(Katherine) Patricia ROUTLEDGE

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1929-02-17
Education Birkenhead HS, Univ of Liverpool (BA)
Books & Publications
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Clubs Sloane
Style Miss Patricia Routledge, CBE
Career actress and singer; trained Bristol Old Vic Theatre Sch and with Walther Gruner Guildhall Sch of Music; Top TV Comedy Actress Award 1991, Grand Order of Water Rats Award 1991, Variety Club of GB Award 1993, BBC 60th Anniversary Award 1996; Hon DLitt: Univ of Liverpool 1999, Univ of Lancaster 2008; >ir< first professional appearance as Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Liverpool Playhouse) 1952, first West End appearance in Sheridan's The Duenna (Westminster Theatre) 1954, first Broadway appearance in How's the World Treating You? (Music Box NY) 1966 (Whitbread Award 1966), Darling of the Day (Broadway) 1968 (Antoinette Perry Award 1968), Love Match (Ahmanson Theatre Los Angeles) 1968-69, Cowardy Custard (Mermaid Theatre) 1972-73, Noises Off (Savoy Theatre) 1981, Mistress Quickly in Henry V, Queen Margaret in Richard III (RSC (Olivier Award Nomination)) 1984-85, The Old Lady in Candide (Old Vic) 1988-89 (Olivier Award 1989), Come for the Ride (solo show) 1988 and (tour) 1989, Carousel (RNT) 1993, The Rivals (Chichester) 1994, Beatrix (Chichester and tour) 1996, The Importance of Being Earnest (Chichester, Theatre Royal, Australian tour and Savoy Theatre) 1999-2001, Wild Orchids (Chichester) 2002, The Solid Gold Cadillac (Garrick Theatre) 2004, The Best of Friends (Hampstead and tour) 2006, Facing the Music (Menier Chocolate Factory) 2006 and (tour) 2010-12, Office Suite (Chichester and tour) 2007, Crown Matrimonial (Guildford and tour) 2008, Admission: One Shilling (Nat Gallery) 2009 and (tour) 2010-12; >ir< incl: Sophia and Constance, A Woman of No Importance 1982 (Broadcasting Press Guild Critics Award), A Lady of Letters 1988 (BAFTA Nomination), First and Last, Missing Persons, Victoria Wood - As Seen on TV, Talking Heads (BBC, also staged Comedy Theatre) 1992, Hildegard of Bingen (BBC) 1994, Keeping Up Appearances (BBC) 1990-95, lead role in Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (BBC) 1995-98, Anybody's Nightmare (Carlton) 2001, The Brontës (BBC) 2003
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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