Danger Unexploded bomb yeh?
We have TVO -Television Ontario and they do many joint ventures with BBC... (TVO and BBC did the cooking show Two Fat Ladies) so I have seen DUXB. Good show indeed.
Oh and you are right, Hyacinth can only be endured in small measures but it shows you what a fine actress she is...
Did you ever see the Hamish Macbeth series? Highland television, more like, the series is based on the MC Beaton books "Death of a Gossip.. Death of a Dentist" (there are probably 30 Deaths of something books). Robert Caryle was just great as Hamish.
And your wife identifies with Ria....???
As Time Goes By, my partner Brian and I just adore... our favourite of all shows, really. Geoffrey Palmer is in everything.