Pop Art Stylised Portrait of Jean Alexander as Hilda Ogden.*
Title based on the following scene: The Ogdens go on their second honeymoon, driven there in a limousine and waved off by the residents. Hilda enjoys the luxurious room while Stan enjoys the drinks cabinet. She stops him watching the TV and tries to make him see how other people live. They have champagne and kiss. Hilda has plans for the night but Stan falls asleep.
Stan Ogden (After Hilda makes him kiss her):"What's that lipstick taste of?" Hilda Ogden: "Woman, Stanley, Woman!"
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*Hilda Alice Ogden (also Crabtree) is a fictional character from the British ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, one of the best-known of all the regular characters in the serial, whose name became synonymous with a certain type of working-class woman. She was played by Jean Alexander from 1964 to 1987.
For much of her period as a character in the Street, Hilda worked as cleaner of The Rovers Return Inn. A gossip and busybody, many of her storylines were used for comedic purposes, though the character was equally used for dramatic effect; a scene in which she wept over the sight of her recently deceased husband's spectacles has been hailed as one of the most moving images in television history.
Arguably the serial's most popular character of all time, Hilda was voted the greatest TV character in a Radio Times poll of over 5,000 people. The typical appearance of Hilda, wearing hair curlers and a head scarf, has inspired art and catwalk themes.