- Rosie M. Banks
Rosie M. Banks is a recurring
fictional characterin the Jeevesand Drones Clubstories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a romance novelist and the wife of Bingo Little. Suggested real-life models for this character include prolific early twentieth-century female romance novelists such as Ethel M. DellFact|date=August 2007 and Ruby M. AyresFergusson, James (2007). "Bibliography - Proofs, firsts and file copies". "TLS, the Times Literary Supplement", 1 June 2007, no. 5435, p. 28..
Rosie M. Banks is a romance novelist, the author of fictional works such as: "All for Love"; "A Red, Red Summer Rose"; "Madcap Myrtle"; "Only a Factory Girl"; "The Courtship of Lord Strathmorlick"; "Mervyn Keene, Clubman"; " 'Twas Once in May"; "By Honour Bound"; and "A Kiss at Twilight".
She submitted an article for "
Milady's Boudoir" (the women's paper of Dahlia Travers, Bertie Wooster's Aunt Dahlia), entitled "How I Keep the Love of my Husband-Baby", which, fortunately for her husband, hasn't been published.
She employed chef extraordinaire
Anatoleuntil Aunt Dahlia stole him from her with the help of Jeeves(in " Clustering Round Young Bingo"), and is thus unlikely to further write for Mrs Travers.
Rosie M. Banks is featured in one semi-novel and many short stories:
The Inimitable Jeeves" (1923) - Jeeves semi-novel
Clustering Round Young Bingo" (1925) - Drones short story, collected in " Carry on, Jeeves" (1925)
Jeeves and the Old School Chum" (1930) - Jeeves short story, collected in " Very Good, Jeeves" (1930)
All's Well With Bingo" (1937) - Drones short story, collected in " Eggs, Beans, and Crumpets" (1940)
Bingo and the Peke Crisis" (1937) - Drones short story, collected in " Eggs, Beans, and Crumpets" (1940)
The Editor Regrets" (1939) - Drones short story, collected in " Eggs, Beans, and Crumpets" (1940)
* "Sonny Boy" (1939) - Drones short story, collected in "
Eggs, Beans, and Crumpets" (1940)
The Word in Season" (1940) - Drones short story, collected in " A Few Quick Ones" (1959)
The Shadow Passes" (1950) - Drones short story, new in "Nothing Serious" (1950)
Leave It to Algy" (1954) - Drones short story, collected in " A Few Quick Ones" (1959)
Bingo Bans the Bomb" (1965) - Drones short story, collected in " Plum Pie" (1966)
Stylish Stouts" (1965) - Drones short story, collected in " Plum Pie" (1966)
Rosie M. Banks is mentioned in:
* "The Mating Season" (1949) – Jeeves novel, with the longest example of Rosie's work, a synopsis of "Mervyn Keene, Clubman".
; Film and TV actresses
Deborah Stanfordin the BBC One's black-and-white "World of Wooster" (1965–1967)Cite web
author = Lewisohn, Mark
date = 2003 copyright
title = "The World of Wooster" (with cast)
work = BBC Comedy Guide
publisher = BBC.co.uk
url = http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide/articles/w/worldofwoosterth_1299003415.shtml
archiveurl = http://web.archive.org/web/20070313002647/http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide/articles/w/worldofwoosterth_1299003415.shtml
archivedate = 2007-03-13
Anastasia Hillein the 1990-1993 ITV series " Jeeves and Wooster", season 4 episode 3Imdb title|0614720|Jeeves and Wooster|(Season 4, Episode 3)
; Radio actresses
; Audiobook actresses
* List of P. G. Wodehouse characters in the Jeeves stories
; Sources consulted
* Cite web
author = Kuzmenko, Michel (The Russian Wodehouse Society)
title = "Wodehouse books"
work = Bibliography
url = http://wodehouse.ru/bibeng.htm
accessdate = 2007-08-13
* Cite web
author = Reggie
title = "Wodehouse Who's Who: Rosie M. Banks, Mrs Bingo Little"
work = Blandings, a Companion to the Works of P. G. Wodehouse
url = http://www.blandings.org.uk/who/Banks_Rosie.htm
archiveurl = http://webcitation.org/query?date=2007-08-13&url=http://www.blandings.org.uk/who/Banks_Rosie.htm
archivedate = 2007-08-13
* Cite web
author = Hutchinson, Kyle
title = "Wodehouse Characters: Rosie M. Banks, Mrs. Bingo Little"
work = The P. G. Wodehouse Story Index [database]
url = http://reasonablevoice.net/windex/character.php?name=1836 (last updated
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