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For The Love Of Ada. Image shows from L to R: Walter Bingley (Wilfred Pickles), Ada Cresswell/Bingley (Irene Handl).

For The Love Of Ada

ITV sitcom. 28 episodes (4 series), 1970 - 1971. Stars Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell and Jack Smethurst.

For The Love Of Ada. Image shows from L to R: Ruth Pollitt (Barbara Mitchell), Leslie Pollitt (Jack Smethurst), Ada Cresswell/Bingley (Irene Handl), Walter Bingley (Wilfred Pickles).

For The Love Of Ada

Sitcom about the late-in-life romance blossoming between widow Ada Cresswell and widower Walter Bingley

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1970 - 1971
Channel
ITV
Episodes
28   (4 series)
Starring
Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell and Jack Smethurst
Writers
Vince Powell and Harry Driver
Director
Ronnie Baxter
Producer
Ronnie Baxter

When Ada Cresswell said goodbye to her beloved husband she little realised that she would years later fall in love with Walter Pickles, the grave digger who buried him.

After a whirlwind romance, and much to her daughter Ruth's objection, Walter and Ada marry. Leslie, Ruth's husband, has no problem with their relationship or marriage, but then he has little say in anything!

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