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

For The Love Of Ada

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1970 - 1971
  • 28 episodes (4 series)

Sitcom about the late-in-life romance blossoming between widow Ada Cresswell and widower Walter Bingley. Stars Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell and Jack Smethurst.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Walter Comes To Tea

Ada invites Walter for Sunday tea with the family, but when Mrs Bingley answers his front door the next day, are things as rosy as they have seemed?

Broadcast details

Monday 27th April 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 18th January 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 21st April 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Tuesday 28th April 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 5th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 3rd November 2021 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 5th July 2023 6:00pm TPTV

Cast & crew

Irene Handl Ada Cresswell/Bingley
Wilfred Pickles Walter Bingley
Barbara Mitchell Ruth Pollitt
Jack Smethurst Leslie Pollitt
Guest cast
Anna Turner Maggie Bingley
Joan Carol Mrs. Johnson
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Jim Nicolson Production Designer
Ron Grainer Composer

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