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 3 - Walter & Ada Go On A Weekend

Walter takes Ada for an 'off-white' weekend break in Bognor Regis. Ruth is far from amused and drags Leslie across the country to bring her back home.

Broadcast details

Monday 4th May 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 21st January 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 28th April 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Wednesday 29th April 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Thursday 6th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 10th November 2021 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 12th 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
John Comer Eddie
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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