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 4 - Leslie Gets Tickets For The Cup

Leslie wins 4 tickets to the Cup Final at Wembley. After car troubles on the way to the match, they make it to their seats just in time for the kick-off.

Broadcast details

Monday 11th May 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 22nd January 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 5th May 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Thursday 30th April 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Friday 7th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 17th November 2021 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 19th 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
Patrick Connor Arthur
Roger Avon Fred
Patrick Durkin The Policeman
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Bob Gardam Director (Cup Final)
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Jim Nicolson Production Designer
Ron Grainer Composer

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