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 5 - Ada Tries To Make Walter Jealous

Annoyed with Walter's refusal to go to the dance at the Over 60s Club and his accepting overcooked pies from other women, Ada decides that the best course of action is to make him jealous.

Broadcast details

Monday 18th May 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 12th May 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Friday 1st May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Saturday 8th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 24th November 2021 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 26th 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
James Hayter Herbert Jackson
Cecily Hullett (as Cicely Hullett) Freda Skinner
Neil Wilson The Barman
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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