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 6 - Walter Proposes To Ada

Walter proposes to Ada, but struggles to find the money for the ring she likes. Their engagement gives Leslie the chance of an "early night" with Ruth!

Broadcast details

Monday 25th May 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 24th January 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 19th May 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Monday 4th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Sunday 9th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 1st December 2021 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 2nd August 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
Lane Meddick Mr. Watson
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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