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

ITV sitcom about an elderly couple finding love. 28 episodes (4 series), 1970 - 1971. Stars Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell and Jack Smethurst.

Series 2, Episode 1

Estimating needing £130 for their wedding and honeymoon, Ada gets a job as lavatory attendant at the town hall, and Walter is expecting a rise. But Ruth's none-too-pleased with her mother's new occupation, and the news Walter receives isn't exactly what he was hoping for.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th September 1970
Time
9:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Irene Handl Ada Cresswell/Bingley
Wilfred Pickles Walter Bingley
Barbara Mitchell Ruth Pollitt
Jack Smethurst Leslie Pollitt
Guest cast
Michael Barrington Mr. Jarvis
William Maxwell The Vicar
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer

Videos

For The Love Of Ada - 2.1 - Part 1

Featuring: Irene Handl (Ada Cresswell/Bingley), Wilfred Pickles (Walter Bingley), Barbara Mitchell (Ruth Pollitt), Jack Smethurst (Leslie Pollitt), Michael Barrington (Mr. Jarvis), William Maxwell (The Vicar).

For The Love Of Ada - 2.1 - Part 2

Featuring: Irene Handl (Ada Cresswell/Bingley), Wilfred Pickles (Walter Bingley), Barbara Mitchell (Ruth Pollitt), Jack Smethurst (Leslie Pollitt), Michael Barrington (Mr. Jarvis).

For The Love Of Ada - 2.1 - Part 3

Featuring: Irene Handl (Ada Cresswell/Bingley), Wilfred Pickles (Walter Bingley), Barbara Mitchell (Ruth Pollitt), Jack Smethurst (Leslie Pollitt), Michael Barrington (Mr. Jarvis), William Maxwell (The Vicar).

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