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 2, Episode 3

Leslie is offered a promotion, but it means he, Ada and Ruth would have to move to Coventry. Putting the house up for sale, Ada and Walter believe they don't have long left together...

Broadcast details

Monday 28th September 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 29th January 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 9th June 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Thursday 7th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 12th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 22nd December 2021 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 23rd 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
Jon Croft Charlie Nugent
Joanna Cooper Mrs. Martin
Douglas Ridley Mr. Martin
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Harry Clark Production Designer
Ron Grainer Composer

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