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 4

It's Ada's birthday, and there's a bit of a clash between Walter's plans, Ada's plans, and the interfering Freda Skinner!

Broadcast details

Monday 5th October 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 30th January 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 16th June 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Friday 8th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Thursday 13th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 29th December 2021 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 30th 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
Cecily Hullett (as Cicely Hullett) Freda Skinner
Charles Lamb Arthur Parsons
Gabrielle Daye Mrs. Armitage
Barbara Francis The Manageress
Winifred Sabine Pensioner
Norman Atkyns Pensioner
Barbara Bruce Pensioner
Evelyn Moore Pensioner
Winifred Braemar Pensioner
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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