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 5

Whilst tending the grave of Ada's late husband Sam, Leslie discovers that a mix-up has led to Sam being buried in a neighbouring plot, and that she's been keeping it neat and tidy for all of these years erroneously!

Broadcast details

Monday 12th October 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 31st January 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 23rd June 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Monday 11th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Friday 14th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 5th January 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 6th September 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
Malcolm Rogers The Vicar
Elizabeth Hunt Mrs. Baker
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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