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 6

Tired of saving, and with Ada's generosity looking set to cost them even more, she and Walter decide that they should elope to Yorkshire and marry there.

Broadcast details

Monday 19th October 1970
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 1st February 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 30th June 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Tuesday 12th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Saturday 15th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 12th January 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 13th 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
Arthur White The Porter
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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