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 7

The big day has finally arrived! Walter and Ada are at the church, but a small oversight on his part delays the ceremony. Luckily the delay gives time for Walter's son Albert to arrive and take his place as best man.

Broadcast details

Monday 26th October 1970
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
Anna Turner Maggie Bingley
Cecily Hullett (as Cicely Hullett) Freda Skinner
Charles Lamb Arthur Parsons
Gabrielle Daye Mrs. Armitage
Winifred Sabine Pensioner
Norman Atkyns Pensioner
Barbara Bruce Pensioner
Evelyn Moore Pensioner
Winifred Braemar Pensioner
Malcolm Rogers The Vicar
Colin Welland Albert Bingley
Bert Palmer Fred Bingley
Anna Wing Gertie Thomas
Norman Shelley Jack Thomas
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of 4 further repeats of this episode
  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see composer & production designer credits for this episode.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?