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 3, Episode 1 - The Honeymooners Return

Ada and Walter are back from a happy honeymoon in Blackpool. Wedded bliss is short-lived, however, when his love of the wireless clashes with Ada's love of Coronation Street!

Broadcast details

Monday 15th March 1971
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 14th July 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Thursday 14th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Monday 17th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 26th January 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 27th September 2023 6:10pm TPTV

Cast & crew

Irene Handl Ada Cresswell/Bingley
Wilfred Pickles Walter Bingley
Barbara Mitchell Ruth Pollitt
Jack Smethurst Leslie Pollitt
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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