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 3, Episode 4 - The Eviction Order

Walter and Ada receive notice of eviction as the council intend to build a bypass where their house currently stands. Ada's adamant that they won't be moved to an 'overspill estate', and concocts a wild plan to ensure it...

Broadcast details

Monday 5th April 1971
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
    Hazel Coppen Mrs. Harrison
    Dennis Chinnery Mr. Meadows
    Joanna Cooper Liz
    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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