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.

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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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 8th February 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 4th August 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Tuesday 19th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Thursday 20th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 16th February 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 18th October 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
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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