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 5 - The Sunday Lunchtime Drink

Walter and Leslie sneak off to the pub for a Sunday drink; Ada and Ruth aren't too amused to find out that there wasn't, in fact, extra work to be done at the church.

Broadcast details

Monday 19th April 1971
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 11th February 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 11th August 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Wednesday 20th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Friday 21st August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 23rd February 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 25th 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
Norman Robbins Charlie
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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