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 6 - The Queen's Birthday

It's the Queen's birthday and Ada's hoping for a personal reply to the birthday card she sent. Meanwhile, Ruth and Leslie are planning for and considering the implications of their baby.

Broadcast details

Monday 26th April 1971
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 12th February 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 18th August 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Thursday 21st May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Saturday 22nd August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 2nd March 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 1st November 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
Patrick Durkin The Policeman
Daphne Heard Mrs. Chandler
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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