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 7 - Should Ada & Walter Move?

Ada and Walter hear of a flat available for rent. The cost is more than reasonable, and it's not too far from the church or from Leslie and Ruth's; but the owner wants 6 months rent in advance. Where will they find that sort of money?

Broadcast details

Monday 3rd May 1971
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 13th February 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 25th August 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Friday 22nd May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Sunday 23rd August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 9th March 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 8th 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
William Maxwell The Vicar
Meadows White Fred Carter
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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