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 4, Episode 1 - Ada And Walter Are Haunted

As Ruth appears to be going into labour, Ada and Walter are slightly troubled in their new home by the presence of a ghost.

Broadcast details

Thursday 26th August 1971
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 14th February 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 1st September 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Monday 25th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Monday 24th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 16th March 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 15th 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
Meadows White Fred Carter
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Bill Palmer Production Designer
Ron Grainer Composer

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