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 5 - A Baby In The House

There's a big falling out between the Pollitt and Bingley households as Ruth finds her mother all-too-keen to offer "advice" and "assistance" in Anthony's upbringing.

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd September 1971
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 20th February 2019 5:30pm TPTV
Sunday 29th September 2019 6:30pm TPTV
Friday 29th May 2020 5:00pm TPTV
Friday 28th August 2020 5:30am TPTV
Wednesday 13th April 2022 6:00pm TPTV
Wednesday 13th December 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
Will Stampe The Barman
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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