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

ITV sitcom about an elderly couple finding love. 28 episodes (4 series), 1970 - 1971. Stars Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell and Jack Smethurst.

Series 4 - Christmas With Ada

After a riotous work Christmas party, Leslie's in the doghouse. His tie's missing, as are the car keys, and a large-cupped bra is found on the back seat. If only he could remember what happened!

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 26th December 1971
Time
6:45pm
Channel
ITV
Length
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Irene Handl Ada Cresswell/Bingley
Wilfred Pickles Walter Bingley
Barbara Mitchell Ruth Pollitt
Jack Smethurst Leslie Pollitt
Guest cast
Joanna Cooper Liz
Larry Martyn Brian
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
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