In Loving Memory. Image shows from L to R: Billy Henshaw (Christopher Beeny), Ivy Unsworth (Thora Hird). Copyright: Rex
In Loving Memory

In Loving Memory

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1969 - 1986
  • 37 episodes (5 series)

Comedy about an auntie and nephew, Ivy and Billy, who run a family undertakers' business in 1920s Yorkshire. Stars Thora Hird, Christopher Beeny, Colin Farrell, Avis Bunnage, Sherrie Hewson and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - In Loving Memory

Jeremiah Unsworth dies unexpectedly, leaving his undertakers' business to wife Ivy and new recruit nephew, Billy Henshaw.

Broadcast details

Monday 21st May 1979
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 21st July 2015 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 22nd July 2015 6:20am ITV3
Monday 14th September 2015 5:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 10th February 2016 4:55pm ITV3
Wednesday 18th May 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 19th May 2016 6:00am ITV3
Friday 12th August 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Monday 15th August 2016 6:10am ITV3
Monday 16th January 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 17th January 2017 6:00am ITV3
Monday 17th April 2017 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 18th April 2017 1:40am ITV3

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Ivy Unsworth
Christopher Beeny Billy Henshaw
Avis Bunnage Amy Jenkinson
Rose Power Flo Riley
Guest cast
Freddie Jones Jeremiah Unsworth
Writing team
Dick Sharples Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Allen Jewhurst Editor
Colin Pigott Production Designer
Alan Parker Composer

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