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
  • ITV
  • 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.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 6 - The Angels Want Me For A Sunbeam

Brother Benjamin Bailey and Sister Joanna bring their travelling salvation show to town - Billy is won over by the idea, but are they all that they seem?

Broadcast details

Monday 1st December 1980
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 7th August 2015 4:10pm ITV3
Monday 10th August 2015 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 30th September 2015 5:20pm ITV3
Thursday 1st October 2015 6:00am ITV3
Friday 26th February 2016 4:50pm ITV3
Friday 3rd June 2016 4:10pm ITV3
Monday 6th June 2016 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 30th August 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 31st August 2016 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 1st February 2017 4:20pm ITV3
Thursday 2nd February 2017 6:00am ITV3
Friday 28th April 2017 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 25th May 2017 5:20pm ITV3

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Ivy Unsworth
Christopher Beeny Billy Henshaw
Colin Farrell Ernie Hadfield
Rose Power Flo Riley
Guest cast
Paul Luty Tom Wrigley
Ruth Kettlewell Madge Butley
Adrienne Posta Sister Joanna
Rosamund Greenwood Sinner
Ronald Lacey Brother Benjamin Bailey
Writing team
Dick Sharples Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Allen Jewhurst Editor
Colin Pigott Production Designer
Alan Parker Composer
David McDermott Production Designer

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