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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 1 - The Actress And The Undertaker

A variety show is playing at the theatre for the week, and after an accident on-stage, Billy meets - and soon falls in love with - beautiful chorus girl Vera.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th October 1982
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 11th August 2015 4:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 12th August 2015 6:00am ITV3
Friday 2nd October 2015 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 5th October 2015 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 1st March 2016 4:50pm ITV3
Tuesday 7th June 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 8th June 2016 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 1st September 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 2nd September 2016 6:10am ITV3
Friday 3rd February 2017 4:20pm ITV3
Monday 6th February 2017 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 6:00am ITV3
Saturday 6th May 2017 4:50am ITV3
Monday 29th May 2017 5:20pm ITV3

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Ivy Unsworth
Christopher Beeny Billy Henshaw
Colin Farrell Ernie Hadfield
Guest cast
Cheryl Hall Vera Venables
Philip Jackson Indian
Lori Wells Gladys
Mary Preston Delores
Victor Maddern Comic
Writing team
Dick Sharples Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Allen Jewhurst Editor
Stuart Quarmby Editor
Peter Caldwell Production Designer
Liz Barnett Production Designer
Robert Hartley Composer

Share this page