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 4, Episode 1 - Flying Undertaker

After being buzzed by a low-flying plane and finding its pilot is an attractive young woman, Billy sets his sight on the skies. But Auntie Ivy isn't going to let him get into danger without sticking an oar in!

Broadcast details

Monday 28th November 1983
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 20th August 2015 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 21st August 2015 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 13th October 2015 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 14th October 2015 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 10th March 2016 4:50pm ITV3
Friday 17th June 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Monday 20th June 2016 6:10am ITV3
Tuesday 13th September 2016 4:10pm ITV3
Wednesday 14th September 2016 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 15th February 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 16th February 2017 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 11th May 2017 6:00am ITV3
Sunday 14th May 2017 6:00am ITV3

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Ivy Unsworth
Christopher Beeny Billy Henshaw
Colin Farrell Ernie Hadfield
Guest cast
Claire Walker Sylvia Mason
Kathleen Helme Ethel Mason
Bill Dean Garage Man
Ted Beyer Farm Worker
Writing team
Dick Sharples Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Trevor Pugh Editor
Peter Caldwell Production Designer

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