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 5, Episode 1 - And Auntie Came Too

It's Oldshaw's wedding of the year as Billy and Mary finally tie the knot. They're very keen to get off on their honeymoon, but Auntie Ivy is insisting on accompanying them!

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th February 1986
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 3rd September 2015 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 22nd October 2015 5:25pm ITV3
Friday 23rd October 2015 6:10am ITV3
Monday 21st March 2016 4:55pm ITV3
Tuesday 28th June 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 29th June 2016 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 22nd September 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 23rd September 2016 6:10am ITV3
Friday 24th February 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Monday 27th February 2017 6:00am ITV3
Monday 22nd May 2017 6:00am ITV3
Saturday 27th May 2017 4:40am ITV3

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Ivy Unsworth
Christopher Beeny Billy Henshaw
Colin Farrell Ernie Hadfield
Sherrie Hewson Mary Braithwaite
Guest cast
Ivor Salter Fisherman
Marie Jelliman Emily
Writing team
Dick Sharples Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Phil Cooke Editor
Peter Caldwell Production Designer
Alan Parker Composer

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