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 5, Episode 3 - They Shoot Undertakers, Don't They?

Mary Henshaw can't help feeling jealous of Billy's past girlfriends. Ivy assures her he's not even looked at another woman since the wedding, but when he goes away overnight 'on business', her suspicions are raised.

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th February 1986
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 7th September 2015 4:05pm ITV3
Monday 26th October 2015 5:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 27th October 2015 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 23rd March 2016 4:55pm ITV3
Thursday 30th June 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 1st July 2016 6:00am ITV3
Monday 26th September 2016 4:10pm ITV3
Tuesday 27th September 2016 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 28th February 2017 4:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 1st March 2017 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 24th May 2017 6:00am ITV3
Monday 29th May 2017 5:05am ITV3

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Ivy Unsworth
Christopher Beeny Billy Henshaw
Colin Farrell Ernie Hadfield
Sherrie Hewson Mary Braithwaite
Guest cast
Patsy Rowlands 'Tiger' Lily Longstaffe
Helen Fraser Enid Bracegirdle
Johnny Barrs Charlie
Jackie Shinn Dance M.C.
Writing team
Dick Sharples Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Lance Tattersall Editor
Peter Caldwell Production Designer
Alan Parker Composer

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