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For the Love of Ada 

Irene Handl and Wilfred Pickles are two senior citizens who find that as romance blossoms, so too does emotional turmoil. The series gently charts the relationship between Yorkshireman ... See full summary »
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4   3   2   1  
1971   1970  
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Series cast summary:
Irene Handl ...  Ada Bingley / ... 27 episodes, 1970-1971
Wilfred Pickles ...  Walter Bingley 27 episodes, 1970-1971
Barbara Mitchell Barbara Mitchell ...  Ruth Pollitt 27 episodes, 1970-1971
Jack Smethurst Jack Smethurst ...  Leslie Pollitt 27 episodes, 1970-1971
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Irene Handl and Wilfred Pickles are two senior citizens who find that as romance blossoms, so too does emotional turmoil. The series gently charts the relationship between Yorkshireman Walter Bingley and Londoner Ada Cresswell, septuagenarians who meet while Ada is visiting the grave of her late husband. Will their love survive the disapproval of Ada's daughter, Ruth? Does the permissive society extend to its senior citizens? Can the North-South divide be bridged? And will Walter and Ada ever save enough money to get married on their old-age pensions?

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The four series comprising of twenty seven episodes were broadcast over a sixteen month period between May 1970 to September 1971. See more »

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Remade as A Touch of Grace (1973) See more »

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great film
5 September 2019 | by ktodd-77607See all my reviews

Wonderfully acted from the heart. The entire cast sparkle the relationship between the two main stars is absolutely perfect. Wish this film was on TV as I would watch this again and again.


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 1970 (UK) See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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(20 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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