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Last Tango in Halifax 

Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan's late wife failed to pass on a letter from Celia, his longtime crush, with an apology for missing their first date and her forwarding address. Both now have daughters with lover troubles.

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Series cast summary:
Anne Reid ...  Celia 24 episodes, 2012-2020
Derek Jacobi ...  Alan 24 episodes, 2012-2020
Sarah Lancashire ...  Caroline 24 episodes, 2012-2020
Nicola Walker ...  Gillian 24 episodes, 2012-2020
Tony Gardner ...  John 24 episodes, 2012-2020
Josh Bolt ...  Raff 24 episodes, 2012-2020
Louis Greatorex ...  Lawrence 24 episodes, 2012-2020
Dean Andrews ...  Robbie 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Nina Sosanya ...  Kate 18 episodes, 2012-2015
Katherine Rose Morley ...  Ellie 17 episodes, 2013-2020
Ronni Ancona ...  Judith 15 episodes, 2012-2020
Paul Copley ...  Harry 14 episodes, 2012-2020
Felix Johnson Felix Johnson ...  Angus 14 episodes, 2013-2020
Edward Ashley ...  William 11 episodes, 2012-2013
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Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan's late wife failed to pass on a letter from Celia, his longtime crush, with an apology for missing their first date and her forwarding address. Both now have daughters with lover troubles.

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A heartwarming tale of love and second chances. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Last Tango in Halifax See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Sir Derek Jacobi (in Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)) and Anne Reid (in The Mother (2003)) have each played characters that have had affairs with a character played by Daniel Craig. See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Last Tango I Halifax S1-4 (2018) See more »

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Beautiful and authentic
23 September 2016 | by imdb-35-647461See all my reviews

This is one of the series i liked the most. It is profound, comprehensive, extraordinary, unpredictable and the acting is super. The variation in the character cast is magnificent . The authentic roll play sublime. It is one of the examples why I highly admire the British series. It could be well a real life example of ordinary people with all their usual daily problems and emotions. Nicola is my best favorite actress, I have seen her in River too. But nothing less to all the other actors without exception they are all of a very high class.

I (me Dutch) have learned a lot from the slang that used in the series. Although English subtitles are highly appreciated for me. I can't wait for the next series to come out.


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