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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Sally Wainwright
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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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Writer Sally Wainwright based the story on the experience of her mother Dorothy who was put in touch with her childhood sweetheart Alec via Friends Reunited after being widowed at the age of seventy-five. Alec had also recently been widowed. The couple fell in love all over again and got married. See more »

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References Last Tango in Paris (1972) See more »

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Celia
22 July 2020 | by bmmmamawSee all my reviews

I love this show, but honestly I don't know why Alan is so smitten with Celia. She is such a b***h! Totally self-centered!!!


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UK

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English

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8 September 2013 (USA) See more »

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Last Tango in Halifax See more »

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16:9 HD
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