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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 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Derek Jacobi ...  Alan 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Sarah Lancashire ...  Caroline 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Nicola Walker ...  Gillian 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Tony Gardner ...  John 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Josh Bolt ...  Raff 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Louis Greatorex ...  Lawrence 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Dean Andrews ...  Robbie 20 episodes, 2012-2016
Nina Sosanya ...  Kate 18 episodes, 2012-2015
Katherine Rose Morley ...  Ellie 13 episodes, 2013-2016
Paul Copley ...  Harry 12 episodes, 2012-2016
Felix Johnson Felix Johnson ...  Angus 12 episodes, 2013-2016
Edward Ashley ...  William 11 episodes, 2012-2013
Ronni Ancona ...  Judith 11 episodes, 2012-2016
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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 second chance at first love. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sista tangon i Halifax See more »

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16:9 HD
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In the opening credits, the "family tree" shows the actor's and actress' birth dates under each actor's and actress' name. Caroline (Celia's daughter) and Gillian (Alan's daughter) are supposed to have the same birthday, which is brought up specifically in the series. However, both show different months under their names in the credits, which does not contradict that part of the story since it's actor's and actress' birthdays, not character's birthdays displayed. See more »

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Depth of characters make it all worthwhile
11 October 2014 | by selffamilySee all my reviews

I didn't watch the first series on TV, but happened across it on DVD rentals, and became enthralled and enslaved. I really enjoy the leading couple, and their 'daughters' , my how Raquel has grown up! Some of the story lines are a bit far-fetched, and I can't help thinking that perhaps Gillian would have benefited from a stronger chastisement occasionally when she was younger and hormonal, but they are what they are. I love that she is always up to her armpits in dung when she gets company or a phone call - I hope they pay her enough. I hope it doesn't get too silly, but some families do lurch from crisis to disaster, so if they can balance the humour, then it will be realistic. The production team have done a grand job, the acting is splendid. Love it.


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