Last Tango In Halifax. Image shows from L to R: Caroline (Sarah Lancashire), Celia (Anne Reid), Alan (Derek Jacobi), Gillian (Nicola Walker). Copyright: Red Production Company
Last Tango In Halifax

Last Tango In Halifax

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 2012 - 2020
  • 24 episodes (5 series)

Romantic comedy drama about would-be childhood sweethearts who are reunited after 60 years. Stars Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Sarah Lancashire, Nicola Walker, Tony Gardner and more.

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Series 5, Episode 2

Last Tango In Halifax. Image shows from L to R: Raff (Josh Bolt), Ellie (Katherine Rose Morley)
Celia is quick to apologise for causing a scene, but with Alan seeking excitement outside the bungalow, and Celia seeking it within, their relationship comes under increasing strain.

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Celia is quick to apologise for causing a scene, but with Alan seeking excitement outside the bungalow, and Celia seeking it within, their relationship comes under increasing strain.

Questions are raised when Ted arrives, fresh off a long-haul flight with a lifetime worth of luggage and further surprises in tow...

Raff is left speechless when a giraffe turns up at Far Slack Farm, and Gillian is riddled with old anxieties when it brings unwarranted attention to the barn.

Aspiring YouTube sensations Lawrence and Angus pitch a tent in Gillian's field. Meanwhile, Caroline and Ruth get on like a house on fire, until things take an unexpected turn. And as Judith looks to the future, John begins to look the other way.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 1st March 2020
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Derek Jacobi Alan
Anne Reid Celia
Sarah Lancashire Caroline
Nicola Walker Gillian
Tony Gardner John
Ronni Ancona Judith
Josh Bolt Raff
Louis Greatorex Lawrence
Katherine Rose Morley Ellie
Felix Johnson Angus
Lu Corfield Ruth
Guest cast
Timothy West Ted
Issacah Hatzer Flora
Tilly Kaye Calamity
Anna Leong Brophy Laura
Tony Mooney David
Sophie McIntosh Alyssa
Catherine Campion Mia
Writing team
Sally Wainwright Writer
Stella Merz Script Producer
Emma Blauciak Assistant Script Editor
Production team
Gareth Bryn Director
Ken Horn Producer
Sally Wainwright Executive Producer
Ben Irving Executive Producer
Faith Penhale Executive Producer
Laura Lankester Executive Producer
Fiona Black Line Producer
Richard Cox Editor
Christopher Walker Production Designer
Beverley Keogh Casting Director
Iain MacAulay Costume Designer
Simon Archer Director of Photography
Jessica Taylor Make-up Designer
Murray Gold Composer
Charlie Austin (as Charlie Marie Austin) Graphics
Will Jasper 1st Assistant Director

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