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 3

Last Tango In Halifax. Image shows from L to R: Alan (Derek Jacobi), Harrison (Liam McCheyne)
Alan's new supermarket job brings an unexpected challenge in the form of Harrison, and an overburdened Celia is called upon to travel by bus.

Further details

There's chaos at the bungalow as work begins to strip out the old kitchen. Alan's new supermarket job brings an unexpected challenge in the form of Harrison, and an overburdened Celia is called upon to travel by bus.

Caroline has cause to question how people see her, and the giraffe continues to torment Gillian who is pushed to her wits' end by the return of PC Cheryl.

Elsewhere, a hungover Judith has an epiphany, Caroline gains an unwanted lodger, and the truth about Ted's last-minute trip comes to light.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 8th 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
Dean Smith William
Liam McCheyne Harrison
Lu Corfield Ruth
Guest cast
Rachel Leskovac Cheryl
Timothy West Ted
Issacah Hatzer Flora
Tilly Kaye Calamity
Anna Leong Brophy Laura
Catherine Campion Mia
Annie Cowan Marie
Sherelle Armstrong Supermarket Assistant
Jonathan Halliwell Rick
Bukso Dhillon-Woolley (as Buckso Dhillon-Woolley) Helen
Rick S Carr Barry
Kerry Fox Nadine
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
Tim Hodges 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

Press

Last Tango in Halifax will crossover with Happy Valley

Fans of the Last Tango In Halifax are in for a treat with this Sunday's episode when a Happy Valley crossover involving Sergeant Cawood occurs.

Carl Greenwood, The Sun, 5th March 2020

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