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Air Date: November 20th, 2012

Series Summary
Alan and Celia, both widowed and in their '70s, rekindle a relationship that fate stole.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Romantic comedy


  • Season 4 - Episode 2 Dec 20, 2016

    Caroline tells Gillian the truth about why she had to take the new headship; Gillian's guilt over Eddie's death drives her to make a life-changing decision; Alan confronts his fears.

  • Season 4 - Episode 1 Dec 19, 2016

    Caroline must move the family to a ramshackle farmhouse in Huddersfield in time for Christmas; Alan has a difficult conversation with Gillian, who is consumed by thoughts of the afterlife.

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  • An enchanting six-part series about lost love, missed opportunities and second chances. Show More

  • It is the best new show of the fall. It's a rapturous mix of absurdly fairy-tale-romance and frantic modern complications, set in the picturesque drear of Yorkshire and brought to life by masterfully shaded performances. Show More

  • Last Tango in Halifax is an absorbing, sometimes surprising tale of late-in-life romance marked by stunning performances. Show More

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Winner Drama Series
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013)