Last Tango in Halifax is a British comedy-drama series that broadcast on BBC One, beginning November 2012 and ending with a two-part Christmas special in December 2016. Screenwriter Sally Wainwright loosely adapted the story of her mother's second marriage. Starring Sir Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid as Alan and Celia, former childhood sweethearts, who are now in their seventies. Reunited via Facebook, they meet, fall in love, and plan to marry. Reid and Jacobi enjoyed having the chance to play out a love story between older people. Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker star as Caroline, Celia's daughter, and Gillian, Alan's daughter, respectively. Other characters are played by Nina Sosanya, Tony Gardner, Ronni Ancona, Dean Andrews, Sacha Dhawan and Josh Bolt.

Property Value
dbo:Work/runtime
  • 60.0
dbo:abstract
  • Last Tango in Halifax is a British comedy-drama series that broadcast on BBC One, beginning November 2012 and ending with a two-part Christmas special in December 2016. Screenwriter Sally Wainwright loosely adapted the story of her mother's second marriage. Starring Sir Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid as Alan and Celia, former childhood sweethearts, who are now in their seventies. Reunited via Facebook, they meet, fall in love, and plan to marry. Reid and Jacobi enjoyed having the chance to play out a love story between older people. Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker star as Caroline, Celia's daughter, and Gillian, Alan's daughter, respectively. Other characters are played by Nina Sosanya, Tony Gardner, Ronni Ancona, Dean Andrews, Sacha Dhawan and Josh Bolt. The series has been praised for its depiction of the older generation, strong acting, and believable dialogue. A critic for The Daily Telegraph summarised the series as "a triumph against TV's ageism", and it has been endorsed by an executive member of the charity Age UK. Ahead of the American premiere, a critic for the Los Angeles Times described it as "the best new show of the fall". Last Tango in Halifax accrued four nominations for the 2013 British Academy Television Awards and won the British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series. The United States broadcast television network PBS began airing the first series in September 2013. A second series was commissioned, and filming began in summer 2013. It was broadcast on BBC One from 19 November 2013 to 24 December 2013. A third series was commissioned prior to the final episode of the second, aired between 28 December 2014 and 1 February 2015. Immediately following the end of Series Three, the BBC announced that a fourth series had been commissioned. The fourth series consists of only two episodes, described as Christmas Specials. They were broadcast on 19 and 20 December 2016. Despite thoughts that the series would not be returning Sarah Lancashire and writer Sally Wainright both confirmed in March and May 2019 respectively that a new Series is currently being written. (en)
dbo:author
dbo:channel
dbo:company
dbo:composer
dbo:executiveProducer
dbo:genre
dbo:imdbId
  • 2216156
dbo:location
dbo:numberOfEpisodes
  • 20 (xsd:integer)
dbo:numberOfSeasons
  • 4 (xsd:integer)
dbo:releaseDate
  • 2012-11-20 (xsd:date)
dbo:runtime
  • 3600.000000 (xsd:double)
dbo:wikiPageEditLink
dbo:wikiPageExternalLink
dbo:wikiPageExtracted
  • 2019-10-11 05:49:47Z (xsd:date)
dbo:wikiPageHistoryLink
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 37968330 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageLength
  • 46659 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageModified
  • 2019-10-11 05:49:12Z (xsd:date)
dbo:wikiPageOutDegree
  • 133 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 920679689 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionLink
dbp:wikiPageUsesTemplate
dct:subject
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Last Tango in Halifax is a British comedy-drama series that broadcast on BBC One, beginning November 2012 and ending with a two-part Christmas special in December 2016. Screenwriter Sally Wainwright loosely adapted the story of her mother's second marriage. Starring Sir Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid as Alan and Celia, former childhood sweethearts, who are now in their seventies. Reunited via Facebook, they meet, fall in love, and plan to marry. Reid and Jacobi enjoyed having the chance to play out a love story between older people. Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker star as Caroline, Celia's daughter, and Gillian, Alan's daughter, respectively. Other characters are played by Nina Sosanya, Tony Gardner, Ronni Ancona, Dean Andrews, Sacha Dhawan and Josh Bolt. (en)
rdfs:label
  • Last Tango in Halifax (en)
owl:sameAs
foaf:homepage
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
foaf:name
  • Last Tango in Halifax (en)
is dbo:series of
is dbo:wikiPageDisambiguates of
is dbo:wikiPageRedirects of
is foaf:primaryTopic of