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Last Tango in Halifax: Season 1 (2012)

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Critic Consensus: Charming and sweet, Last Tango in Halifax is a moving comedy-drama that delights as it touches hearts of all ages, boasting marvelous performances by its leading actors.

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Follow the story of Alan and Celia, who are reunited 60 years after a teenage tryst, only to find themselves falling for each other all over again. But 60 years is a long time to accumulate baggage, and making sure Alan's daughter Gillian and Celia's daughter Caroline get on is going to be hard work!

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Anne Reid
as Celia
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Sweet and dear. It's more sweet than sexy, more dear than exciting. Yet the British import Last Tango in Halifax is an absorbing, sometimes surprising tale of late-in-life romance marked by stunning performances.

January 3, 2014 | Full Review…

It's a sweet, touching story, a little pokey at first, but increasingly involving.

September 9, 2013 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Not least of all, it's about portraying older people on TV without patronizing or ridiculing them.

September 6, 2013 | Full Review…

As Shakespeare knew, there's something deeply appealing about the possibility of true love being one day realised, even so greyishly late that the wedding becomes a race against the funeral.

January 3, 2014 | Full Review…

The tender wrap-up will leave the waterworks flushed and refreshed.

December 19, 2013 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The best option for fans of these sorts of humanely drawn series is undoubtedly PBS's Last Tango in Halifax, a charming comedy-drama about finding new love late in life and all the complications that come with any coupling.

September 9, 2013 | Full Review…

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