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LastTangoinHalifaxisaBritishromanticdrama
seriesthatstartedairingonBBCOneon20
November2012.TheserieswaswrittenbySally
Wainwright,whowasinspiredbywitnessingthe
happinessthathermother'ssecondmarriagebrought
herlateinlife.ItstarsDerekJacobiandAnneReidas
widowedseptuagenarians,AlanandCelia,childhood
sweetheartswhohavebeenapartfor60years.
ReunitedviaFacebook,theymeet,fallinlove,and
plantomarry.ReidandJacobienjoyedhavingthe
chancetoplayoutalovestorybetweenolder
people.[1][2][3]SarahLancashireandNicolaWalker
starasCaroline,Celia'sdaughter,andGillian,Alan's
daughter,respectively.Othercharactersareplayedby
NinaSosanya,TonyGardner,RonniAncona,Dean
Andrews,SachaDhawanandJoshBolt.
TheUnitedStatesbroadcasttelevisionnetworkPBS
pickedupthefirstseriesandbeganairingitin
September2013.Theserieshasbeenpraisedforits
depictionoftheoldergeneration,strongacting,and
believabledialogue.AcriticforTheDailyTelegraph
summarisedtheseriesas"atriumphagainstTV's
ageism",andithasbeenendorsedbyanexecutive
memberofthecharityAgeUK.Aheadoftheseries'
Americanpremiere,acriticfortheLosAngelesTimes
describeditas"thebestnewshowofthefall".Last
TangoinHalifaxaccruedfournominationsforthe
2013BritishAcademyTelevisionAwardsandwon
theBritishAcademyTelevisionAwardforBest
DramaSeries.
Asecondserieswascommissioned,andfilming
beganinsummer2013.ItwasbroadcastonBBCOne
from19November2013to24December2013.A
thirdserieswascommissionedpriortothefinal
episodeofthesecond,[4]airedbetween28December
2014and1February2015.Afourthserieshasbeen
confirmedbytheBBC.[5]

LastTangoinHalifax

Genre

Romanticdrama

Writtenby

SallyWainwright

Starring

Composer(s)

MurrayGold

Countryof
origin

UnitedKingdom

Original
language(s)

English

No.ofseries

4(1UpcomingSeries)

No.ofepisodes

24(6upcomingepisodes)
(listofepisodes)
Production

Executive
producer(s)

NicolaShindler

Location(s)

Yorkshire

Runningtime

60minutes

Production
company(s)

RedProductionCompany
Release

Originalchannel BBCOne
Originalrelease

Contents
1Overview
2Production
2.1Conceptandwriting
2.2Charactersandcasting

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DerekJacobi
AnneReid
SarahLancashire
NicolaWalker

20November2012present
Externallinks

Website
(http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03h4107)
Productionwebsite
(http://www.redproductioncompany.com/)
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2.2Charactersandcasting
2.3Filming
3Episodes
4Broadcastandreception
4.1Criticalreception
4.2Accolades
5Possibleadaptations
6Notes
7References
8Externallinks

Overview
CeliaDawsonandAlanButtershawarebothwidowedandintheirseventies.Theywereattractedtoeach
otherinthe1950s,butneverexpressedtheirfeelings,andCeliamovedawaywithherparents.Inthe
presentday,theyarereunitedafterbeingpersuadedtojoinFacebookbytheirrespective
grandchildren.[6]AlanhaslovedCeliasincehewas16yearsold,[7]whilstCeliaisdescribedasawoman
whois"unfulfilled"andwasunhappilymarriedtoamanshegrewtohate.[7]Aftertheirreunion,Alan
andCeliadiscoverthattheystillfeelaspassionatelyforeachotherastheydidwhentheywere
teenagers.Theirstoryisdescribedasa"testamentoftheupliftingpowerofloveatanyage".[6]
AlanandCelia'sromanceisdepictedalongsidethetroublesoftheirowngrownupdaughters,andthe
series'officialdescriptionsaysthatitsportrayaloffamilyis"asdarkasitiscomic".[6]Alan'sdaughter
GillianandCelia'sdaughterCarolinearecompleteopposites:widowedGillianrunsafarmandworks
parttimeinasupermarket,[7]whilstOxfordeducated[7]Carolineistheheadmistressofasuccessful
school.[6]Theirparents'engagementaffectsbothdaughters'lives.Gillianwondershowsheandherson
willcopewithoutherfatheraroundtohelp,[8]whilstCaroline,strugglingwithdepressionandher
feelingsforafemalecolleague,feelsthathermother'sunconventionalromancegivesher"permissionto
finallyadmittobeingwhoshereallyis".[9]

Production
Conceptandwriting
TheseriesisbasedonleadwriterSallyWainwright'spersonalexperiences.[10]Shedescribeditas"the
mostpersonalthingI'veeverwritten".[11]Hermother,Dorothy,lostcontactwithachildhoodfriend,
AlecWalker,[10]whenshewas15,buttheyreconnectedonthesocialnetworkingwebsiteFriends
Reunited60yearslater[11]andwithinsixmonthsweremarried.Wainwrightsaidtherelationship
betweenhermotherandAlec"wassobeautifulandupliftingthatitinspiredeveryonearoundthem".[12]
WhenshetoldthestorytohercolleagueNicolaShindler,Shindlersuggestedsheturnherexperience
intoatelevisionseries.Shindlerbecametheseries'executiveproducerandaccordingtoWainwright,the
scriptwassold"instantly".[12]
ThecharacterofCeliaisbasedonDorothyWainwrighthasnotedthathermother"becameso
passionateandemotional"afterfallinginloveagain.[12]Somescenesintheseriesarebasedontrue
events.InoneepisodeCeliaandAlanareshownlaughingatanargumentbetweenCarolineandher
husbandinthenextroomWainwrightrecallsdiscoveringhermotherandstepfatherinthesame
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situationafterWainwrighthadhadanargumentwithherhusbandAustin.[12]Caroline'sdiscomfortwith
Celia'sdiscussinghersexlifeisbasedonaconversationWainwrighthadwithhermother.Dorothy's
husbanddiedthreeyearsintotheirmarriage,butaccordingtoWainwrightshewas"delighted"tohave
theirrelationshipdramatisedWainwrightbelievesLastTangoinHalifaxis"acelebrationofhow
fantasticthewholethingwas".[12]
Thoughlargelybiographical,theseriesdoescontainsomeinventedstorylines.Inreallife,Alecand
Dorothy'sfamilieshadagoodrelationshipfromthestart,whereasintheTVseries,CarolineandGillian
initiallyhaveafeud.[12]WhilstJacobiandReid'sstorylineispredominantlyuplifting,theactionsoftheir
onscreenfamilieswasintendedtoprovideacontrast.WithregardtoAlanandCelia'sdysfunctional
families,Wainwrightstatesthatthey"bringdramaandchaosateveryturn"andthattheseriesaimsto
"getundertheskinofthesecharacters".[10]
ThroughCaroline,theseriesexploresvariousLGBTthemes.AsourceofcontentionforCeliaisher
daughterenteringintoasamesexrelationshipandlatercomingouttoher.AnneReidspokepositively
ofthestoryline,statingthatshebelievesalotofpeopleofherowngenerationarehomophobic.Shefelt
thatherowncharacter"mightshowthem[and]mightchangethem"justasCeliamustbecomemore
acceptingtoavoidlosingAlan.Jacobiconcurred:Alanhas"astreakoftoleranceinhim...thatperhaps
Celiadoesn't".[13]Inseriesthree,thedivisionbetweenCeliaandCarolinewidensafterCeliarefusesto
attendCaroline'sweddingtoanotherwoman.WainwrightfeltthatkillingoffCaroline'spartnerKate
wouldbethemosteffectivewaytopropelthedramaonwardsandtodeveloptheemotionallivesofthe
remainingcharactersgoingforward.Shewasconflictedoverthisdecision,havinggrownattachedtothe
characterofKate,andactressNinaSosanya,andwrotetwoversionsofthefourthepisodetheunaired
onewouldhaveseenKatesurvive.[14]

Charactersandcasting
DiscussingthecastingofDerekJacobiandAnneReid,Wainwright
stated:"wewentforthebestandwegotthem".[10]TheGuardian
feltthatoneoftheseries'successeswastheunlikelycastingofa
"theatricalknight"(Jacobi)anda"TVStalwart"(Reid).[15]
Wainwrighthadnotanticipatedbeingabletosecureanactorof
Jacobi'scalibrefortheroleofAlan,statingthatshe"neverimagined
gettingsomeonelikehiminoneofmydramas",believinghimtobe
in"adifferentstratosphere".[12]UponcastingJacobi,Wainrightfelt
thatinadditiontolookingsimilartoAlecWalker,Jacobiembodied
DerekJacobi,renownedforhis
hispersonalityperfectly,particularlyhissenseofhumour.[12]Jacobi
theatrework,enjoyedthechance
wassurprisedtobeofferedtheroleofAlanashisreputation
toexploreadifferenttypeof
centredonpartsthatwereeither"posh","classical"or"costume".
character.
Heenjoyedhavingthechancetoplaysomeonewhois"anordinary
fellow".[16]Healsofelttheseriesprovidedachancetodepicta
"lovestorybetweentwooldercharactersthatisn'tpatronisingorstereotypedinanyway".[7]Wainwright
feltthatthetwoleadactorshadapalpablechemistrythatreflectedhermother'ssecondmarriage.[10][12]
ReidandJacobialsoinfluencedthecreativeprocessafterReiddiscoveredJacobicouldjive,they
imploredWainrighttoincludeadancesceneinanepisode.[10][17]Jacobialsoinspiredasceneinwhich
twoofAlan'sfriends(playedbyRoyBarracloughandPaulCopley)[18]vietobehisbestman.[12]A
teenageversionofAlanisportrayedinflashbackbyNicoMirallegro.[19]
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ReidwasWainwright'spersonalchoicefortheroleofCelia,describingtheactressas"sodowntoearth
andcompellingtowatch".[12]Reidhadtiredofplayingoldercharactersforwhomtheiragewasa
definingcharacteristic,statingthatshehadbeensentlotsofscriptswherein"wheretheminuteanyone's
over65,theyturnintoadodderingoldidiot".[20]ShehopedthatLastTangoinHalifaxwould"givehope
toolderpeople",[21]opiningthattherelationshipbetweenCeliaandAlanwasfreefromageism.[20]Reid
identifiedherselfwithCelia'spersonalitybelievingherselftobequiterecklessandoutgoing[17]
thoughstatedthatunlikehercharactershehasnodesiretoenteranotherrelationship.[21]Sheenjoyed
workingwithherfriendSarahLancashire,whopreviouslyplayedheronscreendaughterinRoseand
Maloney,andsuggestedthatthetwosharesimilarlooks.[20]Reiddescribedfilmingtheseriesas"oneof
thebesttimesinmycareer"andstatedthatshewasproudoftheworkputin.[7]AmeliaYoungplaysa
teenageCeliaduringaflashbacksequenceinepisodesix.[19]
Lancashirediscernedthattheserieswas"veryspecial"withinreading
twopagesofthescript.Otherfactorsthatpersuadedhertocommitto
theseriesincludedthecastingofReidandJacobi,andtheseries'
juxtapositionofaheartwarmingstorywithelementsofhumour.[7]In
termsofhercharacter,LancashireidentifiedwithCarolinebeing"a
workingwomantryingtokeepeverythingundercontrol".[7]Shestated
theseries'ensemblecastwas"theclosestIvecometobeingina
theatrecompanyontelevision"duetohowwelltheactorsworked
together.[22]ThecasthadallassumedthatLastTangoinHalifaxwould
onlyrunforoneseries.[22]Filmingofthesecondseriesclashedwith
filmingofthesecondseriesoftheBBCOneperioddramaThe
Paradise,whichalsostarredSarahLancashire.Thisnecessitatedher
havingtoleaveherroleinTheParadisehalfwaythroughthesecond
seriesinordertorepriseherroleasCarolineinLastTangoin
SarahLancashireportrays
Halifax.[23]Inaninterviewin2013Lancashirestatedthatthedecision
Celia'sdaughterCaroline,
toreturntoLastTangoinHalifaxwastheeasiestshehadmadeinher
whoselesbianrelationship
workinglifestating"asanactoryoucanwaitanentirecareertobe
formsaprominentsubplot.
[24]
Lancashireoptedtofocuson
involvedinaprojectlikethis." Theroleresultedinherreceivingthe
the"humanity"ofher
mostfanmailofhercareer.Lancashirewassurprisedandhumbledby
characterinsteadofher
theresponsesfromwomenstatingthatCaroline'ssamesexrelationship
sexuality.
hadpersonallyinspiredthem.[24]Shestatedthatinherapproachtothe
charactershedidnotfocusonCaroline'ssexuality,butthe"humanity
ofher".[24]Duetotheunderrepresentationofgaycharactersontelevision,Lancashirefeltitparticularly
importantthatCaroline'sexperiencewouldnotbeportrayedinaccurately.[24]In2014Wainwright
recalledbeing"blownaway"byLancashire'sperformancesintherushesfortheseries,whichpartly
inspiredhertoscripttheseriesHappyValleyinwhichLancashireplaystheleadrole.[25]
NicolaWalkercompletesthemaincastasGillian.Sheadmiredthecharacter'shonesty,braveryandlack
ofselfpity,andidentifiedstronglywithhertendencytospeakbeforethinkingthingsthroughandher
deeploveforherfather.[7]In2014TheDailyTelegraphdescribedtheroleasa"gamechanger"inthe
trajectoryofWalker'scareer.[26]ThoughultimatelysuccessfulinwinningtheroleWalkerinitially
believedthatshewouldnotgetthepartduetoalackofconfidenceinhernorthernaccent,andthe
presenceofnorthernactressesintheaudition.[26]Herapproachtothecharactersawherdelveinto
Gillian'spsychologywithWalkerparticularlyinterestedinthecontradictionbetweenGillian'ssexual
confidenceandheruseofsexasaformofselfpunishment.[26]Shefelttheseriesshowedaveryadult
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approachtostorytelling,statingthatshehad"nevercomeacrossacharacterlikeGillianbefore"and
praisingthevarietyofstrongfemaleroles.[27]TheIndependentnotedthesignificanceoftheseries
havingthreefemaleleadsovertheageof40,statingthatthis,alongsideCaroline'slesbianstorylineand
Gillian'sattitudetowardssexmadetheseries"quietlysubversive"whencomparedagainstprimetime
televisionasawhole.[27]
Inadditiontoitsmaincharacters,LastTangoinHalifaxfeaturesaregularsupportingcast.NinaSosanya
playsCaroline'sromanticpartnerKate,whoshedecidestomarryoverthecourseoftheseries.Gerard
GilbertofTheIndependentdescribestherelationshipbetweenthecoupleas"oneofthemostnormalised
lesbianrelationshipsevershownonthesmallscreen."[16]NinaSosanyanotedthatsheenjoyedfilming
withSarahLancashireandthatthepairwould"gigglealotlikecompletelyjuvenileidiots"whilst
filmingtheirlovescenes.[16]OthercharactersintroducedinthefirstseriesincludeCaroline'shusband
John(TonyGardner)andhisloverJudith(RonniAncona),Gillian'sbrotherinlaw,Robbie(Dean
Andrews),andPaul(SachaDhawan),ayouthwithwhomGillianhasasexualrelationship.JoshBolt
playsGillian'ssonRaff,whilstEdwardAshleyandLouisGreatorexplayCaroline'steenagesons
WilliamandLawrence.[18][19][28][29][30][31]ThesecondseriesexpandedthefamiliesofAlanandCelia.
TimothyWestappearsasAlan'sbrotherTedwhilstGemmaJonesplaysCelia'ssisterMuriel.[32][33]The
thirdserieslaterintroducesRupertGravesasGary,whoisrevealedtobeAlan'sillegitimateson,[34]and
MichelleHurstasKate'smotherGinika.[16][35]

Filming
ThefirstserieswasfilmedinYorkshireandinAltrinchambetweenJanuaryandApril2012.Altrincham
wasusedtorepresentscenessetinHarrogate,suchasthosesetatCaroline'shouse.[36]Thesecondseries
beganfilminginJuly2013.[37]FilmingtookplaceatHoldsworthHouseinHalifaxinAugust2013[38]
andalsoatHoghtonTower,afortifiedmanorhouseinLancashire,inAugust2013.Thisresultedinthe
Tower'sbeingclosedtothepublicbetween19and28August.[39]InSeptembertheUniversityofYork
suppliedtenstudentsfromtheDepartmentofTheatre,FilmandTelevisiontoworkasextrasonthe
series.[40]FilmingforthethirdseriesbeganinYorkshireandatPeoverHall,nearKnutsford,Cheshirein
July2014.[41]

Episodes
Mainarticle:ListofLastTangoinHalifaxepisodes
Series Episodes

Originallyaired
Seriespremiere

Seriesfinale

20November2012

19December2012

19November2013

24December2013

28December2014[42] 1February2015

Broadcastandreception
Theseriespremiredtoovernightratingsof6.160millionviewers,25.6%oftheavailableaudience,as
thehighestratedshowat9pmon20November.[43]Theseriesfinale,airing19December2012,also
wonitstimeslot,achievinganovernightserieshighof6.290millionviewers,26.6%oftheavailable
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audience.[44]ConsolidatedfiguresreleasedbytheBroadcasters'AudienceResearchBoard(BARB)
revealedthattheseriespremireachievedaconsolidatedratingof7.304millionviewers,[45]whilstthe
finalehad7.480million.[45]Theoverallseriesaverageinterms
ofviewingfigureswas7.316millionviewers.[nb1]The
Independentreportedthattheearlyconsolidatedratingsreceived
bytheprogrammemadeitthehighestratednewmidweek
televisiondramaof2012.[46]InSeptember2013,theseriesbegan
airingontheAmericanbroadcasttelevisionnetworkPBS.[47]

Criticalreception
Consolidatedviewingfigures

Theserieshasattractedmostlypositivereviews,largelyfocused
onthedepictionofitstwoseptuagenarianleadcharacters.Jane
ShillingofTheDailyTelegraphlabelledtheseries"atriumphagainstTV'sageism"inanexaminationof
theportrayalofelderlypeopleinthemedia.[48]ShillingsingledoutJacobiandReid'sperformances,
statingthattheyprovidea"mixtureofgravityandlevity"that"bringsatranscendentqualitytotheir
characters'resoluteordinariness".LucyHarmer,anexecutivememberofthecharityAgeUK,also
praisedtheseriesforportrayingtwo"normal,healthyandsane"oldercharacters,citingthedepictionof
Internetusebytheelderlyassomethingordinary.Shecomparedthetreatmentofoldercharactersinthe
seriestoHilaryBoyd'snovelThursdaysintheParkandthefilmTheBestExoticMarigoldHotel
(2012).[49]TheHuffingtonPost
'
sCarolineFrostthoughttheserieswasreminiscentofthedialogueand
sensibilityoftheplaywrightAlanBennett.Shewrotethestorywaspoignantandpraisedacentraltheme
underlining"howmanypeoplemakedowiththeirdaytodaybusinessandresponsibilities,whilestill
holdingontotheirprivatedreams",[50]AndrewAnthonyofTheGuardianhadhis"lowexpectations...
squarelyconfounded",givingparticularpraisetothedialogueandthecentralperformances.[15]Jane
SimonoftheDailyMirrorfeltthatLastTangoinHalifaxexperiencedamidseriesdip,thoughshe
praisedwhatshefeltwasatriumphantfinale.ShealsopraisedWainwright'sscriptandtheleadquartet
ofJacobi,Reid,Lancashire,andWalkerforcreating"charactersyoucanbelieveinevenwhenthey're
behavingappallingly".[51]TheserieswasreviewedfavourablybytheAmericanwebsiteAfterEllen,
whichreportsonthedepictionofgayandbisexualwomeninthemedia.CorrespondentJillGuccini
statedthatshe"startedoffwatchingthisseriesthinkingitwasacutelittleshowaboutsomeoldies
fallinginlove",butattheendoftheseriesbelieveditwas"someofthefinesttelevisionI'veseen,
anywhere,ever".[52]
CriticalreceptionintheUnitedStateswasalsolargelypositivefollowingPBS'acquisitionoftheshow.
MaryMcNamaraoftheLosAngelesTimeslabelledtheseriesas"thebestnewshowofthefall"
describingitas"arapturousmixofabsurdlyfairytaleromanceandfranticmoderncomplications,setin
thepicturesquedrearofYorkshireandbroughttolifebymasterfullyshadedperformances."Sheopined
thatReidandJacobi"arecapableofdoingmorewithastartledlookorcarefulsmile...thanmostactors
candoinsevenpagesofdialogue".[53]MatthewGilbertofTheBostonGlobeacknowledgedthatthe
publicmightnotfindtheseriesappealingbasedonitstitleandpremisealone,statingthatPBS'
descriptionoftheprogrammemadeitsound"assaccharineandhackneyedasaGeritolcommercial".
Uponviewingtheserieshowever,hepraisedtheaddeddimensionsoftheseriesandwrotethatitwas
"somuchmoreinteresting"thanthecentralpremisesuggested.HealsofeltthatWalkerandLancashire
playedanimportantpart"bothadd[ing]anecessaryamountofbittertothesweet".[54]MikeHaleofThe
NewYorkTimeswasmorecynicalabouttheseries,describingitasa"warmcomforterofaseries"and
"treacle".Howeverhefeltthatseriesalsodistinguisheditselffromthiscategoryofmediabyits
"relativelydrystyleandcarefulmodulationoftoneandvolume"inadditionto"acrackerjackcast".[55]
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Accolades
ThefirstseriesofLastTangoinHalifaxwasnominatedforfourawardsatthe2013BritishAcademy
TelevisionAwards,whichtookplaceon12May2013.ActorsDerekJacobi,AnneReid,andSarah
LancashireearnedrespectivenominationsintheBestActor,BestActress,andBestSupportingActress
categories.TheseriesitselfwasnominatedfortheBritishAcademyTelevisionAwardforBestDrama
Series,andultimatelywon.[56]Additionally,WainwrightwasnamedbestDramaWriteratthe2013
BritishAcademyTelevisionCraftAwardsforherwritingoftheseries.[57]Theserieswasnominatedfor
BestDramaSeriesatthe2013BroadcastingPressGuildAwardswhilstSallyWainwrightwas
nominatedforthewriter'sawardforhercontributiontobothLastTangoinHalifaxandScott&
Bailey.[58]In2014,SarahLancashireandNicolaWalkerwerebothnominatedforaBritishAcademy
TelevisionAwardinthecategoryfor"BestSupportingActress"fortheirrolesinLastTangoinHalifax.
LancashirewontheawardforherroleasCaroline.[59]

Possibleadaptations
InOctober2013,itwasreportedinnewsoutletsthatAmericanactress,screenwriter,andproducerDiane
KeatonhadacquiredtherightstoremakeLastTangoinHalifaxforAmericanaudiencesonthe
subscriptioncablechannelHBO.[60]SallyWainwrightmentionedthisdevelopmentataBroadcasting
PressGuildeventandstatedthatthoughshedidnotexpecttobecloselyinvolvedintheremake,she
wouldhaveanassociateproducerrole.[60]However,thefollowingdayRedProductionCompany
releasedastatementstatingthataremakewouldlikelybedelayedsincetheoriginalserieswasstill
airingonAmericanchannelPBS.[61]InApril2014,itwasreportedthattheserieswouldberemadefor
FrenchtelevisionbyBBCWorldwideFranceandtheproductioncompanyNEWEN.[62]

Notes
1. Calculatedbycombiningtheindividualviewingfiguresforeachepisode,sourcedfromtheBroadcasters'
AudienceResearchBoard(7.304million,6.779million,7.508million,7.334million,7.492million,
7.480million)[45]anddividingbysix.

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