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      Season 5 – Last Tango in Halifax

      2020 Romance Comedy List
      86% 7 Reviews Tomatometer 91% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score This romantic comedy involves Alan Buttershaw and Celia Dawson, two 70-something widowed people. After their respective grandsons put their profiles on a popular social-networking site, the two rediscover feelings for each other similar to the ones they had many decades earlier as teenagers. Their relationship is a celebration of the power of love at any age, but it comes with obstacles -- namely their families. Alan's daughter, Gillian, and Celia's daughter, Caroline, are polar opposites and, while neither would ever think about getting in the way of her parent's happiness, the situation is a bit disconcerting. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Sep 21 Buy Now

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Feb 23, 2020 Alan and Celia are seven years into their marriage but are not seeing eye to eye; Alan's brother, Ted, plans to visit; tempers flare when money becomes the topic of conversation at a birthday celebration. Details Episode 2 Aired Mar 1, 2020 Celia and Alan's relationship comes under increasing strain; Ted arrives with two young New Zealanders in tow; a giraffe creates anxiety for Gillian; Judith looks to the future as John looks the other way. Details Episode 3 Aired Mar 8, 2020 There's chaos at the bungalow as work begins to strip out the old kitchen; Alan's new supermarket job brings an unexpected challenge when Harrison takes a shine to him; an overburdened Celia is called upon to travel by bus. Details Episode 4 Aired Mar 15, 2020 Ted and Harrison go on an adventure; Gillian is pushed to the breaking point at the farm; Caroline finds herself at the heart of an unlikely love triangle. Details Next
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      Previous Don Aucoin Boston Globe By the end, Last Tango in Halifax had begun to spin its narrative wheels. But it’s notable that at no point did the performances flag. Dec 29, 2023 Full Review Melinda Houston Sydney Morning Herald It's as embracingly warm and bracingly funny as it's always been. It's full of beautiful small touches. Aug 12, 2020 Full Review Sean O'Grady Independent (UK) A defiantly robust return. 4/5 Feb 25, 2020 Full Review Jackie K. Cooper jackiekcooper.com Still beautifully acted and the plot still manages to enthrall the viewer. Want another season but if it has to end this is a good way. 8/10 Jan 29, 2021 Full Review Louisa Mellor Den of Geek This beautifully arranged story of three or four (intermarried) families in a country village is a cameo of the UK painted with the finest brush. This new instalment feels as though the series never went away. Feb 25, 2020 Full Review Christopher Stevens Daily Mail (UK) A soft touch he may be, but Alan is practically the only likeable character in this sour family drama. 2/5 Feb 25, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Belinda W Excellent binge-worthy British series with likeable story lines and solid characters delivered through great acting. Certainly worth a re-think from the producers to continue on from Season 5. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 08/01/23 Full Review Rusty J Last Tango is top notch -slight slippage in season 5 but still ranked great especially compared to other series. You won't be disappointed with this one Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/01/23 Full Review Audience Member I loved all 5 seasons of this show (season 4 was a 2-part Christmas special), but Rotten Tomatoes will only let me rate/review one season at a time. It was funny, heartwarming, poignant and at times devastating. Very rarely have I both laughed uncontrollably and openly wept at the same show. Kudos to the writers, directors and actors for working so well together to make such a great show. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Great series, great characters, and wonderful stories! Hats off!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Last Tango in Halifax is a charming series about some older people in the UK. I like the sense of humor. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Gareth Bryn
      Executive Producer
      Faith Penhale, Laura Lankester, Sally Wainwright
      Screenwriter
      Sally Wainwright
      Network
      BBC
      Rating
      TV-14 (L)
      Genre
      Romance, Comedy
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date
      Feb 23, 2020
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