'Last Tango in Halifax' (2012-) Ongoing British romantic drama series that stars Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid as widowed septuagenarians, Alan and Celia, childhood sweethearts who have been apart for 60 years. Re-united via a social networking site, they meet, fall in love and plan to marry. ~Reid and Jacobi enjoy having the chance to play out a love story between older people that is not ageist and stereotyped.
Alan and Celia continue to negotiate family baggage to plan a life together. Having come so close to losing each other forever thanks to Alan’s near fatal heart attack, he and Celia decide to have a romantic secret wedding as soon as possible. But how will their respective daughters react? Last Tango in Halifax Season 2 premieres June 29 at 8 p.m. on WFYI 1.
Last Tango in Halifax: Season One [2 Discs] [DVD], 21255021