Last Tango in Halifax Returns for Season Two on PBS

Last Tango in Halifax Season Two
Celia (ANNE REID) and Alan (DEREK JACOBI) cuddle in 'Last Tango in Halifax' (Courtesy of Mick Pantaleo © Antony & Cleopatra Series Ltd)
The popular British dramatic series Last Tango in Halifax will return to the PBS lineup for season two on June 29, 2014 at 8pm. Beth Hoppe, Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming, PBS made the second season announcement saying, “We are excited to continue the love story between Alan and Celia and work with Red Production and the BBC on an exciting second season.”
Last Tango in Halifax is written by Sally Wainwright and directed by Euros Lyn and Jill Robertson. Season one’s run on PBS pulled in an average of 8.4 million viewers.
The Last Tango in Halifax Plot:
Last Tango in Halifax tells the story of love struck septuagenarians Alan (Derek Jacobi) and Celia (Anne Reid) who rediscover their love for each other later in life — 60 years, in fact, after they first met.
The six-part series returns as 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? The uptight Caroline and rebellious Gillian are discovering they actually quite like each other, however Gillian’s need to own up to her night with Caroline’s ex-husband John could jeopardize the soon-to-be stepsisters’ fledgling friendship. As secrets from the past come tumbling out and family members adjust to changing relationships, can Alan and Celia find the long-awaited happiness they deserve?
Source: PBS
-Posted by Rebecca Murray

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