I’m ready for my Last Tango in Halifax, Mr Demille
Lights, Camera, Romance:
The BBC’s ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ has women everywhere swooning.
Romance, hope, and optimism are in the air and we are taking in large gulps of same.
The Yoga Babes of San Francisco unanimously dubbed Tango/ Halifax with Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid as “Must See TV.”
They comment: “Every single (divorced or widowed…) woman we know would love to fall in love with a tender, devoted “Alan,”
he is endearing, playful and kind.”
Certainly, the BBC series touches upon the lives of Alan and Celia’s adult children and grandchildren – but the spot-light and the real story is the love story of two people falling in love -after a 60 year intermission.
“Tango in Halifax 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 enjoyed having the chance to play out a love story between older people that was not ageist or stereotyped
Season Two … in the wings: Season 2
… 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.