Premiere of season 4 of Last Tango in Halifax

  • Fred Vigeant

After seven years of marriage, Alan and Celia discover that wedded bliss isn’t always blissful. Clashing politics, Alan’s new job and a wild local lad create tension. Caroline gets emotionally embroiled at work. Alan’s brother visits.

The beloved British drama series Last Tango in Halifax will return for its fourth full season in the U.S. — previously broadcast as Season 5 on BBC One — premiering Sunday September 20 at 8:00pm on WITF.

The heartwarming triple BAFTA-winning series reunites its multi-award-winning ensemble of Derek Jacobi (VICIOUS), Anne Reid (SANDITON), Nicola Walker (UNFORGOTTEN), Sarah Lancashire (HAPPY VALLEY) and Timothy West (GENTLEMAN JACK). Last Tango in Halifax tells the story of love-struck Alan Buttershaw (Jacobi) and Celia Dawson (Reid), who rediscover their love for each other 60 years after they first met.

As they enter their seventh year of marriage, Alan and Celia settle into a lovely new home, but they aren’t seeing eye to eye. Clashing politics, a new job and other distractions create tension in the household. Meanwhile, Celia’s daughter, Caroline (Lancashire), gets emotionally embroiled at work, while up at the farm, Gillian (Walker) faces trouble with a giraffe! Into all this flies Alan’s brother, Ted (West), but he only bought a one-way ticket.

Last Tango in Halifax also features Tony Gardner (TRACEY ULLMAN’S SHOW) as John, Ronni Ancona (THE TRIP TO ITALY) as Judith and Josh Bolt (CATCH-22) as Raff.

The new season is written by Sally Wainwright and directed by Gareth Bryn. A Lookout Point production for the BBC, Last Tango in Halifax is executive produced by Faith Penhale, Laura Lankester, Ben Irving and Wainwright.

Watch Last Tango in Halifax Sunday’s beginning September 20 at 8:00pm on WITF.  Last Tango in Halifax is also available for on-demand viewing through the PBS Video app. You can now watch WITF TV through a webstream free through our website and on your Roku through the PBS Video app. Find out more…

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