PUBLISHED: 15:09, Sun, Mar 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:12, Sun, Mar 1, 2020
Last Tango in Halifax returned to BBC One after almost four years and fans were excited to see the cast back on screens. The comedy drama started with two grandsons setting up their widowed grandparents’ profiles on a social networking site. The two pensioners realised their love for each other had never died. Here is everything you need to know about the main cast members.
Starring as one of the widowed grandparents is Derek Jacobi as Alan.
At the end of season four, Alan and Celia got married and he was completely besotted with her.
But seven years later following their wedding, the couple are still happy but he will start to rock the boat as he says he would like to get a part-time job against Celia’s disapproval.
Jacobi has starred in a plethora of productions, on stage as well as in film and on television.
Jacobi has starred in The King’s Speech, Murder on the Orient Express, The Crown, Good Omens and BBC’s adaptation of Les Misérables.
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Who will be in the cast of Last Tango in Halifax season 5? (Image: BBC)
Actor Derek Jacobi plays Alan in the BBC One drama. (Image: BBC)
Actress Anne Reid plays Celia in Last Tango in Halifax. (Image: BBC)
Actress Nicola Walker is Gillian. (Image: BBC)
Alan’s long-lost love and now wife Celia is played by actress Anne Reid.
Talking about her character at the season five premiere, Reid said: “I said to Sally [Wainwright, the show’s creator] please don’t ever make her [Celia] nice. I love it.
“If she suddenly turned terribly sweet – no, I wouldn’t like that… I’ve found that you get more laughs if you’re unpleasant.”
Reid is probably best known for playing Valerie Barlow in Coronation Street.
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