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LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX is back for a 5th season following a four-year break. But who is in the cast of the upcoming season?

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. 

Who is in the cast of Last Tango in Halifax? Alan - Derek Jacobi

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 , 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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Last Tango in Halifax season 5 CASTWho will be in the cast of Last Tango in Halifax season 5? (Image: BBC)

Derek jacobi last tango in halifaxActor Derek Jacobi plays Alan in the BBC One drama. (Image: BBC)

anne reid last tango in halifaxActress Anne Reid plays Celia in Last Tango in Halifax. (Image: BBC)

Nicola walker last tango in halifaxActress Nicola Walker is Gillian. (Image: BBC)

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Celia - Anne Reid

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.

She was also in

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