The BEST Episodes of Last Tango in Halifax

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 20, 2019

Celia and Alan are both widowed and in their seventies. When their respective grandsons put their details on Facebook, they rediscover a passionate relationship that started over sixty years ago.

Episode 5

#1 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5

Celia introduces Alan to her sister, Muriel. Caroline is shocked to find out that Kate is pregnant. Gillian gets drunk and shares a dark secret with Caroline.

star 8.10
60 votes
Episode 2

#2 - Episode 2

Season 4 - Episode 2

Caroline tells Gillian the truth about why she had to take the new headship, and Gillian's mounting guilt over Eddie's death drives her to make a life-changing decision. Celia takes to the stage in the local production of Blithe Spirit and a twist of fate means Alan is forced to confront his fears.

star 8.01
160 votes
Episode 1

#3 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1

An unexpected visitor forces Alan to think about his past. Gillian and Caroline are anxious - his decision to keep his secret from Celia is sure to backfire. Meanwhile Caroline and a heavily pregnant Kate set a date for their wedding.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Nigel Cole
Episode 4

#4 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4

Caroline and Gillian become unexpectedly close when Alan and Celia go missing all night.

star 8.00
65 votes
Episode 2

#5 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2

Celia and Alan decide to buy an extravagant sports car instead of an engagement ring.

star 7.96
69 votes
Episode 5

#6 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5

Alan finds it hard to choose his best man, and John outs Caroline and Kate.

star 7.95
65 votes
Episode 2

#7 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2

Alan finally lets Celia into his secret about Gary but is saddened when Celia punishes Caroline on her wedding day for his mistake.

star 7.90
79 votes
Episode 4

#8 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4

Sad news inspires Alan and Celia to have another wedding ceremony for family and friends; Caroline and Kate spend a weekend away, but it doesn't go as planned; and Judith causes trouble between Gillian and Robbie.

star 7.89
64 votes
Episode 1

#9 - Episode 1

Season 4 - Episode 1

Caroline's new headship involves the family moving to a ramshackle farmhouse in Huddersfield in time for Christmas. Alan has a difficult conversation with Gilian about where he'd like to be buried. Meanwhile, Gillian is consumed by thoughts of the afterlife convinced she's being haunted by Eddie.

star 7.89
156 votes
Episode 2

#10 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2

Alan and Celia's first day as a married couple is full of tension. A new arrival manages to surprise everybody. Caroline finds a way to buy John out of the house.

star 7.88
67 votes
Episode 1

#11 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1

Two widowers rekindle a passionate relationship that fate stole from them decades ago.

star 7.84
89 votes
Episode 3

#12 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3

Gillian is upset after Celia inadvertently lets slip a huge personal secret she has kept since she was fifteen. Alan and Gillian's already relationship hits the rocks as he distances himself from her even motre. Kate is made to feel awkward around Lawrence, who finds his mother's new relationship hard to accept.

star 7.80
59 votes
Episode 3

#13 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3

Celia and Alan's search for a wedding venue leaves them trapped in a haunted mansion.

star 7.60
65 votes
Directors: Euros Lyn
Episode 6

#14 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6

Gillian and Robbie grow closer, and Alan calls the wedding off.

star 6.20
6 votes
Episode 1

#15 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1

Alan has regained consciousness following his heart scare and Celia promises to never fall out with him again. They decide that they should get married straight away. Caroline and John's relationship becomes fractious after Caroline returns home to discover him and and Judith drunk and in her bed.

star 5.00
4 votes
Directors: Euros Lyn
Episode 6

#16 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6

Gillian wakes up having spent the night on the sofa. As she remembers her confession to Caroline the night before she is terrified. Caroline ends up being filled with empathy though. Preparations are underway for Alan and Celia’s big day.

star 4.00
3 votes