Sally Wainwright has good news about who’s returning for the new series of Last Tango in Halifax: “Everyone’s back.”
The screenwriter’s much-loved comedy drama series was last seen at Christmas 2016 for a festive special, but in May the BBC finally announced that four more episodes of Last Tango were on their way.
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“I’ve just finished writing it,” Wainwright tells RadioTimes.com. “We’re starting filming in about eight weeks.”
Speaking in July 2019, the screenwriter confirms that the core cast have all agreed to return – including Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker.
“Everybody’s back,” Wainwright says. “Everybody.”
The Bafta-winning drama tells the story of former childhood sweethearts Celia and Alan who have rekindled their relationship later in life, as well as following the lives of their respective grown-up daughters.
“I think it’s going to be a good series, actually,” Wainwright tells us. “I finished writing it last week and I’m quite pleased with the way it’s turned out. I think it’s going to be a goodie.”
BBC drama Last Tango in Halifax will return in 2020