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Sounds Familiar

“I didn’t … I didn’t know there’d been a child.” – Alan (Derek Jacobi), Last Tango in Halifax

Happy dales: writer-director Sally Wainwright on her love of Calderdale

The writer of Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley grew up in West Yorkshire but it was only as an adult that she started to truly appreciate the area’s dramatic landscape and cultural heritage


Business As Usual, Please

My dad passed away last September, although ‘passed away’ sounds too ‘death-lite’ for the actual event. If you’ve never been at the bedside of someone moving on, all I can say is, it’s probably not possible to brace yourself for the experience. 502 more words


Last Tango in Halifax - Series Three - Missing Scenes [Eps 301-303]

Here we go again for another series of Last Tango in Halifax being aired on PBS with clips and sections edited out for various reasons, the choices in the edits I don’t always understand. 7,974 more words



Stories…continued. Books are the best we agree—many of us. However, having just spent 13 hours over the past two weekends watching The Americans thanks to Amazon Prime, I’m willing to acknowledge that stories made for our multiple screens, especially as made available in big clumps of time by Netflix and Amazon are pretty damn wonderful as well. 545 more words


JUNE 2015: 23rd-28th. The 28th. TODAY

TODAY is a lazy Sunday. Now for my usual PBS evening. Old Doc Martin (since I’ve already binged on all of the back seasons), a new season of… 114 more words

Living LIFE

TV Review: 'Last Tango in Halifax,' Season 3

Before Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” made headlines by daring to pair seventysomething leads in a sitcom, there was “Last Tango in Halifax,” and for that matter, “Vicious,” both PBS series starring the indefatigable Derek Jacobi. 436 more words