Review: The Crimson Field

The Crimson Field is a 6 episode series from the BBC. It aired in the UK in 2014 and is now available on Amazon Video, iTunes, and possibly from PBS On Demand. It’s about a British field hospital on the coast of France in World War I and the nurses and volunteers who care for the men there. Continue reading “Review: The Crimson Field”

Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E6

The season 3 finale of Last Tango in Halifax takes place on Gillian (Nicola Walker) and Robbie’s (Dean Andrews) wedding day. The day is mainly a series of comic disasters overlaid with the faint aroma of horse shit.

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Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E5

Episode 5 of Last Tango in Halifax starts with a bang when Lawrence (Louis Greatorex) pulls a prank on the boys at school who put the sign on his back. By bang, I mean he tossed some firecrackers at them and pretended to shoot them. A chase scene ensued, with wild music which was also used over the credits. Continue reading “Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E5”

Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3, Episode 4

This episode is about grief, about dealing with loss, about flailing for the right choice when all of the choices are wrong, and about being there for the people who need you.

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Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3, Episode 3

Be glad to start episode 3 of Last Tango in Halifax in your happy place because you’re in for a bumpy night by the end.

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Last Tango in Halifax: Season 3 Episode 2

Episode 2 of Last Tango in Halifax in season 3 of this BBC series is a painful one. Pain from old wounds and betrayals still unforgiven come forth from the past to color and hurt again today. It begins mere minutes from where episode 1 ended.

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Last Tango in Halifax, season 3 episode 1

Last Tango in Halifax begins season 3 on Valentine’s Day. Several important things happen on Valentine’s Day that require a lot of processing on the part of the characters in Last Tango in Halifax.

I’m changing the way I recap Last Tango in Halifax for series 3. I’m going to be much briefer and rely more on images to tell the story. I’ll leave out most of the details and only hit the high points. Hope you like this way of doing it. Continue reading “Last Tango in Halifax, season 3 episode 1”

Watch This: The Trailer for S3 of Last Tango in Halifax

A trailer for Last Tango in Halifax season 3 is finally available. The show starts airing on BBC One on December 28. No news yet on when it will cross the pond.

To quote Celia, “They’re getting married. The lesbians.” Who says Anne Reid can’t deliver snark? She’s a master at it. But Alan (Derek Jacobi) is his loving self in spite of her.

Looks like Rupert Graves may not be Gillian’s (Nicola Walker) new love interest, as everyone was thinking.

Love the way Gillian drops that phone like it’s a bomb.

And what’s the big secret everyone knows but Celia?