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Tag: Josh Bolt

  • Off on a Tangent about S5 of Last Tango in Halifax

    Off on a Tangent about S5 of Last Tango in Halifax

    Last Tango in Halifax season 5 came to me as a gift on my birthday. I don’t intend to review it or recap it, I simply want to talk about a few bits. It will be a little spoilery, but not in any large sense. A few scenes, and a few remarks, and I’ll be […]

  • Last Tango in Halifax S4 E2 The Christmas Special Pt. 2

    Last Tango in Halifax S4 E2 The Christmas Special Pt. 2

    Last Tango in Halifax S4 E2 is Part Two of The Christmas Special. Holy Moly! What an episode! Stirring, momentous scenes between Caroline (Sarah Lancashire) and Gillian (Nicola Walker) and between Gillian and Robbie (Dean Andrews). Beware the spoilers.

  • Last Tango in Halifax, S4 E1 – The Christmas Special

    Last Tango in Halifax, S4 E1 – The Christmas Special

    Last Tango in Halifax season 4, episode 1 is the first hour of the 2016 Christmas special for this BBC series. It’s been 18 months or so since the last episode of series 3 when Gillian (Nicola Walker) and Robbie (Dean Andrews) got married. Beware the spoilers!

  • Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E6

    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. There are spoilers.

  • Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E5

    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 […]

  • Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3, Episode 4

    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. There are spoilers ahead.

  • Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3, Episode 3

    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. Every word that follows is a spoiler.

  • Last Tango in Halifax: Season 3 Episode 2

    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. Every spoiler imaginable ahead.

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2, E6

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2, E6

    The final episode of season 2 of Last Tango in Halifax lurches to a grim beginning and works its way through a lot of laughs to a mostly happy season conclusion. On the farm, the morning after her confession to Caroline (Sarah Lancashire), Gillian (Nicola Walker) prods Caroline awake. Caroline struggles to sit up. Gillian […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S2, E5

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S2, E5

    Episode 5 of Last Tango in Halifax begins in Harrogate where the Elliots are packing a car with William’s (Edward Ashley) things as he sets off for Oxford. A for sale sign is outside the driveway. John (Tony Gardner) and Caroline (Sarah Lancashire) take a moment to share a rancorous discussion about their divorce papers […]

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