Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Nicola Walker

  • 3 Top Shows From the Fall TV Season

    3 Top Shows From the Fall TV Season

    What if you picked the top 3 shows from the fall season that you were the most excited about, the most eager to see, and most wanted to recommend and talk about? That’s the question I asked myself. Here is my answer. Last Tango in Halifax Choice number 1, and an all time favorite, is […]

  • Reflections on Season 1 of Last Tango in Halifax

    Reflections on Season 1 of Last Tango in Halifax

    We’ve seen all of season 1 of Last Tango in Halifax now. It’s a good time for some reflections and personal reactions. There are many – I’ll list them randomly. Credit for creating, directing and producing this show falls to Sally Wainwright. She won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Writer: Drama for the series. […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S1 E6

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S1 E6

    The episode opens with Celia (Anne Reid) and Alan (Derek Jacobi)  having a cup of coffee on their way to Celia’s. Celia tells Alan that Caroline told her when she was 18 and home from her first year at Oxford that she was interested in a woman. Celia said she didn’t want people pointing and […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S1, E5

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S1, E5

    It’s the morning after everyone was up all night looking for Alan (Derek Jacobi) and Celia (Anne Reid) and after Caroline (Sarah Lancashire) announced to her husband John (Tony Gardner) that she’s been seeing someone. Caroline parks at her school. She’s on the phone to Kate (Nina Sosanya), all chirpy voiced, asking her to come […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S1, E4

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S1, E4

    This is Caroline and Gillian’s episode. It’s the rainy evening when Alan (Derek Jacobi) and Celia (Anne Reid) are trapped in the spooky hall they scouted as a wedding location. Gillian (Nicola Walker) is outside with firemen who responded to her flaming Land Rover. She returns to the house, anxious because her dad isn’t home […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S1 E3

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S1 E3

    Last week, Caroline (Sarah Lancashire) drove off with her two boys and Celia (Anne Reid), leaving John (Tony Gardner) standing in the middle of the road at the farm. That’s where we start up this week, with Caroline having an emotional breakdown in the car as she drives erratically away. Caroline stops the car and […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax (S1, E2)

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax (S1, E2)

    We begin back in the cafe where the two daughters went last week to retrieve their parents. They are shocked when the newly engaged Celia and Alan (Anne Reid and Derek Jacobi) announce to their children that they are getting married. Instead of congratulations for the announcement, Gillian (Nicola Walker) rushes off to the loo […]

  • Recommended: Last Tango in Halifax

    Recommended: Last Tango in Halifax

    Last Tango in Halifax is a 2012 British series which started on PBS last night. There are only 6 episodes in season 1, so get organized fast to watch this one. Last Tango in Halifax is all kinds of love stories, chiefly one between Celia and Alan, played by Anne Reid and Derek Jacobi. Here’s […]

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