They visit a stately home in as a possible wedding venue but become locked inside overnight. Caroline also reconciles with Kate and accompanies her to hospital following a suspected miscarriage, though it is a false scare and a scan shows the baby to be a girl. Anxious to get in with Gillian John is very helpful at reconciling Ellie and Raff but unfortunately Judith arrives, exposing John's one night stand with Gillian, and causing trouble with Robbie. About This Season Premiered: June 29 - August 3, 2014 Rebroadcast Dates: May 31 - June 14, 2015 The six-part series returns as Alan and Celia continue to negotiate family baggage to plan a life together. Alan starts to distance himself from Gary when Gary's behaviour becomes increasingly needy and obsessive.
At Alan's stag party, Alan and Raff encourage Robbie to pursue Gillian, as they believe they are right for each other. A discourages them from having a church wedding, as neither party has attended services in more than 30 years. Archived from on 13 January 2013. Caroline and Celia have a blazing row, trading insults and expletives. At Caroline's, Celia and Alan deal with a drunken Lawrence and a shaken William, who has been assaulted at a cashpoint. To achieve this she needs financial support from both Celia and Kate, and asks Kate to move in with her.
On what was supposed to be a romantic birthday weekend getaway Kate is angered by Caroline's continuing reluctance to publicly acknowledge her and Kate's relationship. Gillian is jealous of Robbie's new partner, Cheryl. Widowed Gillian, meanwhile, continues a reckless sexual relationship with Paul , a man half her age. Gillian's worry prompts Raff and Robbie to visit, and they become closer. Caroline grows frustrated with John and admits to seeing an unnamed other. At the end of the episode Gillian takes Celia shopping for a wedding outfit, so that Alan can sneak off and visit Gary behind his wife's back. She refuses to meet Gary after he invites all of Alan's family to dinner, and moves back to Harrogate to have some space and be close to Caroline.
When Kate is rushed to hospital, Caroline drops everything to check that she and the baby are safe and well. Caroline is angered and hurt by her mother's behaviour, and uninterested in Celia's marital problems. Currently, the show has 8. This program may contain one or more of the following: intensely suggestive dialogue, strong coarse language, intense sexual situations, or intense violence. Wait, so there is hope I could end up marrying Sam, who I fancied in year nine? Trouble follows when Robbie learns for the first time that he was the father and Gillian feels more isolated when Ellie returns home, leaving her as the chief baby-minder. Archived from on 13 January 2013.
John discovers that Caroline is seeing Kate, and informs Celia. Alan, Raff, and Gillian are impressed by Gary's success after learning how as a young entrepreneur he eventually acquired a multimillion pound empire. With encouragement from Caroline, Gillian marries Robbie, not wishing to cause a scene or stand him up. Alan and Celia decide to get married as quickly as possible, with minimum fuss, and book an appointment at the. Caroline is distraught when Kate is critically injured in a car accident. As the families come together to celebrate Alan and Celia's engagement, Gillian's son Raff is arrested for assaulting Paul, whilst Caroline's son William Edward Ashley reveals that John is still in contact with his lover Judith. Celia realises that her behaviour had made her daughter unhappy and visits Kate, apologising for her own behaviour and imploring Kate to give Caroline another chance.
Alan is delighted by a surprise visitor and thoughts turn to the Stag and Hen dos. Caroline is drifting into an increasingly lonely state as William prepares for University and Kate and John deliver life-changing news. Kate is agreeable but also wants to have a child with Caroline,. Alan and Celia rush to support and console her, and Caroline makes amends with Alan following her words at the wedding. Gillian discovers that Gary has divulged the secret of his true parentage to the press, which greatly embarrasses Alan.
Gillian turns up at the register office and expresses her feelings of hurt and rejection at not being invited to the ceremony. The wedding takes place on Christmas Eve, with Kate playing the piano at Celia's request, and Caroline taking on the traditional duties of the bride's father. Archived from on 13 January 2013. Gillian is outraged, feeling side-lined and, as she tells a sympathetic Robbie, pushed out of her father's life by Celia. As their lives collide for a second time, the couple laments what might have been as they take audiences on a life-affirming journey together. However he is a self-centred bore who goes on about his old times with Kate and Caroline feels excluded.
Alan's brother Ted comes over from Australia and, at Alan's stag night, all the men tell Robbie he should settle down with Gillian. Gillian loses her job at the supermarket after Cheryl publicly humiliates her. She calls John for consolation and tells him that she deliberately delayed in ringing the ambulance that may have saved the suicidal Eddie, something that Alan also tells Celia. The Last Tango story begins with Celia, a 70-something widow, who gets in touch with childhood sweetheart Alan after she spots him on Facebook. Gillian resigns from the supermarket after a run-in with Robbie's ex-wife, prompting Robbie to propose marriage to her whilst Caroline and Kate go ahead with their wedding but there is one important guest who is absent by design. Starring and as Alan and Celia, former childhood sweethearts, who are now in their seventies.
Title Directed by Written by Ratings in millions Sourced by. Screenwriter, , loosely adapted the story of her mother's second marriage. When Alan turns up alone at the register office prior to the wedding she lashes out at him, telling his presence is not required without Celia — something she had also said almost word-for-word to her father when he showed up at her doctoral graduation and Celia didn't. Meanwhile, the news of Caroline and Kate's upcoming wedding brings out Celia's latent prejudices and an incident of homophobic bullying directed towards Lawrence. John turns to Judith for consolation but she gets drunk and falls downstairs, making up Caroline's mind to move Kate into the house.
Robbie tells Gillian he wants to marry her and wishes to support her financially. You can watch past episodes on. Last Tango in Halifax Season 5 videos Episode Runtime: Approx. Archived from on 13 January 2013. Alan tells Celia that Gillian had actually killed Eddie with a block of wood following Eddie's apparent suicide attempt. With Robbie absent, and Raff and Ellie neglecting the baby, Gillian is left to look after her granddaughter. He gets engaged to Celia and then at the end of series one he has a heart attack.