Rupert Graves has joined the cast of Last Tango in Halifax it has been confirmed.
The hit show, which is currently filming its third season, will see Graves taking on the role of Gary Jackson who is first introduced during a date with Gillian (Nicola Walker). The announcement today teases that Gary may not be all he seems.
Last Tango in Halifax’s new series sees the return of stars Sarah Lancashire, Nicola Walker, Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Toby Gardner and Dean Andrews. The storyline will pick up following the marriage of Alan (Jacobi) and Celia (Reid) and the honeymoon period is well and truly over. Someone from Alan’s past threaten’s to cause a rift between them.
Elsewhere in the new series Caroline (Lancashire) reunited with her partner Kate (Nina Sosanya) as she realises she is the love of her life and Kate’s pregnancy progresses.
Writer Sally Wainwright said: “I’m thrilled that we’re going into a third series with really exciting new story lines that move Celia and Alan’s relationship forward with hopefully the same mix of gusto, comedy and drama.”
Last Tango is Halifax’s return date is yet to be confirmed.