More More. Call the Midwife follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House, who visit the expectant mothers of Poplar, providing the poorest women with the best possible care.
In Season 9, Nonnatus House encounters new challenges in , including an existential threat. Season 2, Episode 8. My News Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now. What a force you were. Popular Shows 1. Yellowstone 2. Blindspot 3.
Create Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business. The plot follows newly qualified midwife Jenny Lee, as well as the work of midwives and the nuns of Nonnatus House, a nursing convent and part of an Anglican religious order , coping with the medical problems in the deprived Poplar district of London's desperately poor East End in the s.
The Sisters and midwives carry out many nursing duties across the community. However, with between 80 and babies being born each month in Poplar alone, the primary work is to help bring safe childbirth to women in the area and to look after their countless newborns.
Call the Midwife is based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, featuring narration — and an appearance in the Christmas Special — by Vanessa Redgrave as an older Jenny. On 11 February , Ben Stephenson, BBC Controller for Drama, announced that he had commissioned a Christmas special, and a third series of eight episodes to be broadcast in A fifth series was commissioned for , shortly after series four filming was completed.
A second series of eight episodes aired in the UK in early On 28 February , BBC confirmed that Call the Midwife had been commissioned for a Christmas special  and fourth series, to air in The first series was released in a Region 2, two-disc set on 12 March A second series of Call the Midwife was immediately commissioned after the drama's opening episode attracted an audience of nearly 10 million viewers.
The good news is that all major cast members are returning for season 9. Turner Stephen McGann. Sister Monica Joan. PC Peter Noakes. Sister Bernadette. Chummy Noakes. Playing next Amher TV Shows. Drama , Medical. No Free Trial. She is hospitalized and Fred is put in charge of little Anthony, his grandson, and proceeds to bathe the toddler all over in shampoo. Sister Julienne shares a troubling letter—more dark clouds! Trixie Helen George and Jenny knit blanket squares, a task that had been assigned to Sister Monica Joan Judy Parfitt , the elderly, slightly dotty nun who is clearly on a downward slide—another dark cloud!
Trixie answers when Jimmy rings up Nonnatus House. Soon the two are up on the roof of the club pointing out constellations and then Alec walks her home to Nonnatus House. Love is in bloom, marred only by Alec inadvertently letting the cat out of the bag regarding the contents of the letter that Sister Julienne received.