Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 15, 2012
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

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Call the Midwife (UK)

Newly qualified midwife Jenny Lee and the midwives and nuns of Nonnatus House cope with the medical problems in the deprived Poplar district of East London in the 1950s. The sisters and midwives carry out many nursing duties across the community. However, with between 80 and 100 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.

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06x05 Season 6, Episode 5 Aired: Feb. 19, 2017

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, Nurse Valerie Dyer. A vulnerable young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts, whilst the whereabouts …

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06x06 Season 6, Episode 6(Sunday Feb. 26th, 2017 on BBC One)

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Call the Midwife will return to BBC1 for a Christmas special in 2016 followed shortly afterwards by a full series of eight hour-long episodes in January and February 2017.

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  • Features comedienne Sandi Toksvig.
  • Nonnatus House is a pseudonym for The Community of St. John the Divine, an Anglican religious order of nuns founded in London in 1848. The order relocated to Birmingham in 1976, and ceased to…
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    Nonnatus House is a pseudonym for The Community of St. John the Divine, an Anglican religious order of nuns founded in London in 1848. The order relocated to Birmingham in 1976, and ceased to practice midwifery in 1990.
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  • Stephen McGann (Dr. Patrick Turner) is married to series writer Heidi Thomas (II).
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