‘Call the Midwife’ Season 4 Episode 3 review

For the first time in the show’s run, Call the Midwife devotes an episode to discussing attitudes towards homosexuality, and the fact that it was considered a crime during the period in which the show is set. The third episode of Season 4 is primarily about the struggle faced by Tony, a closeted gay man caught by … >

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‘Call the Midwife’ Season 4 Episode 2 review

In the second episode of the new season, Call the Midwife doesn’t slow down as new midwife Phyllis Crane (Linda Bassett) is added to the staff at Nonnatus House. And, if you found last week’s tale of child neglect heart-wrenchingly sad, this week’s main story somehow takes the pain and misery up another notch. To say that the experiences … >

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‘Call the Midwife’ Season 4 Episode 1 review

Call the Midwife is happy with embracing change, as it has done many times over the years, and this episode is one that sets the tone for things as we move forward into the drama’s fourth season. Jenny Lee is now definitely not featuring at all save for her voiceover, and Cynthia isn’t even in the premiere. … >

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‘Call the Midwife’ Season 4 start date announced

The new season of Call the Midwife will begin later this month. Following last month’s Christmas special, the first of eight new episodes will air at 8pm on Sunday 18 January on BBC One. > Buy the complete Season 1-3 boxset on Amazon. Season 4’s opening episode sees freshly qualified nurse Barbara Gilbert arrive to … >

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‘Call the Midwife’ Christmas special review

Call the Midwife may have begun as a show about Jenny Lee’s experiences as a midwife in Poplar, but much has changed in three seasons. Lead actor Jessica Raine has now departed from the show, and this year’s Christmas special is its first real chance to prove that it can continue without her and grow – even … >

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‘Call the Midwife’ Christmas special trailer

A trailer has been released for this year’s Call the Midwife Christmas special. The feature-length episode of the period drama airs at 7.50pm on Christmas Day on BBC One. > Buy the complete Season 1-3 boxset on Amazon. Watch the trailer… The episode opens in 2005. Jennifer Worth is at home preparing for Christmas with … >

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‘Call the Midwife’ Season 5 confirmed for 2016

BBC One has commissioned a fifth season of Call the Midwife, before the fourth season has even aired. Taking the nuns and midwives into 1961, Season 5 will consist of a Christmas special next year followed by eight new 60-minute episodes in 2016. Executive producer Pippa Harris commented: “We’re delighted that the BBC have commissioned … >

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‘Call the Midwife’ star on doing Series 4 without Jenny

Actress Laura Main has revealed that Call the Midwife has “expanded” to fill the gap left by Nurse Jenny Lee. Original star Jessica Raine departed the show at the end of the third series. Main, who plays Shelagh Turner (formerly Sister Bernadette), told Radio Times: “I wonder if people will think there isn’t a fourth series … >

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