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Call The Midwife

Thursdays 8.30pm

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Anticipation is building for a new royal baby, and community-minded Violet is holding a Teddy Bears’ Picnic and raising funds through a competition on whether the Queen will have a boy or a girl.

With the addition of the two new Sisters and the return of Trixie, Nonnatus House “feels full once more”.

But when the midwives are introduced to their new midwifery bags, old Sister Monica Joan becomes distressed as her dementia takes a turn for the worse.

Series eight moves into the spring of 1964.

Series eight moves into the spring of 1964.

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Monday June 17 at 8:30pm

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Monday June 24 at 8:30pm

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Episode 6 | Series 6

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Wednesday June 26 at 10:00am

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A moving, intimate, funny and, above all, true-to-life look at the colourful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the Fifties, based on the bestselling memoirs of the…

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday June 26 at 11:00am

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Episode 2 | Series 1

As Jenny Lee settles into her role, there is a new arrival at Nonnatus House. Meanwhile, a chance encounter with a young pregnant runaway forces Jenny to see an unfamiliar darker side…

Episode 3, Series 1

Wednesday June 26 at 12:00pm

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Episode 3 | Series 1

Jenny is placed on the district nursing roster for a few weeks. At the antenatal clinic Trixie and Cynthia enrol Winnie who thought her days of babies were long gone and seems upset…

Episode 4, Series 1

Wednesday June 26 at 1:00pm

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Episode 4 | Series 1

A baby girl, delivered by Jenny, is snatched from her pram, uniting the community as they search for her. Meanwhile Cynthia witnesses another type of loss as she assists soon-to-be…

Episode 5, Series 1

Wednesday June 26 at 2:00pm

Call The Midwife

Episode 5 | Series 1

Jenny finds herself not involved in the beginning of life, but at its end. When Frank, the brother of Peggy the cleaner, is diagnosed with cancer, Jenny and the nuns are called upon…

Episode 6, Series 1

Wednesday June 26 at 3:00pm

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Episode 6 | Series 1

Sister Monica Joan is found wandering near the docks, and returned to Nonnatus House by the police. Meanwhile, Chummy worries when her mother decides to make a trip to inspect her new…

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday June 27 at 1:55am

Call The Midwife

Episode 1 | Series 1

A moving, intimate, funny and, above all, true-to-life look at the colourful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the Fifties, based on the bestselling memoirs of the…

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday June 27 at 2:50am

Call The Midwife

Episode 2 | Series 1

As Jenny Lee settles into her role, there is a new arrival at Nonnatus House. Meanwhile, a chance encounter with a young pregnant runaway forces Jenny to see an unfamiliar darker side…

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday June 27 at 3:45am

Call The Midwife

Episode 3 | Series 1

Jenny is placed on the district nursing roster for a few weeks. At the antenatal clinic Trixie and Cynthia enrol Winnie who thought her days of babies were long gone and seems upset…

Episode 4, Series 1

Thursday June 27 at 4:40am

Call The Midwife

Episode 4 | Series 1

A baby girl, delivered by Jenny, is snatched from her pram, uniting the community as they search for her. Meanwhile Cynthia witnesses another type of loss as she assists soon-to-be…

Episode 5, Series 1

Thursday June 27 at 5:35am

Call The Midwife

Episode 5 | Series 1

Jenny finds herself not involved in the beginning of life, but at its end. When Frank, the brother of Peggy the cleaner, is diagnosed with cancer, Jenny and the nuns are called upon…

Episode 6, Series 1

Thursday June 27 at 6:30am

Call The Midwife

Episode 6 | Series 1

Sister Monica Joan is found wandering near the docks, and returned to Nonnatus House by the police. Meanwhile, Chummy worries when her mother decides to make a trip to inspect her new…

Episode 1, Series 5

Saturday June 29 at 10:55am

Call The Midwife

Episode 1 | Series 5

Easter is approaching, and for the nuns and midwives of Nonnatus House it's as busy as ever, as babies are born to myriad families across the borough.

Episode 2, Series 5

Saturday June 29 at 12:00pm

Call The Midwife

Episode 2 | Series 5

Barbara experiences the biggest test of her career when a struggling dock-worker's wife is forced into a difficult decision about her impending delivery.

Episode 3, Series 5

Saturday June 29 at 1:05pm

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Episode 3 | Series 5

Suspicion threatens to break apart a closely knit family after a typhoid outbreak.

Episode 4, Series 5

Saturday June 29 at 2:10pm

Call The Midwife

Episode 4 | Series 5

As the modern world begins to encroach on traditional Poplar life, everyone is starting to notice the changes.

Episode 5, Series 5

Saturday June 29 at 3:15pm

Call The Midwife

Episode 5 | Series 5

With modern advances starting to change things for the better, even medical professionals like Dr Turner and Shelagh are forced to consider their own lifestyles.

Episode 6, Series 5

Saturday June 29 at 4:20pm

Call The Midwife

Episode 6 | Series 5

The world may be moving forward, but women are still labouring under the social pressure of shame.

Episode 7, Series 5

Saturday June 29 at 5:25pm

Call The Midwife

Episode 7 | Series 5

With autumn on its way, the appetite for change is rife across Poplar.

Episode 8, Series 5

Saturday June 29 at 6:30pm

Call The Midwife

Episode 8 | Series 5

As Poplar moves towards the season of goodwill, the time has come to accept the things that have passed and look to the future.

Episode 1, Series 5

Sunday June 30 at 4:25am

Call The Midwife

Episode 1 | Series 5

Easter is approaching, and for the nuns and midwives of Nonnatus House it's as busy as ever, as babies are born to myriad families across the borough.

Episode 2, Series 5

Sunday June 30 at 5:30am

Call The Midwife

Episode 2 | Series 5

Barbara experiences the biggest test of her career when a struggling dock-worker's wife is forced into a difficult decision about her impending delivery.

Episode 3, Series 5

Sunday June 30 at 6:35am

Call The Midwife

Episode 3 | Series 5

Suspicion threatens to break apart a closely knit family after a typhoid outbreak.

Episode 4, Series 5

Sunday June 30 at 7:40am

Call The Midwife

Episode 4 | Series 5

As the modern world begins to encroach on traditional Poplar life, everyone is starting to notice the changes.

Episode 5, Series 5

Sunday June 30 at 8:45am

Call The Midwife

Episode 5 | Series 5

With modern advances starting to change things for the better, even medical professionals like Dr Turner and Shelagh are forced to consider their own lifestyles.

Episode 6, Series 5

Sunday June 30 at 9:50am

Call The Midwife

Episode 6 | Series 5

The world may be moving forward, but women are still labouring under the social pressure of shame.

Episode 7, Series 5

Sunday June 30 at 10:55am

Call The Midwife

Episode 7 | Series 5

With autumn on its way, the appetite for change is rife across Poplar.

Episode 8, Series 5

Sunday June 30 at 12:00pm

Call The Midwife

Episode 8 | Series 5

As Poplar moves towards the season of goodwill, the time has come to accept the things that have passed and look to the future.

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