Call the Midwife (2012–)  imdb rss

The lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late 1950s.


Call the Midwife: Season 7  First Watch   Season 7 (Full Season)

Poplar welcomes Lucille Anderson, the first West Indian midwife to be featured as a series regular. Tested as never before, the nuns and nurses face challenging issues, from leprosy, tokophobia, and stroke to Huntington's chorea and unmarried mothers. Note: This season has already aired in the BBC; the US PBS premiere is March 25, 2018.
posted by elsietheeel on Mar 18, 2018 at 6:38 AM - 13 comments

Call the Midwife: Christmas Special (2015)  Season 5, Episode 100

The BBC plan to televise a carol service from Poplar, and we all must go home and be counted for Christmas.
posted by vibratory manner of working on Jan 4, 2016 at 9:40 PM - 1 comment

Call the Midwife: Episode 4.1  Season 4, Episode 1

New arrivals at Nonnatus House (and elsewhere), major life events (and not only for the expectant mothers), and an Antipodean connection that is the definition of bittersweet. [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Apr 13, 2015 at 6:34 PM - 5 comments

Call the Midwife: Christmas Special.  Season 4, Episode 100

In which Chummy takes over running the facility after an outbreak of chicken pox; rehearsals for the Sunday school's Christmas concert interfere with the nuns and nurses; two unmarried patients are sent to a home for pregnant women; Dr. Turner cares for a destitute older couple; and everyone wonders what the year 1960 will bring. PBS page. [more inside]
posted by homunculus on Dec 25, 2014 at 6:01 PM - 5 comments

Call the Midwife: Episode 3  Season 1, Episode 3

Our heroine is assigned to provide home health nursing for a single veteran and gets a surprise visit. Meanwhile, Trixie and Cynthia attend to an emotionally complicated case, and Chummy gets a proposal.
posted by latkes on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:40 PM - 9 comments

Call the Midwife: Episode 2  Season 1, Episode 2

The harsh life of immigrant sex workers and a new, awkward, upperclass midwife comes to Nonnatus House. [more inside]
posted by latkes on May 26, 2014 at 5:26 PM - 41 comments

Call the Midwife: Episode 1  Season 1, Episode 1

The opening of the show introduces it's major characters, sets the historical scene in post-war England, and establishes a tone of woman-centered, bike-powered, socialist-minded tear jerking melodrama and adventure. What's not to love?!
posted by latkes on May 21, 2014 at 4:11 PM - 57 comments