Call the Midwife

Series Summary
Adapted by Heidi Thomas from the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth, this drama series is a moving, funny, colorful look at midwifery and family in 1950s East End London. It follows newly qualified midwife Jenny, who joins an eccentric, lovable community of nuns who are nurses at Nonnatus House. Jenny is surprised to find herself at a convent -- she thought she was being sent to a small private hospital -- and is initially daunted by her surroundings, most notably the formidable Sister Evangelina and the unconventional Sister Monica Joan. But Jenny gradually begins to find her way and develops incredible friendships among the nurses, as they are drawn into the lives and homes of the women and families they treat.

Air Dates: 2012 - Present

Genres: Drama

Network: BBC1

  • Season 5, Ep. 8 : Call the MidwifeMar 6, 2016

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    Poplar is shaken as the cause of infant deformities is revealed.

  • Season 5, Ep. 7 : Call the MidwifeFeb 28, 2016

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    Dr. Turner is excited about the contraceptive pill; Patsy helps a transient woman; Nurse Crane assists in a post-natal emergency; Sister Evangelina returns.

  • Season 5, Ep. 6 : Call the MidwifeFeb 21, 2016

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    A woman decides not to report a rape; a mother conceals her daughter's pregnancy; Shelagh and Timothy arrange a family camping holiday.

  • Season 5, Ep. 5 : Call the MidwifeFeb 14, 2016

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    Dr. Turner and Shelagh reassess their lifestyles as they fight for respiratory health for patients; Fred's oversight of Violet's shop has unforeseen consequences; a mother's past causes problems for her family.

  • Season 5, Ep. 4 : Call the MidwifeFeb 7, 2016

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    A limbless child tests Sister Julienne's faith; a pregnancy poses a problem for a man who was planning to attend university.

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