By Patrick Munn | August 19, 2020 - 8:06 am | No Comments
Despite the on-going COVID pandemic, Call The Midwife is on track to return this Christmas. Filming is now underway on the Christmas special of the BBC's long-running period drama. Production on season ten will begin following the special, but as a result of the later than usual production start the order for season ten has been trimmed to seven episodes.
By Patrick Munn | March 4, 2019 - 8:34 am | No Comments
Call The Midwife is sticking around until at least 2022. BBC One has picked up an additional two seasons of the period drama, renewing it through to season eleven. They had previously ordered season nine as part of a three-season renewal back in 2016. Both seasons will consist of eight episodes. Two further Christmas specials have also been commissioned.
By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2018 - 4:38 pm | No Comments
Miriam Margolyes (Warner Bros' Harry Potter film series) has signed on for a guest-starring role in Call The Midwife for this year's Christmas special. Production on the special and the eighth season is now underway. She will play Sister Mildred, a forthright and indefatigable sister from the Order. She arrives unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, her hands full with four Chinese orphans. Having fled China, the child refugees were found abandoned in Hong Kong and are being adopted in the UK as part of the World Refugee Project.
By Patrick Munn | November 23, 2016 - 7:50 pm | No Comments
BBC One's hit period drama Call The Midwife has earned a bumper renewal, scoring a three-season pick up that will see it remain on air until at least its ninth season in 2020. Alongside these three new seasons, all of which will run eight episodes, a further three Christmas Specials have also been ordered.