The star went on to insist that she has "so much respect" for religion - and that she returned to church after landing her role in Call The Midwife in order to carry out research. Sister Evangelina also implies that s… I love this show and had assumed the religious order was catholic. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. And each week they tune in to reminisce about the happiness and heartbreak of midwives bringing the miracle of life to the grimy streets of London’s East End. The first series, set in 1957, premiered in the United Kingdom on 15 January 2012. Queen Elizabeth’s younger sister, the “rebel princess” Margaret, will give birth to Sarah on May 1, 1964. [38] Series three was released on Blu-ray on 20 May 2014. Call the Midwife is a BBC period drama series about a group of nurse midwives working in the East End of London in the late 1950s and 1960s. [35] Series two was released on 1 April 2013 in the UK (region 2)[36] with a collector's edition, Call the Midwife Collection, containing series one, two, and the 2012 Christmas Special, released on the same date. The sixth series touches upon domestic violence, an explosion at the local docks, and interracial marriage. They are based at the fictional nursing convent Nonnatus House in Poplar district carrying out nursing and midwife duties. "I didn’t know what I believed in so I would figure it out along the way. Call the Midwife Christmas special release date – and the latest news on series 10. The Sisters and midwives carry out many nursing duties across the community. Call the Midwife follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House, who visit the expectant mothers of Poplar, providing the poorest women with the best possible care. [27] A third eight-part series aired in the UK from January 2014,[28] with a consolidated average of 10.53 million. The Sisters and midwives carry out many nursing duties across the community. [25][26] The series achieved a consolidated series average of 10.47 million viewers. Show summary: The plot follows newly qualified midwife Jenny Lee, and the work of midwives and the nuns of Nonnatus House, a nursing convent, and part of an Anglican religious order, coping with the medical problems in the deprived district of London's desperately poor East End, in the 1950s. The eighth series, set in 1964, covers the topic of abortion (which was not legalised until 1967). "Rebellion shouldn’t be something that constricts or constrains you. The ship in the opening titles is the Shaw, Savill & Albion Line liner QSMV Dominion Monarch in dry dock at the King George V Dock and the road is Saville Road, Silvertown, east London. and people having babies. [37], In the United States, the first series was released on DVD and Blu-ray on 6 November 2012. [12] A sixth series was commissioned, which included a 2016 Christmas episode set in South Africa. Call The Midwife character; Portrayed by: ... Nurse Anderson is religious, joining a local Black … For the last three years, Agutter has played Sister Julienne in Call the Midwife, the BBC’s hit drama about an order of midwives and nuns in a nursing convent in postwar east-end London. Some aspects of love—maternal, paternal, filial, fraternal, sisterly, romantic, or the love of friends—are explored in every episode. [39] Series four was released on Blu-ray on 19 May 2015.[40]. The eighth series follows a group of midwives working in the east end of London in the early 1960s. In May 2012, BBC Worldwide and the American Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) announced that the first series of Call the Midwife would premiere in the United States on 30 September 2012. CALL The Midwife star Jenny Agutter has revealed that the nuns could be left homeless during the upcoming Christmas special. 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