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02nd Dec 2020

Here’s everything we know about the Call the Midwife Christmas special

We’re so excited!

We’re big fans of Call the Midwife and if you’re anything like us, you’re probably counting down the days until the Christmas special.

Recently some details were revealed about what we can expect in this year’s Christmas special and honestly, it can’t come quick enough.

Call The Midwife will be an extended 90-minute episode for the Christmas special which is set in December 1965.

Amongst other drama of the hour and a half long special, Sister Monica Joan will be rushed to hospital, and Trixie is furious to receive a subscription to a Marriage Bureau as a Christmas gift.

Elsewhere in the episode there will be a surprise reunion for Shelagh involving her in a deeply moving birth, and the circus arrives in Poplar, which will be particularly exciting for Nurse Crane.

“Everyone is overjoyed to be whisking the dust sheets off Nonnatus House and getting back to filming after lockdown,” Heidi Thomas, Creator, Writer and Executive Producer told Radio Times. 

“It is a particular thrill to be able to deliver the Christmas Special on time, just as we promised at the start of the pandemic.

“We are very much a family at Call The Midwife, and like families everywhere, we have missed each other. We will now be putting more love and energy into our work than ever and can’t wait to share Series 10 with our fantastic, loyal audience.”

With the year it has been we’re all looking forward to cuddling up on Christmas Day with some comfort TV, and Call The Midwife is definitely one that will be on my Christmas ‘to watch’ list.

The Christmas special of Call The Midwife will air on BBC One on Christmas Day evening at 7:40pm, so don’t forget to set your reminder.