Based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, Call the Midwife follows Nurse Jenny Lee and the midwives from Nonnatus House convent as they provide the best possible care to the expectant mothers of Poplar.
Series 3 sees Chummy, PC Noakes and baby Freddy back in the East End; Sister Bernadette - now known as Shelagh since leaving the convent - preparing for her wedding to Dr Turner; and Jenny facing some tough personal and professional challenges. At Christmas, when an unexploded World War II bomb is found under a warehouse close to Nonnatus House, the nuns and dozens of local families find themselves homeless. Later, Dr Turner finds himself in a race against time to immunise children against polio, and when a Royal visitor comes to the East End, Chummy persuades them to open the new Community Centre.
A fascinating portrayal of birth, life, death and a community on the brink of huge social change, Call the Midwife continues to offer a gripping insight into a world that is so drastically different from how we live now.
Great series .A very good record of how the once great labour party gave us the NHS and the Welfare system. Read morePublished 9 days ago by john easton
Another brilliant programme. Loved my Sunday nights in all cozy watching this. Glad this is still running, keeps me going during the dark nights.Published 13 days ago by Linda Bond
I love call the midwife, and find myself being far too engrossed in the lives of these strangers. Really believe its suitable viewing for the family.Published 24 days ago by amy collins
This was a gift for my Mum but we all love to watch the programme with her. Full of laughs and tears and of course babies, this is a real heart warming series. We love it.Published 29 days ago by Miss H