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Call the Midwife Christmas special

21 December, 2018

Call the Midwife Christmas special


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The 90-minute festive episode of Call the Midwife is set to air at 7:45pm on Christmas Day.

Series eight of the popular show will begin in the New Year with eight more episodes scheduled.

Making a guest appearance, as Sister Mildred, is well-known actress Miriam Margolyes, who will also appear in the first episode of series eight.

Other new characters include Sister Hilda and Sister Francis played by Fenella Woolgar and Ella Bruccoleri.


Making a welcome return is Helen George as Nurse Trixie Franklin, who joins the cast again having missed most of the last series due to giving birth to her own child.

She joins regular cast members Stephen McGann and Jenny Agutter.

A trailer is available to view here

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