Returning: Call the Midwife

2014-04-04_0024Acclaimed UK drama series Call the Midwife is back for its third season later this month.

The series will now screen on Thursday nights, replacing Janet King.

Based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, the series returns to follow nurse Jenny Lee and the midwives from Nonnatus House convent, who visit the expectant mothers of Poplar once again.

In the first episode of Series 3, Jenny struggles to care for exhausted mother Merle Vickers (Gemma Salter) and her two sickly sons, it is Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt) who holds the key to the diagnosis of their mystery illness. Meanwhile, Chummy calls on her royal connections for the official opening of the new ante-natal and baby clinic, and Nonnatus House welcomes a new resident, Sister Winifred.

8:30pm Thursday April 24 ABC1.


  1. Thursday night is interesting, I would have picked Saturday if the ABC moved it.

    It got smashed on Sunday by MKR, Sunday Night, A Place to Call Home etc and was only rating 600k (down from 1m for S1).

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