Call the Midwife 2021 cast for Christmas special on BBC One revealed

The cast for the Call The Midwife 2021 Christmas special has been revealed.

Call The Midwife will be back this festive season for another one-off special episode.

A teaser for the episode shares: “Series 11 begins with a Christmas special set in December 1966. Christmas promises to be a memorable one at Nonnatus House as Lucille and Cyril prepare for their upcoming winter wedding.

“The Nonnatus team are faced with their busiest Christmas Day ever as the Maternity Home is filled with expectant Mums to be, each with their own challenging case. Luckily Mother Mildred is on hand to support the team.”

The Call The Midwife’s Christmas special will air on Christmas Day (Saturday, 25 December) at 8PM.

Call The Midwife cast

Get a full run down of the cast confirmed for the Christmas special:

Jenny Agutter plays Sister Julienne
Linda Bassett plays Nurse Phyllis Crane
Judy Parfitt plays Sister Monica Joan
Helen George plays Nurse Trixie Franklin

Leonie Elliott plays Nurse Lucille Anderson
Zephryn Taitte plays Cyril Robinson
Stephen McGann plays Dr Patrick Turner
Laura Main plays Nurse Shelagh Turner

Miriam Margolyes plays Mother Mildred
Vanessa Redgrave plays Voice of Jennifer Worth
Daniel Laurie plays Reggie Jackson
Jude Monk McGowan plays Ned

Waylon Luke Ma plays Henry Chu
Max Macmillan plays Timothy Turner
Francesca Fullilove plays Colette Corrigan
Megan Cusack plays Nurse Nancy Corrigan
Olly Rix plays Matthew Aylward

Watch Call The Midwife online

For now, all episodes of Call The Midwife are available to catch up for free for UK viewers via BBC iPlayer.

Call The Midwife first started in 2012 with a one-off series of six episodes. Since then, the show has aired nine full series plus a number of Christmas specials.

Check out the episode guide here with a run down of every single episode available to play.

Meanwhile there’s good news for fans of the show – Call The Midwife has been renewed up until series 13 on BBC One meaning the show will air until at least 2024.

Heidi Thomas, Creator, Writer and Executive Producer, said: “It’s an incredible privilege to be able to look back on a decade of Call The Midwife, and yet know that our journey is still very far from over. We are thrilled to be going on for a few more years!

“Like Nonnatus House itself, we have a proud past but an even more exciting future – full of old favourites, fresh faces, higher hemlines, new ideas.

“The stories we tell are like babies – they never stop coming, we love them all, and we vow to do our best by every single one.”

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