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When does Call The Midwife return? Start date confirmed!

Call The Midwife TV schedule revealed

Call The Midwife is back for a new series in 2024 with a start date now confirmed.

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The hit BBC One drama will be back for its thirteenth series in the New Year.

As ever, the hit drama tells the tale of life in London’s hard-up East End as midwives welcome new lives in the changing times of the 50s and 60s.

When is Call The Midwife on?

Call The Midwife will return with a Christmas on Christmas Day – Monday, 25 December – at 8:15PM on BBC One.

The first episode of series 13 will follow on Sunday, 7 January at 8PM on BBC One.

Call The Midwife Christmas special 2023

The new series will then continue weekly with eight episodes. You’ll also be able to watch online via the BBC iPlayer.

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The new series is set in 1969 and more babies are being born in hospital than ever before.

A teaser for the first episode shares: “Sister Julienne cares for an expectant mother who has cerebral palsy. Nonnatus House kicks off its new midwifery training scheme with the arrival of four new pupil midwives.”

Who’s on the cast?

Those on the cast for the new series include Judy Parfitt as Sister Monica Joan, Jenny Agutter as Sister Julienne, Laura Main as Shelagh Turner, Helen George as Trixie Aylward, Cliff Parisi as Fred Buckle, Stephen McGann as Dr Turner, Linda Bassett as Nurse Crane, Megan Cusack as Nancy Corrigan, Annabelle Apsion as Violet Buckle, Georgie Glen as Miss Higgins, Zephryn Taitte as Cyril Robinson, Olly Rix as Matthew Aylward, Rebecca Gethings as Sister Veronica, Daniel Laurie as Reggie Jackson, Max Macmillan as Timothy Turner, Alice Brown as Angela Turner, Francesca Fullilove as Colette Corrigan, April Rae Hoang as May Tang and Edward Shaw as Teddy Turner.

You can catch up with past episodes of Call The Midwife online via the BBC iPlayer here.

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The series first debuted in 2012 and has aired over 100 episodes to date across its 12 series and specials.

Meanwhile the show has already been renewed for a further series, seeing Call The Midwife continue for years to come!

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