Call The Midwife 2020 cast and spoilers from series 9

Call The Midwife series 9 cast, air date and number of episodes

call the midwife series 9 2020 cast spoilers

Call The Midwife is back for series 9 in 2020 - here's all you need to know.

Starting this weekend, Call The Midwife returns with eight brand new episodes.

Series 9 of Call The Midwife currently airs Sunday nights at 9PM on BBC One.

A teaser for the new series reveals: "Budgets are being cut, and hospitals reorganised. Terraced houses are being demolished, and traditional family structures torn apart.

"There are wrecking balls everywhere, and it’s up to Sister Julienne, and the midwives and medics of Nonnatus House, to help find a way out of the rubble. When they themselves come under threat, their job becomes even harder."

Set in 1965, Series 9 of Call The Midwife sees the team dealing with cases involving cancer, diptheria, dementia, fistula, and homelessness. They are faced with loneliness among the elderly, the traumas of an exhausted carer, and the defiant behaviour of a young and vulnerable prostitute.

They deliver more babies born out of wedlock, care for a couple whose beloved infant dies, and support a brave and beautiful new mother who is blind. Meanwhile the Turner’s own family comes under threat, Lucille’s romance does not run smooth, and Sister Julienne is driven to take an extraordinary step.

Call The Midwife 2020 cast

Making up the cast of Call The Midwife in series 9 are

  • Helen George as Trixie Franklin
  • Jennifer Kirby as Valerie Dyer
  • Linda Bassett as Nurse Phyllis
  • Judy Parfitt as Sister Monica Joan
  • Annabelle Apsion as Violet Buckle
  • Cliff Parisi as Frederick "Fred" Buckle
  • Miriam Margolyes as Mother Mildred
  • Leonie Elliott as Lucille Anderson
  • Jenny Agutter as Sister Julienne
  • Ella Bruccoleri as Sister Frances
  • Stephen McGann as Doctor Turner
  • Laura Main as Shelagh Turner
  • Annabelle Apsion as Violet Buckle

Call The Midwife spoilers

In episode two tonight (Sunday, January 12), leading up to Mother’s Day, the team must survive Lent and are forced to give up more than just cigarettes and sugar: A thief has been pinching their milk as well.

With some covert spying, Fred and Sister Monica Joan are able to catch the thief: Glamorous, shop-soiled Tina (Georgia Henshaw), a young woman with chipped nail varnish and layered make-up. She pleads with Sisters Julienne and Monica Joan, explaining that she’s been stealing milk for her pregnancy.

With Mother’s Day around the corner, second-time mum Laverne hopes her baby will be born on Mother’s Day and Valerie is on hand to help her. However, with Laverne (Carly Bawden) and her husband Ken (Harry Neale) saving up for a house, it blindsides them when Florrie (Amanda Root), Laverne’s mum, starts forgetting things.

At the antenatal and baby clinic, Miss Higgins (Georgie Glen) proudly shows off her plant from SGT Woolf (Trevor Cooper), their gentle romance is blooming. However, their harmony is abruptly thrown into jeopardy and Nurse Crane proves herself to be a good friend to both of them.

The new series of Call The Midwife series airs Sunday nights at 9PM on BBC One.

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