Call the Midwife Season 6 Release Date

Call the Midwife Season 6 Release Date


Call The Midwife season 6 premiere is a popular BBC One TV drama, created by Heidi Thomas. It tells about a group of nurses, midwives working in Nonnatus House, in the East End of London, in the 1950-1960s.

Call the Midwife season 6 release date was announced by BBC One channel’s representatives for December 25, 2016.


Jessica Raine, Pam Ferris, Miranda Hart, Jenny Agutter, Judy Parfitt, Helen George, Laura Mayne, Stephen McGann, Cliff Parisi and Bryony Hannah will returns as show’s regulars in Call the Midwife season 6 episode 1.


Call the Midwife begins with the arrival of a midwife Jenny Lee to a new job in the Nonnatus House which provide health care professional midwives and nuns with medical skills. The house is located in the district of Poplar, East End of London, in the 1950s, a very poor district. In the month in the region of more than 80 children are born, and the work of midwives of Nonnatus Househelp mothers in childbirth and their newborns.

Interesting Facts

Vanessa Redgrave is still an awesome narrator who reads the memoirs written by Jenny Lee – the real midwife of Nonnatus House. The Story was originally based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, but then was expanded to include new materials historically confirmed;

  • The first episode of the first season was broadcasted on January 15, 2012. After the release of the second episode of BBC announced the extension of the series;
  • The series is produced by Neal Street Productions;
  • Call The Midwife season 5 has received critical acclaim and high ratings from the first series, becoming the most successful drama series on BBC One since 2001;
  • The book Call The Midwife was at first published by a small publishing house in 2002, five years later it read radio presenter Matthew Parris, and then Jennifer Worth offered to repeatedly publish book via Orion Publishing Group. Currently over a million of paper copies were sold in the UK;
  • On Rotten Tomatoes the rating of the first season is 95% (based on 20 reviews), with an average rating of 8/10. The critics have positively evaluated the acute episode as a social drama about the lives of women in the post-war period until the birth control pills;
  • Caitlin Moran of The Times called "Call The Midwife ‘most radical work of Marxist-feminist dialectic of existing television.

Promo Art

Call the Midwife Season 6 Promo 2

CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 5) | "Episode 6" Preview| PBS

Call the Midwife S05E06 – Season 5 Episode 6

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