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The BBC Tease: “This year’s Christmas special was created and written by Heidi Thomas and will take place in December 1965. Everyone at Nonnatus House is looking forward to traditional celebrations with everything that goes with it, but nothing goes according to plan. Sister Monica Joan is going to Taken to hospital, and Trixie is outraged at receiving a subscription to a marriage office as a Christmas present

“Meanwhile, a surprise reunion for Shelagh brings her into a deeply moving birth, and the circus arrives at Poplar, bringing new friendships, new experiences and an exciting adventure for Nurse Crane”

Call The Midwife’s 2020 Special will be on Christmas Day – Friday, 25 December – aired at 7:40 p.m. on BBC One

Here you can watch online and catch up on the BBC iPlayer, where all previous series and specials can currently be seen

Christmas specials include Jenny Agutter (Sister Julienne), Linda Bassett (Nurse Crane), Judy Parfitt (Sister Monica Joan), Fenella Woolgar (Sister Hilda), Ella Bruccoleri (Sister Frances) and Helen George (Trixie) Laura Main (Shelagh Turner), Leonie Elliott (Lucille), Stephen McGann (Dr Turner), Cliff Parisi (Fred), Annabelle Apsion (violet), Georgie Glen (Miss Higgins), Max Macmillan (Timothy), Daniel Laurie (Reggie)) and Zephryn Taitte (Cyril)

Dame Pippa Harris, Executive Producer, said, “Besides the rest of the country, we were all devastated to see how [the pandemic] has affected people around the world. Our midwives and nurses may not be the heroes of today’s NHS, but when they get back to work they and we hope to bring some joy and calm to people’s lives

“In such troubled times, Call The Midwife’s values ​​seem more resonant than ever. In Series 10, we will continue to celebrate the skill and valor of the UK NHS while bringing laughter and love into our homes”

Heidi Thomas, creator, writer and executive producer, added: “Everyone is overjoyed to be wiping the stamens off Nonnatus House and filming it again after it has been banned

“It’s especially exciting to be able to deliver the Christmas special on time, just as we promised at the start of the pandemic. We’re one family at Call The Midwife and like families everywhere we’ve missed each other, we’re getting more love and energy in now our work is stuck than ever and can’t wait to share Series 10 with our amazing, loyal audiences “

Mona Qureshi, Executive Producer at the BBC, commented: “We are very excited that the Call The Midwife team can sit down again to bring us Series 10 for the New Year and that they are us too Christmas special for 2020 – the warm embrace of the nuns and midwives from Poplar is particularly important this year! “

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