About Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife, based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth, tells colorful stories of midwifery and families in London’s East End. Inspired by the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, Call the Midwife follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House, who visit the expectant mothers of Poplar, providing the poorest women with the best possible care.

Call the Midwife was created and written by Heidi Thomas. Executive Producers: Pippa Harris and Heidi Thomas. A Neal Street production for BBC.

  • Season 7 airs March 25 - May 6, 2018

  • Season 6 aired April 2 - May 21, 2017

  • Season 5 aired April 3 - May 22, 2016 

  • Season 4 aired March 29 - May 17, 2015 

  • Season 3 aired March 30 - May 18, 2014

  • Season 2 aired March 31 - May 19, 2013

  • Season 1 aired September 30 - November 4, 2012

Q&A with Heidi Thomas

Q&A with Heidi Thomas

Creator, writer & executive producer Heidi Thomas discusses why it's important to not shy away from childbirth on screen and why the show still resonates.

Behind the Scenes | Filming Season 6

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