Call the Midwife

Premiered April 2016

Call the Midwife is a moving and intimate insight into the colorful world of midwifery and family life in East London. In Season 5, it’s 1961 and Poplar is beginning to feel the winds of social change, along with improvements in housing, sanitation and healthcare. Among the complex and challenging cases the nurses and midwives face are two babies born with severe deformities.

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Video thumbnail: Call the Midwife Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Thalidomide

Call the Midwife

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Thalidomide

Poplar deals with Thalidomide and its impact on the community.

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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Thalidomide

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Call the Midwife

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Keeping it Light

New uniforms, new music, and new adventures keep things on the lighter side.

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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Keeping it Light

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Video thumbnail: Call the Midwife Season 5 Behind the Scenes | The Turner Family

Call the Midwife

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | The Turner Family

This year we see the Turners taken out of their normal context.

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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | The Turner Family

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Call the Midwife

Season 5 | The Impact of the Show

The cast talks about what makes them most proud of Call the Midwife's social impact.

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Season 5 | The Impact of the Show

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Video thumbnail: Call the Midwife Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Women's Sexual Identity in '60s

Call the Midwife

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Women's Sexual Identity in '60s

Patsy and Delia’s relationship blooms, it also turns more clandestine.

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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Women's Sexual Identity in '60s

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Video thumbnail: Call the Midwife Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Character Developments

Call the Midwife

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Character Developments

The fashion is changing, the music is changing, and so are the people in Poplar.

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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Character Developments

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Call the Midwife

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Love

There's a lot of love to go around in Poplar in 1961.

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Love

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Call the Midwife

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | What’s New This Season

The cast and creators of Call the Midwife share what’s to come in Season 5.

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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | What’s New This Season

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Video thumbnail: Call the Midwife Season 5 | Episode 8 Preview

Call the Midwife

Season 5 | Episode 8 Preview

As Poplar moves towards the season of goodwill, the time has come to look to the future.

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Season 5 | Episode 8 Preview

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Call the Midwife

Season 5 | Episode 7 Preview

With autumn on its way, the appetite for change is rife across Poplar.

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Season 5 | Episode 7 Preview

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Call the Midwife

Season 5 | Episode 6 Preview

The world may be moving forward, but women are still laboring under social shaming.

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Season 5 | Episode 6 Preview

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Call the Midwife

Season 5 | Episode 5 Preview

With modern medical advances, some are forced to consider changing their lifestyles.

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Season 5 | Episode 5 Preview

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Follow the Nonnatus House nurses, midwives and nuns as they enter a new decade — the 1960s. Enjoy all five seasons of Call the Midwife. Save when you buy all five programs together!

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