CALL THE MIDWIFE Season 12 Episode 1 Photos – It is now 1968 and there are changes in the air. Enoch Powell’s infamous speech criticizing immigration casts a long shadow over the borough. The atmosphere quickly changes for the worse creating serious tensions in Poplar, especially when a group of dockers march to parliament in support of Powell. Cyril (Zephryn Taitte) and Lucille (Leonie Elliott) are especially distressed by what happens. s12e01 12×01 12.021 s12e1 call the midwife episode ( season 12, episode 1 )
Call The Midwife – Nonnatus House welcomes a new member of the team, Sister Veronica (Rebecca Gethings), who has recently qualified as a health visitor. She has boundless energy and swiftly makes her mark. Everyone is impressed by her except for Nurse Crane (Linda Bassett) who doesn’t really believe in Health Visitors.
On the district nursing round, Nancy (Megan Cusack) and Trixie (Helen George) provide terminal care for an elderly lady. Nancy’s eyes are opened when decades of secrecy are revealed.
Fred (Cliff Parisi) is saddened when the civil defense core is disbanded but finds himself a new uniformed role. And elsewhere, Trixie plucks up the courage to meet Fiona’s parents.
Always facing tough medical and social issues head on, the current series has been praised for its handling of important topics such as domestic abuse, mental health problems and racism.
Commissioned by Lindsay Salt, Director of BBC Drama, and Gaynor Holmes, Commissioning Editor for BBC Drama, series 14 and 15 will both consist of an 8×60’ series and a Christmas special for BBC One and iPlayer.
Call the Midwife is made by Neal Street Productions for the BBC, and is created, written and executive produced by Heidi Thomas, executive produced by Pippa Harris, for Neal Street Productions, and Ann Tricklebank who also serves as producer. Gaynor Holmes is the executive producer for the BBC. BBC Studios distribute Call the Midwife globally and have sold the series to over 240 territories worldwide and counting. All3Media’s Neal Street Productions celebrates its 20th anniversary year in 2023.
CALL THE MIDWIFE Season 12 Episode 1 Photos
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