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Call The Midwife: Season Two: Episode Four

Airs Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 8 p.m. & repeats Sunday, April 28 at 7 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Jessica Raine as Jenny Lee and supporting actors as the Teddy Boys in CALL THE MIDWIFE.

Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/© Neal Street Productions

(L-R): Leanne Rowe as Ruby, Jamie Thomas King as Douglas and Cliff Parisi as Fred.

Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/© Neal Street Productions

Pam Ferris as Sister Evangelina.

Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/© Neal Street Productions

Jason Watkins as Rev Applebee-Thornton.

CALL THE MIDWIFE, written by Heidi Thomas and based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth, returns for a second series.

Extended to eight episodes airing Sundays, March 31 - May 19, 2013, BBC One’s most successful new drama since ratings began sees the return of all its well-loved characters as well as some new faces.

Nonnatus House opens its doors to warmly welcome the audience back into 1950s East End London and continues to follow Poplar’s community of exceptional midwives and nursing nuns.

The new series stays true to its roots — viewers can expect to see more births, babies and bicycling, plus blossoming romance from an unexpected quarter.

Episode Four airs Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 8 p.m. & repeats Sunday, April 28 at 7 p.m. just prior to Episode Five - Returning from her stint at the London Hospital, Jenny needs all her midwifery skill when she and Sister Evangelina assist at the birth of a baby born with spina bifida.

The parents struggle to understand and accept their son’s condition. Jenny, who has never delivered a disabled child, struggles to accept the implications the illness could have for the child’s future.

Nonnatus House, meanwhile, plays host to an acquaintance of Chummy’s — an eccentric cleric who befriends Jane.

CALL THE MIDWIFE is on Facebook.

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Call The Midwife: Season Two Preview

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Above: An all-new season of CALL THE MIDWIFE takes viewers on a journey with the midwives of the East End of London and their tales of extraordinary births. Premieres Sunday, March 31, 2013 on PBS.

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Call The Midwife: Jessica Raine on Playing Jenny Lee

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Above: Jessica Raine shares her thoughts on playing Nurse Jenny Lee in CALL THE MIDWIFE.

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The Cast of Call The Midwife on Working Together

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Above: The cast of CALL THE MIDWIFE share their thoughts on their characters and each other. See why Helen George calls the cast the Spice Girls of midwifery.

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Call The Midwife Highlights

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Above: Watch highlights from the upcoming series, CALL THE MIDWIFE, a moving, intimate, funny and colorful story of midwifery and families in London’s East End in the 1950s.

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Call The Midwife: Behind the Scenes - Sets and Props

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Above: Learn about the attention to detail that goes behind the sets, props, and costumes to make CALL THE MIDWIFE true to the era of 1950s East End London.

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Call The Midwife: Working with Babies

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Above: The cast and crew of CALL THE MIDWIFE share their experiences working with babies.

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Call The Midwife: Behind the Scenes - Riding Bikes

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Above: The CALL THE MIDWIFE actresses share their shaky experiences riding bikes on the set's cobblestone streets.

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