CALL THE MIDWIFE: Season 11 (Updated)
Premieres Sundays, March 20 - May 1, 2022 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Encore Tuesdays, April 5 - May 10 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand
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The critically-acclaimed British drama, CALL THE MIDWIFE, returns for Season 11 featuring eight new episodes. The series follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House in London’s East End.
Following an eventful holiday special, the series picks up in the spring of 1967, where celebrations are underway for a colorful Easter bonnet parade outside Nonnatus House. Sister Monica Joan and Reggie are excited about the Eurovision song contest, while Cyril and Lucille settle into blissful married life.
Nancy, having just passed her midwifery examinations, is about to don her red cardigan for the first time, and Sister Frances examines a newly married woman who presents some troubling symptoms. Derek and Audrey Fleming return to Poplar with good news. Builders demolishing a nearby tenement block make a shocking discovery that has a heartbreaking effect on the team.
CALL THE MIDWIFE stars:
- Jenny Agutter (“The Railway Children,” “The Eagle Has Landed”) as Sister Julienne
- Annabelle Apsion (“Shameless”) as Violet Buckle
- Olly Rix (“The Spanish Princess”) as Matthew Aylward
- Linda Bassett (“East Is East,” LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD) as Nurse Phyllis Crane
- Ella Bruccoleri (“The Last Kingdom”) as Sister Frances
- Megan Cusack (“The Cherry Orchard”) as Pupil Midwife Nancy Corrigan
- Leonie Elliott as Nurse Lucille Anderson (“Danny and the Human Zoo”)
- Helen George (HOLLYOAKS, DOCTORS) as Nurse Trixie Franklin
- Georgie Glen (WATERLOO ROAD) as Miss Higgins
- Daniel Laurie (“The Dark Tower”) as Reggie Jackson
- Laura Main (MONARCH OF THE GLEN) as Nurse Shelagh Turner
- Stephen McGann (EMMERDALE) as Dr. Patrick Turner
- Judy Parfitt (LITTLE DORRIT, "Girl With a Pearl Earring") as Sister Monica Joan
- Cliff Parisi (EASTENDERS) as Fred Buckle
- Zephryn Taitte (BROTHERS WITH NO GAME) as Cyril Robinson
- Fenella Woolgar (“Bright Young Things,” HOME FIRES) as Sister Hilda
- Vanessa Redgrave provides the voice of the mature Jennifer Worth
Episode 1 Premieres Sunday, March 20 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, April 5 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2- It's Easter 1967 and preparations are underway for a colorful Easter Bonnet parade outside Nonnatus House. However, Trixie is left shocked when routine building work nearby uncovers a terrible secret.
Episode 2 Premieres Sunday, March 27 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, April 12 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - While Trixie tries to calm an anxious patient, Sister Frances examines a young woman with some troubling symptoms. Lucille helps support a single mother through her fourth pregnancy and intervenes when authorities question her capabilities as a mother.
Episode 3 Premieres Sunday, April 3 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, April 19 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Violet must balance her professional and personal views to tackle the issue of meths drinkers. Nurse Crane treats a promising young singer who must decide between two very different futures. Trixie and Matthew's friendship blossoms into something deeper.
Episode 4 Premieres Sunday, April 10 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, April 26 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - A heatwave descends over Poplar and Sister Monica Joan struggles. An angel comes in the form of Fred, who has a sneaky plan. While Cyril continues to search for a new job, Lucille comes to terms with unexpected news.
Episode 5 Premieres Sunday, April 17 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, May 3 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Trixie has been assigned to a complicated case. Sister Hilda is called to the primary school and she asks Nancy and Sister Francesto for help. Nurse Crane receives exciting news that will take her on an adventure of a lifetime.
Episode 6 Premieres Sunday, April 24 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, May 10 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Trixie speaks out on behalf of a patient, with mixed reactions. Dr. Turner and Sister Frances help a mother-to-be who refuses medical care. Nancy reveals a secret that could threaten her relationship with Nonnatus House.
Episode 7 Premieres Sunday, May 1 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, May 3 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - An unforeseen event in Poplar means that Nonnatus House suffers its biggest threat yet. Timothy returns home from university after falling ill. Sister Hilda and Sister Julienne expect more from Nancy and decide to show her what she is capable of.
Episode 8 Premieres Sunday, May 8 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Tuesday, May 10 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - The aftermath of a tragic incident in the heart of Poplar ripples through the community. As Nonnatus House faces its darkest day, the team must overcome personal anguish to help the injured.
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Created and written by Heidi Thomas. Executive producers are Pippa Harris, Heidi Thomas and Ann Tricklebank. The series is a Neal Street Production for BBC/PBS and is distributed internationally by BBC Studios.