Watch out for these sheep!
The countdown has begun to the Contact the Midwife 2019 Christmas particular and we know loads about it due to the fact filming has currently been completed.
The BBC has also released a excellent image of the midwives obtaining tangled up with some quite naughty sheep as they pay a visit to Scotland in a bus!
So, what takes place in the Contact the Midwife 2019 Christmas particular?
Nicely, Mother Mildred (played by the delightful Miriam Margolyes) decides to take the gang up to the Outer Hebrides.
You may well wonder why they’re heading so far away from Nonnatus Home, properly apparently the islanders have a desperate lack of midwives and the group are there to aid out.
Even though the place perhaps idyllic, the BBC reveals there will be lots of challenges for Mother Mildred and co.
“Exposed to the components, they operate in bleak situations with restricted access to water and electrical energy to aid their individuals, just in time to reconvene in Poplar for Christmas.”
Contact the Midwife creator Heidi Thomas promises that it will be a “magical” adventure. And it appears that the Contact the Midwife 2019 Christmas particular will have a lighter and additional comedic tone than the series that will adhere to in 2020, which sounds considerably darker.
The show’s executive producer, Dame Pippa Harris, adds that it will be “an thrilling journey” for the midwives.
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When will the Contact the Midwife 2019 Christmas particular air?
Practically nothing has been officially confirmed however by the BBC – we will update this report when it has. Nevertheless, we count on it to be shown on Christmas Day.
And what about the new Contact the Midwife series beginning in 2020?
We know there will be eight episodes and it will open in January 1965 with the funeral of Winston Churchill.
The BBC teases: “As the tower blocks multiply, and a new East Finish rises from the ashes of the old, society becomes additional prosperous, but additional complicated.
“Our familiar group of medics and midwives face unexpected challenges as the population shifts, guidelines alter, and old ailments come back to haunt them. Alongside the joy and optimism of birth, they have to cope with circumstances such as diphtheria, drug abuse, cancer, tuberculosis, and fistula.”
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Filming on the new series is basically ending nowadays. Jennifer Kirby (who plays Valerie), tweeted: “Last day of filming on series 9!!! Such excellent items to show you this year”.
Who’s in the Contact the Midwife 2019 Christmas particular and the new series?
Cast for the new series include things like Jennifer, Miriam, Jenny Agutter (Sister Julienne), Linda Bassett (Nurse Crane), Judy Parfitt (Sister Monica Joan), Fenella Woolgar (Sister Hilda), Ella Bruccoleri (Sister Frances), Helen George (Trixie), Laura Key (Shelagh Turner), Leonie Elliott (Lucille), Stephen McGann (Dr Turner), Cliff Parisi (Fred), Annabelle Apsion (Violet), Georgie Glen (Miss Higgins), Max Macmillan (Timothy), Trevor Cooper (Sgt Woolf) and Daniel Laurie (Reggie).
The Contact the Midwife 2019 Christmas particular is anticipated to air on BBC1 on Christmas Day.