Sunday, March 24, 2013

Call the Midwife Returns for Second Season

Call the Midwife, written by Heidi Thomas and based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth, returns for a second season. 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. Season 2 stays true to the show's roots - viewers can expect to see more births, babies and bicycling, plus blossoming romance from an unexpected quarter.

Call the Midwife returns with an encore of the 90-minute Christmas special on April 2 at 9:30 p.m. Season 2 episodes will air on Tuesdays at 10 p.m., starting April 9, with rebroadcast on Wednesday afternoons at 2

Season 2, Episode 1 - It’s 1958. Returning from a long day of duties, Nurse Jenny Lee finds the Nonnatus House community gathered to wish her a happy birthday, before she, Chummy, Trixie and Cynthia head off to the cinema - a joyous celebration. However, the Jenny's good cheer is short-lived when the next day she’s assigned a new patient, Molly Brignall. Molly’s due date is imminent and Jenny worries about the harm that could come toMolly and her children. 

Meanwhile, Trixie and Sister Evangelina find themselves aboard a Swedish cargo ship looking after the captain’s daughter, who is about to have her first baby.