Call the Midwife season 10 release date: Will there be another series?
BBC period drama Call The Midwife has kept viewers gripped ever since it burst onto screens back in 2012. The series is based on the book by Jennifer Worth and has been a constant ratings success for the broadcaster. Here’s what you need to know about the next series of the period drama.
Will there be another series of Call The Midwife?
Yes, is the simple answer after the BBC gave the show the green light some time ago.
The BBC has actually recommissioned the show for a season 11, so Call The Midwife will be on screens until 2022.
When will Call The Midwife season 10 be released?
Previous seasons of Call The Midwife have aired in January, so season 10 is likely to follow suit and come out in early 2021.
Each of the previous runs has consisted of a total of eight episodes, so the 10 instalment is unlikely to be any different.
Fans can also expect a festive special which will be airing on Christmas Day this year before season 10 launches in earnest.
Episodes will be aired on a weekly basis on the BBC in the UK and PBS Masterpiece in America at a later date.
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Who will be in the cast of Call The Midwife season 10?
As long as there aren’t any major deaths or shocks in season nine finale, the main cast are likely to be back.
This means veteran star Jenny Agutter will be back as Sister Julienne, Judy Parfitt as Sister Monica Joan, Helen George as Beatrix “Trixie” Franklin and Laura Main as Sister Bernadette.
Further stars likely to be back are Stephen McGann as Patrick Turner, Cliff Parisi as Frederick “Fred” Buckle and Vanessa Redgrave as Voice of Jennifer Worth.
Other cast members likely to be coming back are Linda Bassett as Phyllis Crane, Annabelle Apsion as Violet Buckle, Jennifer Kirby as Valerie Dyer, Leonie Elliott as Lucille Anderson, Fenella Woolgar as Sister Hilda, and Ella Bruccoleri as Sister Frances.
The show is likely to see more guest cast members as each episode of the show will deal with new patients.
What will happen in Call The Midwife season 10?
Fans can get expect more of the same from the show as the staff Nonnatus House treat new patients who are expecting.
The show’s creator Heidi Thomas will aim to keep the storyline relevant and create parallels a contemporary audience can relate to.
Call The Midwife also charts how the East End of London changes over the seasons with the most recent run seeing the rise of tower blocks in the capital.
Season nine was set in 1965 and it’s likely the next series could be set the year after.
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Is there a trailer for Call The Midwife season 10?
There’s no trailer for season 10 of Call The Midwife because filming is yet to start on the next series.
Season nine started filming in May 2019, so the 10th outing is likely to start shooting in the spring.
Any footage or trailers are likely to be released later this year once some footage has been filmed.
Further teasers for the new series are probably going to be coming out in the autumn as the BBC begins to advertise its Christmas programming and 2021 content.
Call The Midwife season 9 concludes on BBC One tonight at 9pm
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