Call the Midwife

'Call the Midwife' Fans Praise Gay Storyline

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Fans of ‘Call The Midwife’ took to Twitter to praise the show on Sunday night, following scenes between nurse Patsy and another woman. For the...

Call the Midwife? It's Time to Up Postnatal Care

Alice Rossiter | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Rossiter

Of course, we're told to call a number if we need support or advice. But many women won't. And especially not in the wee small hours of the night. Many will struggle in silence or sink into denial - snapping at a concerned partner or parent that "they're fine".

It Looks Like The BBC Just Won Christmas!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

It looks as though the BBC's heavy investment in family favourites for the festive period paid off, with the network claiming the top FIVE spots in th...

BBC Play Safe With Tried And Tested Favourites For Christmas Schedule

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

With Christmas TV ratings more competitive than ever, the BBC has released its festive schedule, hoping to live up to its promise of "world class tale...

'Call The Midwife' Star Dies, Aged 48

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Actress Clare Cathcart, known for her role in ‘Doctors’ as well as appearances in ‘Call The Midwife’ and ‘New Tricks’, has died at her hom...

Are You a Woman? Are You Writing a Memoir? Great, Read This!

Victoria Sadler | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Sadler

The popularity of women's memoirs is booming. Women from all walks of life are finding that memoirs are a way of communicating, shedding light on experiences that would go unnoticed, hidden in a world dominated by men and male preferences.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Can 'Call The Midwife' Survive Without Jessica Raine? | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Jessica Raine is making a habit of the unsettling exit. Only a few weeks ago, her short-lived sojourn into the 'Line of Duty' offices was brought ...

Top 10 TV Drama Moments - Is Yours In There?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Audiences flocking to 'Luther', 'The Fall', 'Broadchurch' this year alone confirm that our appetite for a cracking bit of TV drama is undiluted. ...

Call The Midwife! International Day of the Midwife - 5th May 2013

Heidi Eldridge | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Heidi Eldridge

The 5th of May is International Day of the Midwife and the UK should be supporting midwives and other maternity professionals more so now than ever before. Why? Because there is currently a baby boom, a shortage of 5,000 midwives and the UK has one of the worst stillbirth rates in the developed world according to the 2011 Lancet report.

Bake Off For BAFTA, Or Boyle's Olympic Masterpiece?

PA | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Olympic Opening Ceremony will go head-to-head with 'Strictly Come Dancing' and 'The Great British Bake Off' at the TV BAFTAS. All three shows h...

COMIC RELIEF: What Stars Are Doing Something Funny For Money? Here's The Lineup

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Comic Relief kicks off its 25th anniversary properly tonight on BBC1, with lots of celebrities doing something 'funny for money'... Here are just s...

Does 'Call The Midwife' Fail The Sexism Test... For Men?

Caroline Frost | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

Call the Midwife's dewey tableau has been pilloried this season around for giving men a hard time... when they're not serially bashing their wives, they're neglecting them in fire hazards of homes, marrying two sisters at a time (that was all a bit weird) or queueing up on the ship to take their turn with the captain's daughter. So does this hit show fail the sexism test?

'Bombarded' With Babies

PA | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Producers of hit show 'Call The Midwife' have been "bombarded" by new parents - and even expectant mothers - who want their babies to appear in the dr...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Call The Midwife - A Charming Rebirth, For Women At Least | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Call the Midwife' seemed to win the war for Christmas viewing hearts over the over-trumpeted 'Downton', but this was a crucial return to the screen w...

PICTURES: 'Call The Midwife' Special 'Very Moving' Promise Cast

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

The cast of 'Call The Midwife' have admitted they struggle to hide their emotions thanks to the heart-warming script of the hit BBC show. The inhab...

What's Christmas All About? Telly!

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Never mind all that food malarkey, pulling crackers, wandering around throwing fabled snowballs at each other... we all know what the season of genero...

You'll Never Guess Who!

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 28.11.2012 | Home

Fans of Miranda Hart's eponymous sitcom will remember that when she tried to improve her own style she was unwittingly mistaken for a man in drag. ...

Can 'Call The Midwife' Take On The Almighty 'Downton'?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

The BBC has unveiled its Christmas TV line-up, with 'Call The Midwife' reportedly going head to head with ITV's 'Downton Abbey'. The Sun reports th...

'I Felt Evil Making The Babies Cry'

PA | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Call The Midwife star Jessica Raine has admitted feeling a little guilty about getting babies to cry on the set of the hit TV drama. Raine starred ...

Caroline Frost

Jenny Agutter: 'I Don't Have Julienne's Maternal Instinct' | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

For men of a certain age, the name Jenny Agutter conjures up unforgettable images of an English rose swimming with not much on (think Logan's Run, Wal...

Midwives Triumph Over 'Downton Abbey'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Call The Midwife has trumped Downton Abbey in the ratings war, with the 1950s drama pulling in 120,000 more viewers for its finale last night than for...

TV For The Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Here are our picks of what's on the box for the weekend: Friday New Girl - 8.30pm, Channel 4 Zooey Deschanel celebrates Thanksgiving with her...

Caroline Frost

TV For The Weekend: Being Human Returns | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

I know I didn’t think it could get colder than last week, but I was wrong. So that's surely even better reason to stay in with a hot toddie, a warm ...

TV For The Weekend: Familiar Face In Midwife

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Here are our picks of what's on the box for the weekend: Friday Room 101 - 8.30pm, BBC1 This series has been given a breath of fresh air with i...

BBC 'Calls The Midwife' For A Second Series

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Nursing nuns show Call The Midwife has become BBC One's highest rating launch episode of a new drama on record, and has been rewarded with a commissio...