Every year, many television viewers look forward to the premiere of Call the Midwife. Viewers may finally start getting excited about the show’s upcoming comeback now that work on the twelfth season has begun in earnest.
Following the huge drama of Call the Midwife season 11 earlier this year, audiences are eager to know how the new season will unfold. Stephen McGann, who plays Dr. Patrick Turner in the new series, has been posting behind-the-scenes photos from the set. Fans are excited to see what happens next.
Stephen posted a lovely snapshot of himself and actor Ned Shaw, who plays Teddy in the production. The snapshot, which was posted to the official Call the Midwife Twitter account, shows the father and son pair smiling as they film outside at Nonnatus House on a sunny day for an event that is taking place there.
Is there anything more Call, the Midwife fans should know about the upcoming 12th season? The information provided here will help you…
Call the Midwife Season 12 Release Date
no official release date has been set for Call the Midwife season 12, Call the Midwife usually returns to our screens on Christmas Day with a new season. The rest of the season is normally released in January, therefore Call the Midwife season 12 is expected to premiere in January 2023.
You can also watch all 11 seasons of Call the Midwife on BBC iPlayer right now. It is unknown when Call the Midwife season 12 will air on PBS in the United States, but we will update this page once a date is revealed. More excellent news for fans: not only has the program been re-commissioned by the BBC for the upcoming season, but it has also been given the go-light for season 13, which will air in 2024.
Call the Midwife Season 12 Plot
There is no shortage of drama that could erupt at Nonnatus House in terms of prospective narrative lines. “The stories we tell are like babies – they never stop coming, we love them all, and we swear to do our best for every single one,” show writer and creator Heidi Thomas teased.
We know Trixie is returning, so we can expect plenty of romance between her and Matthew. And, after Lucille and Cyril’s baby heartbreak last season, may the couple be blessed with becoming parents in the new season?
Who is Returning to Call the Midwife Season 12?
It is expected that the entire Call the Midwife cast will return for the forthcoming season.
Jenny Agutter will not only reprise her role as Sister Julienne following her death in Season 11, but she will also be joined by Sister Hilda (Fenella Woolgar), Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt), Nurse Nancy Corrigan (Megan Cusack), Nurse Phyllis Crane (Linda Bassett), Sister Frances (Ella Bruccoleri), and Miss Higgins (Georgie Glen).
Nurse Lucille Robinson (Leonie Elliott) and her onscreen husband Cyril Robinson (Zephryn Taitte) are both expected to return.
Regulars including Fred Buckle (Cliff Parisi), Violet Buckle (Annabelle Apsion), and Reggie Jackson (Daniel Laurie) are expected to return, as is Matthew Aylward (Olly Rix), who began a flirtation with Trixie last season.
Doctor Turner and his family, including his wife Shelagh Turner (Laura Main) and son Timothy Turner, will also return (Max Macmillan). In an interview with the Radio Times(opens in new tab), Stephen McGann, who plays Dr. Patrick Turner, hinted that more known characters would be returning to the show: “Starting with the Christmas special, I can tell that there is a very poignant reappearance of some familiar figures from the past.”
“I believe it draws on its own past once more, but there is plenty of joy around Christmas as usual.” But there’s also a terrific story there, and it’s been a lot of fun to work on.”
What Happened at the End of Call the Midwife Season 11?
The lives of Dr. Turner and Sister Julienne were jeopardized in the season 11 penultimate episode of Call, the Midwife. The survival of Dr. Turner and Sister Julienne was at peril throughout the series, and fans were relieved to see them both emerge from the ordeal alive and well at the end.
Nurse Crane returned from her vacation to help the group get back on track and overcome the train crisis, so the Nonnatus House gang posed for a group shot.
Call the Midwife Season 12 Trailer
The official trailer for Season 12 has yet to be released, but we will update this page as soon as one becomes available. Meanwhile, you can view the last season’s trailer above.
How Many More Seasons of Call the Midwife Will There Be?
The BBC has re-commissioned Call the Midwife for seasons 12 (2023) and 13 (2024), which will take viewers up to 1969 or maybe the 1970s in the show’s history.
“The continued appeal of Call the Midwife is a monument to the amazing devotion and ingenuity of its creator Heidi Thomas and its producers Pippa Harris and Ann Tricklebank,” said Piers Wenger, Director of BBC Drama.
“We are happy to have guaranteed the future of Call the Midwife for two additional series beyond those currently in production, and look forward to more adventures for the residents of Nonnatus House in the years ahead.”
Frequently Ask Question
Will there be season 12 of Call the Midwife?
Will Trixie be back in season 12?
This storyline was added due to Trixie actress Helen George’s real-life pregnancy, however series creator Heidi Thomas has recently assured fans that Trixie will return with a major narrative in season 12.