The highest-rated drama in BBC history, Call the
Midwife will delight fans of Downton
Viewers everywhere have fallen in love with this candid look at
post-war London. In the 1950s, twenty-two-year-old Jenny Lee leaves
her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in
London''s East End slums. While delivering babies all over the
city, Jenny encounters a colorful cast of womenfrom the plucky,
warm-hearted nuns with whom she lives, to the woman with
twenty-four children who can''t speak English, to the prostitutes
of the city''s seedier side.
Based on Jennifer Worth''s bestselling memoirs, Call the
Midwife is the true story behind the beloved PBS series.