New Call The Midwife really delivers
Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
Find a new favorite British series this weekend when KET premieres Call the Midwife.
This moving, intimate, funny and true-to-life series is based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth and tells colorful stories of midwifery and families in London’s East End in the 1950s.
The series follows Jenny Lee, a young woman raised in the wealthy English countryside who become a nurse. As a newly qualified midwife, she goes to work in the poorest area of the city. Jenny becomes part of a team of women who minister to expectant mothers, many of whom give birth at home in appalling conditions. She meets her patients and learns to love the people who live in the East End.
The six-part series premieres Sunday, Sept. 30 at 8/7 pm CT on KET2 and at 10/9 pm CT on KET.
Note: Call the Midwife contains mature content that may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised, and the program is rated TV-14.