Lots of new faces at Nonnatus House as ‘Call the Midwife’ S8 begins filming

Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter, Blackadder, Little Dorrit, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) will join the cast of Call the Midwife for the forthcoming 2018 Christmas special and episode one of series eight which will, most likely, premiere on BBC1 in January 2019. The Harry Potter star is set to play Sister Mildred, a “forthright and indefatigable sister from the Order”. Mildred’s arrival […]

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‘Baptiste’ adds ‘Call the Midwife’ alum, Jessica Raine, to cast as filming begins

As production filming begins in Antwerp, Ghent, Amsterdam and Deal in Kent on Baptiste, Call the Midwife alum Jessica Raine has been added to the cast alongside the recently added Tom Hollander (Rev, The Night Manager). The series, which is a spin-off of the BBC1 series The Missing, is set to focus on investigator Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo). Hollander will play […]

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There’s a new crime-solving vicar in town as Tony Brittney joins the cast of ‘Grantchester’

With series 4 of Grantchester currently in production in London, Cambridge and, of course, Grantchester, it is a bit of a bittersweet moment as while James Norton returns as the charismatic Sidney Chambers, everyone’s favorite whiskey-swilling, jazz-loving, mystery-solving vicar will be leaving Grantchester at the conclusion of series 4. Tom Brittney (Outlander, Call the Midwife, Film Stars Don’t […]

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Midwives get back on their bikes as ‘Call the Midwife’ S8 begins filming

As American audiences work their way towards the end of series 7 of Call the Midwife, official word out of the UK is that series 8 has begun filming! If a picture is worth a thousand words then Mondays post from the official Call the Midwife Twitter page coupled with the simple phrase, “It’s happening”, must be considered priceless. […]

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First look at PBS’ next Masterpiece, ‘Little Women’

Time to clear some space on your DVRs for May 13 & 20 as Harry Potter star Michael Gambon is set to star alongside Murder She Wrote’s Angela Lansbury’s in the BBC/PBS television adaptation of the much-loved novel Little Women. Adapted by Call the Midwife creator/writer, Heidi Thomas, Little Women is set against the backdrop of a country divided by Civil War. Premiering on Mother’s […]

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