In a yet another ‘Christmas comes early’ moment for British telly lovers, the Call the Midwife Christmas Special will be coming stateside to PBS on Sunday, December 29, shortly after BBC One viewers experience the joy of the inhabitants of Nonnatus House. During a break from filming, Chummy is being…Chummy, or Miranda Hart, hard to tell.
CALL THE MIDWIFE – THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM
Currently finishing up production on both the 2013 Christmas special and series 3, it’s almost beyond belief that when originally pitched to the BBC, Call the Midwife was initially dismissed. Thankfully, Danny Cohen took over as Controller of BBC One and the rest is history. To coincide with the Christmas premiere, Call the Midwife fans can add to their seasonal excitement a very special new CD and Digital release. CALL THE MIDWIFE – THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM, which is packaged in a specially designed pop up gift pack for the festive season, is set for release by Demon Music Group on 25 November 2013.
Comprising 30 tracks, including music from the 2012 and forthcoming 2013 Christmas specials, CALL THE MIDWIFE – THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM features a very special bonus cast recording of the Nat ‘King’ Cole classic “When I Fall in Love”. Also included included on this crazy phenomenal holiday album are Bing Crosby (White Christmas), Judy Garland (Have Yourself A Merry Christmas), Harry Belafonte (Mary’s Boy Child), Elvis Presley (Santa, Bring My Baby Back (To Me) and Blue Christmas), Nat ‘King’ Cole Trio (The Christmas Song), Perry Como (Frosty The Snowman), Brenda Lee (Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree) and Johnny Mathis with Percy Faith and His Orchestra (The First Noel).
Following this years Christmas Special, the eight-part series 3 will transmit in very early 2014 in the UK, with a PBS airing following soon afterwards tentatively set for a Sunday, March 30, 2014 premiere.