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Call the midwife. Season eight / series created and written by Heidi Thomas ; written by Louise Ironside, Carolyn Bonnyman, Andrea Gibb, Debbie O'Malley, Lisa Holdsworth, Amy Roberts & Loren McLaughlan ; produced by Ann Tricklebank ; directed by Syd Macartney, Kate Saxon, David O'Neill, Christiana Ebohon, Kate Cheeseman ; Neal Street Productions for BBC and PBS.

Thomas, Heidi, 1962- (creator,, screenwriter.). Ironside, Louise, (screenwriter.). Bonnyman, Carolyn, (screenwriter.). Gibb, Andrea, (screenwriter.). O'Malley, Debbie, (screenwriter.). Holdsworth, Lisa, 1973- (screenwriter.). Roberts, Amy (Screenwriter), (screenwriter.). McLaughlan, Loren, (screenwriter.). Tricklebank, Ann, (television producer.). Macartney, Syd, 1954- (television director.). Saxon, Kate, (television director.). O'Neill, David (Television director), (television director.). Ebohon, Christiana, (television director.). Cheeseman, Kate, (television director.). Agutter, Jenny, (actor.). Bassett, Linda, (actor.). Parfitt, Judy, 1935- (actor.). George, Helen, 1984- (actor.). Main, Laura, 1981- (actor.). Yeates, Victoria, 1983- (actor.). Apsion, Annabelle, (actor.). Elliott, Leonie, 1988- (actor.). Kirby, Jennifer, 1989- (actor.). McGann, Stephen, (actor.). Parisi, Cliff, 1960- (actor.). Bruccoleri, Ella, (actor.). Woolgar, Fenella, (actor.). Macmillan, Max, (actor.). Glen, Georgie, (actor.). Margolyes, Miriam, (actor.). Worth, Jennifer, 1935-2011 Television adaptation of (work) : Call the midwife. (Added Author). Neal Street Productions, (production company.). British Broadcasting Corporation, (publisher,, broadcaster.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster.). Jenny Agutter, Linda Bassett, Judy Parfitt, Helen George, Laura Main, Victoria Yeates, Annabelle Apsion, Leonie Elliott, Jennifer Kirby, Stephen McGann, Cliff Parisi, Ella Bruccoleri, Fenella Woolgar, Max Macmillan, Georgie Glen, Miriam Margolyes. (Cast).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System.
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Allentown Public Library DVD CALL (Text) 34455006623306 New Adult DVD Fiction Checked Out 05/20/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786317759756
  • ISBN: 6317759758
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (570 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [London] : BBC, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Inspired by the memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2018-2019.
Wide screen.
Bonus features: Behind the scenes of season eight.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Christmas special -- Episodes 1-2.
Disc 3. Episodes 6-8 -- Bonus features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Various personal production credits.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jenny Agutter, Linda Bassett, Judy Parfitt, Helen George, Laura Main, Victoria Yeates, Annabelle Apsion, Leonie Elliott, Jennifer Kirby, Stephen McGann, Cliff Parisi, Ella Bruccoleri, Fenella Woolgar, Max Macmillan, Georgie Glen, Miriam Margolyes.
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo ; color.
Language Note:
In English, with English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Midwives > England > London > Drama.
Midwifery > England > London > Drama.
Nuns > England > London > Drama.
Pregnant women > England > London > Drama.
Convents > Drama.
London (England) > Social conditions > 20th century > Drama.
East End (London, England) > Drama.
Poplar (London, England) > Drama.
Genre: Television adaptations.
DVD-Video discs.
Drama.
Fiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Medical television programs.
Television programs.
Television series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs.
Television series.
Fiction television programs.
Medical television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television adaptations.

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