Call the Midwife cast: who plays who and what else they've been in - EpicNews

Francesca Shillcock

Call the Midwife lastly returned to our screens on the finish of 2019 for a Christmas particular that warmed all of our hearts. And now the much-anticipated collection 9 has returned and already left viewers in tears. If you happen to’re new to the present, then you definately’re in luck as a result of we have achieved a round-up of everybody it is advisable to know within the present. So with out additional ado…

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Helen George – Nurse Beatrix “Trixie” Franklin

Helen George performs Nurse Trixie and has been within the present since its launch in 2012. Though Trixie’s confronted difficulties equivalent to alcoholism in her time working as nurse, she’s come out the opposite aspect and is now some of the skilled and trusted members of the group. Though it is potential that Helen is greatest recognized for her function within the BBC drama, the actress has appeared in different TV exhibits equivalent to Resort Babylon, Medical doctors and even Strictly Come Dancing, on which she was partnered with Aljaz Skorjanec.

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Miriam Margolyes – Mom Mildred

After a quick look within the 2018 Christmas particular, Miriam Margolyes is again taking part in Mom Mildred within the drama. And though she might not have been in it for the reason that starting, she definitely makes a memorable impression together with her fast wit. Miriam has had an enormous profession in movie and tv and has even received a BAFTA for her function in The Age of Innocence. The actress has additionally starred in large blockbuster movies equivalent to Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and the Harry Potter franchise as Professor Sprout.

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Stephen McGann – Dr Patrick Turner

Stephen McGann performs Dr Turner within the present. Dr Turner is an area GP who works intently with the midwives at Nonnatus Home, giving every thing he can to assist locals in want. Stephen is definitely married to the present’s author, Heidi Thomas, and can also be a lecturer in Science. He has additionally appeared in Emmerdale and has achieved theatre work.

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Jennifer Kirby – Nurse Valerie Dyer

Jennifer Kirby performs the function of Nurse Valerie and has been a favorite within the present since becoming a member of for collection six in 2016. Nurse Valerie had a tough time in 2018 after she found that her grandmother was working as an unlawful abortionist within the space. Jennifer is greatest recognized for her function in Name the Midwife, however the actress has additionally had a profitable stage profession, and has carried out with the Royal Shakespeare Firm.

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Leonie Elliott – Nurse Lucille Anderson

Leonie Elliot joined the present in 2017 to tackle the function of Nurse Lucille Anderson. Initially from Jamaica, Nurse Lucille got here to England in 1960 and have become Nonnatus Home’s first West Indian midwife. The function within the well-liked BBC drama was one among Leonie’s main breakthrough roles, however the actress additionally has credit in Black Mirror and Casualty.

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Laura Important – Shelagh Turner

Shelagh Turner, performed by Laura Important, is a former Nurse and spouse of Dr Patrick Turner. Since giving up her function as Sister Bernadette, she and her GP husband have had 4 youngsters and she or he continues to assist Nonnatus Home when wanted. Laura’s function in Name the Midwife is what she is greatest recognized for, nevertheless the actress additionally has stage expertise. On the age of 11 she appeared on the stage model of The Sound of Music, and has extra just lately appeared within the UK tour of Shrek the Musical.

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Jenny Agutter – Sister Julienne

Jenny Agutter performs the function of Sister Julienne, who leads the nuns at Nonnatus Home. Though Mom Mildred is above her, Sister Julienne helps run the group of Midwives and is very revered. Jenny is one other actress in Name the Midwife with loads of movie and TV work on her CV. She has appeared in Hollywood blockbusters equivalent to Avengers Assemble, Captain America and The Railway Youngsters, each as a toddler and a mom within the adaptions.

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Judy Parfitt – Sister Monica Joan

Judy Parfitt performs Sister Monica, one of many first ladies to qualify as a midwife in Britain. Sister Monica has been a staple within the Nonnatus household for the reason that present started and continues to really feel ardour in her work, regardless of being retired and affected by dementia. Judy has additionally starred in Woman with a Pearl Earring, for which she earned a BAFTA nomination, Midsomer Murders and Agatha Christie’s Poirot.

Cliff Parisi – Frederick “Fred” Buckle

Cliff Parisi performs Fred in Name the Midwife. Fred has been a much-loved member of the household for the reason that present’s premiere in 2012. Fred, who’s married to Violet, is the city’s handyman and at all times there to assist the group. Cliff might be greatest recognized for his function as Minty in EastEnders, having been a staple on the present for eight years earlier than departing in 2010. As nicely returning to Name the Midwife, Cliff additionally loved a stint within the I am a Celeb… Get Me out of Right here! jungle on the finish of 2019.

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Annabelle Apsion – Violet Buckle

Annabelle Apison performs Cliff’s spouse, Violet who first appeared in collection 4. The couple now have an adopted son, Reggie. Violet owns her personal store and enjoys taking care of the group. Annebelle has been in different well-liked TV exhibits equivalent to Shameless and Soldier Soldier. She has additionally starred in Holby Metropolis, The Halcyon and Doc Martin.

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Linda Bassett – Nurse Phyllis Crane

Linda Bassett has performed the function of Nurse Phyllis Crane since collection 4. Though she will be able to come throughout fairly sharp and forceful, she’s hardworking and extremely protecting of her group. Linda is a BAFTA-nominated actress who has appeared in Dinnerladies, Calendar Women, and different TV favourites equivalent to Midsomer Murders.

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Fenella Woolgar – Sister Hilda

Fenella Woolgar takes on the function of Sister Hilda. Though becoming a member of comparatively just lately in collection eight, Sister Hilda was an skilled Nurse and arrived filled with confidence. Fenella has loads of movie and TV credit to her identify. She’s appeared in Judy (additionally starring Renee Zellweger because the titular function), Victoria & Abdul (alongside Judi Dench) and TV exhibits equivalent to Vera Drake and Physician Who.

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Name the Midwife continues on Sunday 19 January, 9pm on BBC One

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