The Life and Times of Call the Midwife
The Official Companion to Seasons One and Two
Publication Date: October 2012
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The real stories, lives and dramas behind the smash hit BBC series Call the Midwife which premieres on PBS September 30, 2012.
The official companion to seasons one and two, The Life and Times of Call the Midwife, gives fans a deeper insight into the period, the stories and the characters, and how Call the Midwife, based on the bestselling memoirs by Jennifer Worth, was brought to the screen.
With never before seen photographs taken on set as well as unique sketches and exclusive interviews and anecdotes, this book truly takes you behind the scenes. Discover the hidden secrets of the nurses and nuns of Nonnatus House and delve deeper into the historical context of the series with chapters detailing birth, health, faith, fashion, beauty, street life and food. From the team who brought you The World of Downton Abbey, high production values and attention to detail will create the ultimate and beautifully packaged gift purchase this Christmas that no fan of the show could bare to be without.
Jenny Agutter is an English film and television actress. She began her career as a child actor in the mid 1960s, starring in the BBC television series "The Railway Children" and the film adaptation of the same book. She moved on to adult roles with "Walkabout", "An American Werewolf in London", "Logan s Run", and "Equus".