Call the Midwife is back on BBC One on Christmas Day, and it promises to leave viewers in tears of joy. It’s Christmas 1967, Poplar is back to normal after the train crash, and Matthew Aylward (Oli Rix) is delighted that Trixie Franklin (Helen George) has returned. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about who will be joining the main cast.
Who is in the Call the Midwife Christmas special?
The midwives move the clinic to a new building for the special ceremony and all the main cast are expected to return.
Sister Julianne (Jenny Agutter), Phyllis Crane (Linda Bassett), and Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt) all appear.
Also returning will be Shelagh Turner (Laura Maine), Lucille Anderson (Leonie Elliott), Dr. Patrick Turner (Stephen McGann), Reggie Jackson (Daniel Lowery) and Fred Buckle (Cliff Parisi).
They will be joined by Violet Buckle (Annabelle Apsion), Sister Frances (Ella Brocoleri), Nancy Corrigan (Megan Cusack), Millicent Higgins (Georgie Glenn) and Cyril Robinson (Zevryn Tate).
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Who are the guest stars?
Mai Tang – April Rae Huang
May is the adopted daughter of Shelagh and Dr. Turner and is played by April Rae Hwang.
April previously starred in A Christmas Number One and Tell Me Everything.
Angela Turner – Alice Brown
Angela is one of Sheila’s children and is played by Alice Brown.
Alice made her acting debut in Call the Midwife.
Mrs. Wallace – Linda Hargreaves
Mrs. Wallace runs the church, which Lucille and Cyril attend, played by Linda Hargreaves.
Linda is a British stage and screen actress known for “Doctors and Containment”.
Teddy Turner – Edward Shaw
Teddy is one of Sheila’s children, played by Edward Shaw.
Edward previously starred in the series This Is Going To Hurt.
Timothy Turner – Max Macmillan
Timothy is Shelagh’s eldest son who is following in his father’s footsteps.
Played by Max McMillan, also known for his role in The Song of Names.
June – Emma Hawke
June’s guest character was played by Emma Hawke, a comedian who has had roles in The Reprieve and Casualty.
Cindy Dalfert, Jessie Akeley
Cindy Dalvert is played by Jessie Akeley, an actress from Bradford who graduated with an acting degree in 2018.
Her credits include Unnatural Tragedy, Naked, There Are No Beginnings, Sirens and Alligators.
Warden – Asha’s costume
She played the warden Zee Asha, a London-born singer, actress, vocal coach and drama teacher.
She previously starred in Dumbo, Ted Lasso, The Nevers, and Merlin.
Susan Mollux – Emily Webb
The Mullucks join the Christmas special with Emily Webb playing Susan.
She is relatively new to the world of TV acting and is mostly known for her stage roles.
Rhoda Molux – Liz White
Rhoda Mallox is played by Liz White, the 43-year-old actress known for her roles in Life on Mars and Ackley Bridge.
The actress from Yorkshire has also starred in Unforgotten, The Woman in Black and Anatomy of a Scandal.
Bernie Mollux – Chris Riley
Bernie plays Chris Riley, a Scottish actor who didn’t start acting until he was 31 years old.
In 2018, he won the BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor in a Television Drama for his role in BBC’s The Last Post.
His other credits include Game of Thrones, Industry, and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
Belinda Mollux – Rachel Andrews
Belinda was played by Rachel Andrews, known for her roles in Stay Close and Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
Berry Molocs – Sam Doody
Perry is played by Sam Dowdy, who appears to be making his TV series debut.
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Mrs. McConley – Kate O’Rourke
Mrs. McConley plays Kate O’Rourke, an Irish actress based in London.
She is known by the titles Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Passion in Heaven, and Legend of the Seeker.
Mrs. Avis – Jane Booker
Mrs. Avis is played by Jane Booker, a 66-year-old English actress who has over 40 credits to her name.
She is best known for her roles in Finding Neverland, A Perfect Spy and Nanny.
Mrs. Manzi – Denise Black
Ms. Manzie is played by Denise Black, a 64-year-old English actress.
She is best known for her soap roles in Coronation Street and Emmerdale.
Colette Corrigan – Francesca Fullilove
Colette Corrigan is the daughter of Nancy and is played by Francesca Fullilove.
Francesca made her acting debut in Call the Midwife.
Ted – James Fisher
Ted is played by James Fisher, a London-born actor and producer.
He is known for his roles in EastEnders, White Gold, Cobra, Tina and Bobby.
Jonty Allward – Archie O’Callaghan
Jonty is played by Archie O’Callaghan, who played Jamie on Life After Life.
The Christmas Special also features the following guests:
Yusuf – Wasif Nasir
Gulsan – Yasmin Aktar
Delivery Man – Neil Madoc
Board Writer – Mark Joseph
Driver – Tom Reynolds
Neighbor – Mark Winter
Male relative – Abraham Chowdhury
The Call The Midwife Christmas special is broadcast on BBC One on Christmas Day at 7.55pm.
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