When is Call the Midwife back? Series 8 starts filming

Jenny Agutter has been pictured on set in character as Sister Julienne.

Press Association
Last updated: 17 April 2018 - 11.48am

Filming on the eighth series of Call The Midwife is under way.

A picture posted on the show’s official Twitter page shows cast member Jenny Agutter back in the habit, with a clapperboard reading “Slate 1, Take 1” in her hands.

“It’s happening!!! Series 8 of #callthemidwife has just started filming!!” the message says.

The BBC drama’s seventh run ended in March with a tear-jerking instalment that saw the midwives of Nonnatus House still reeling from the death of Barbara.

As it wrapped, many viewers posted messages on social media saying they were wondering how to cope without their fix every week.

The show returns for its eight series with a Christmas special and a run of 8 episodes in January 2019.

Series 9 has already been confirmed by the BBC for 2020.

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