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Its now 1962 and times are changing

From the beacon of the contraceptive pill and the shadow of infamous gangsters the Krays to the new welfare policies introduced by the government.

Christmas time sees the nuns receive an SOS call from a tiny mission hospital in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Under the hot African sun, the Nonnatus family face some of their toughest challenges yet with increasingly limited resources. Back in Poplar, when the rather austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus House, Sister Julienne finds herself demoted and working back alongside the midwives as an ordinary member of staff. She is not the only one to face challenges closer to home. As they strive to help mothers and families cope with the demands of childbearing, disability, disease and social prejudice, our beloved medics must make choices – and fight battles – of their own.

Series 6 sees them laugh together, cry together, and pull together, supporting each other as never before.

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Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 5:00am

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 1, Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 6:35am

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 7:40am

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 3, Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 8:45am

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 4, Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 9:50am

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 5, Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 10:55am

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 6, Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 12:00pm

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 7, Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 1:05pm

The legacy of thalidomide becomes apparent and Nurse Crane faces an unexpected crisis.

Episode 8, Series 6

Tuesday March 28 at 2:10pm

A wedding is hastily arranged following an unexpected turn of events.

Series 6

Friday March 31 at 9:20pm

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Series 6

Sunday April 2 at 10:30pm

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Series 6

Thursday April 6 at 4:00pm

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 1, Series 6

Friday April 7 at 7:30pm

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Friday April 7 at 8:35pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 1, Series 6

Sunday April 9 at 9:40pm

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday April 9 at 10:45pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Series 6

Monday April 10 at 3:55am

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 1, Series 6

Monday April 10 at 5:30am

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Monday April 10 at 6:35am

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 3, Series 6

Monday April 10 at 7:40am

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 4, Series 6

Monday April 10 at 8:45am

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 5, Series 6

Monday April 10 at 9:50am

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 6, Series 6

Monday April 10 at 10:55am

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 7, Series 6

Monday April 10 at 12:00pm

The legacy of thalidomide becomes apparent and Nurse Crane faces an unexpected crisis.

Episode 8, Series 6

Monday April 10 at 1:05pm

A wedding is hastily arranged following an unexpected turn of events.

Episode 1, Series 6

Thursday April 13 at 3:25pm

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Thursday April 13 at 4:30pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 3, Series 6

Friday April 14 at 7:30pm

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 4, Series 6

Friday April 14 at 8:35pm

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 3, Series 6

Sunday April 16 at 9:40pm

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

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