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Call the Midwife: Season Five

It’s 1961 and Poplar is beginning to feel the winds of social change, along with improvements in housing, sanitation and healthcare. Among the complex and challenging cases the nurses and midwives face are two babies born with severe deformities.

Call the Midwife

Season 5 | Episode 8

Aired: 2016-05-23 00:00:00 53:50 Expires: 06/07/16 Rating: TV-14

As Poplar moves towards the season of goodwill, the time has come to look to the future.

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Thalidomide
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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Thalidomide

Poplar deals with Thalidomide and its impact on the community.

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Keeping it Light
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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Keeping it Light

New uniforms, new music, and new adventures keep things on the lighter side.

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | The Turner Family
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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | The Turner Family

This year we see the Turners taken out of their normal context.

Season 5 | The Impact of the Show
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Season 5 | The Impact of the Show

The cast talks about what makes them most proud of Call the Midwife's social impact.

Season 5 | Women's Sexual Identity in '60s
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Season 5 | Women's Sexual Identity in '60s

Patsy and Delia’s relationship blooms, it also turns more clandestine.

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Character Developments
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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Character Developments

The fashion is changing, the music is changing, and so are the people in Poplar.

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Love
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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | Love

There's a lot of love to go around in Poplar in 1961.

Season 5 Behind the Scenes | What’s New This Season
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Season 5 Behind the Scenes | What’s New This Season

The cast and creators of Call the Midwife share what’s to come in Season 5.

Season 5: Episode 1 Gallery
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Season 5: Episode 1 Gallery

Get a sneak peek of the Call the Midwife Season 5 premiere with this exclusive slideshow.