The Life and Times of Call the Midwife: The Official Companion to Series One and Two

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HardCover. Pub Date :2012-10-25 Pages: 288 Language: English Publisher: Collins The stories and secrets behind BBC televisions most-loved show The official companion to series 1 and 2. as well as the forthcoming Christmas special.The Life. and Times of Call the Midwife takes you behind the scenes of the small-screen sensation that has brought to life Jennifer Worths experiences as a midwife among the slums and buzzing dockyards of Londons East End in the Fifties.Find out how Fifties fashions. make- up and homes were flawlessly recreated. Discover the hidden secrets of the nurses and nuns of Nonnatus House and what flavour cake ruled in the kitchen when war-time rationing finally came to an end. Immerse yourself in a world thats been fondly revived to celebrate a glimpse of history that. like today. has childbirth at its heart.

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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.

About the Author:

Heidi Thomas is an award-winning and BAFTA and EMMY nominated TV and Film screenwriter, producer and playwright and writer of the hit BBC TV show Call the Midwife (2012). Her other work includes Cranford (2007-2009), Upstairs Downstairs (2010-2012), Ballet Shoes (2007) and I Capture the Castle (2003). Heidi has influenced British TV for over a decade and brought stories, period dramas and historical events into our homes in such a captivating and original way that her work has regularly received record breaking viewings.

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