The life and times of a group of midwives working at Nonnatus House--a nursing convent serving the impoverished of East London in the late 1950s and early 1960s--are chronicled in this appealing British series based on true events. The women learn powerful lessons about life's struggles while visiting with expectant mothers and poor children.
East End (London, England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
Female friendship -- England -- London -- Drama.
Midwives -- England -- London -- Drama.
Nuns -- England -- London -- Drama.
Poor -- England -- London -- Drama.
Poverty -- England -- London -- Drama.
Pregnant women -- England -- London -- Drama.
BBC Worldwide Ltd., publisher.
Bassett, Linda, actor.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, production company.
George, Helen, 1984- actor.
Main, Laura, 1981- actor.
Neal Street Productions, production company.
Parfitt, Judy, 1935- actor.
Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937- actor.
Ritchie, Charlotte, 1989- actor.
Thomas, Heidi, 1967- creator, screenwriter.