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Call the Midwife heads to South Africa for Christmas special

The nurses of Nonnatus House will be swapping a white Christmas in east London for a mission to South Africa in the Christmas espisode of Call the Midwife.
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The nurses of Nonnatus House will be swapping a white Christmas in east London for a mission to South Africa in the Christmas special of Call the Midwife

An unexpected SOS call interrupts the seasonal festivities, when the news that a tiny mission hospital, known as Hope Clinic, is being threatened with closure.

The group travel to South Africa to try and save the struggling hospital, which is understaffed, underfunded and has a poor water supply,

The special episode will air on Christmas Day on BBC One, with an eight-episode series to follow in early 2017.

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The nurses of Nonnatus House will be swapping a white Christmas in east London for a mission to South Africa in the Christmas special of Call the Midwife


Barbara (Charlotte Ritchie) and Nurse Trixie Franklin (Helen George) travel to South Africa to help
save a struggling local hospital. Picture: BBC

An unexpected SOS call interrupts the seasonal festivities, when the news that a tiny mission hospital, known as Hope Clinic, is being threatened with closure.

The group travel to South Africa to try and save the struggling hospital, which is understaffed, underfunded and has a poor water supply,

The special episode will air on Christmas Day on BBC One, with an eight-episode series to follow in early 2017.


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