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    The Life and Times of Call the Midwife: The Official Companion to Series One and Two (Hardback) By (author) Heidi Thomas, Foreword by Jenny Agutter

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    DescriptionThe stories and secrets behind BBC television's 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 Worth's experiences as a midwife among the slums and buzzing dockyards of London's 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 that's been fondly revived to celebrate a glimpse of history that, like today, has childbirth at its heart.


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    Title
    The Life and Times of Call the Midwife
    Subtitle
    The Official Companion to Series One and Two
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Heidi Thomas, Foreword by Jenny Agutter
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 195 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,150 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007490424
    ISBN 10: 0007490429
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    BIC subject category V2: APT
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPG
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    BISAC V2.8: PER010000
    BIC subject category V2: MQD
    DC23: 791.4572
    Thema V1.0: ATJ, NHTB, MQD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-E
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPQM
    Edition
    Media tie-in
    Edition statement
    TV tie-in ed
    Illustrations note
    200 col illus
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Collins
    Publication date
    25 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    'The cast is a great mix of women who all just gelled. I love them all.' Miranda Hart