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

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The critically acclaimed British television series "Call the Midwife," written by Heidi Thomas of "Upstairs Downstairs" fame, was the highest rated new drama launch in the history of the BBC. Now it's poised to take American audiences by storm when it premiers on PBS in Fall 2012. Call the Midwife, the book, is the official companion of the TV phenomenon, featuring behind-the-scenes photographs, interviews, stories, and more. "Downton Abbey" fans, get ready for the next monster hit from across the pond.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 283 pages
  • 193.04 x 248.92 x 33.02mm | 1,088.62g
  • Harper Design
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 0062250035
  • 9780062250032
  • 1,264,561

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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.show more

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