Last Updated on March 27, 2022
The multi-award-winning British period drama, “Call the Midwife,” returns to PBS in March, 2022, for its eleventh season.
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Commissioned in partnership with the BBC, the eight-part series, which follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House in London’s East End, airs as part of PBS’s Sunday night drama lineup.
Read on for a few details about Season 11, premiere dates, airtimes, and ways to catch up, including a link to watch episodes online for free.
Season 11 of “Call the Midwife” premieres in the US on PBS, Sundays, March 20 – May 8, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings).
Following an eventful holiday special, Season 11 of “Call the Midwife” picks up in the spring of 1967, where celebrations are underway for a colorful Easter bonnet parade outside Nonnatus House.
Sister Monica Joan and Reggie are excited about the Eurovision song contest, while Cyril and Lucille settle into blissful married life.
Nancy, having just passed her midwifery examinations, is about to don her red cardigan for the first time, and Sister Frances examines a newly married woman who presents some troubling symptoms.
Derek and Audrey Fleming return to Poplar with good news. Builders demolishing a nearby tenement block make a shocking discovery that has a heartbreaking effect on the team.
Need to catch up?
A quick guide to everything that happened in Seasons 1-8 is here, and some details about Season 9 are here.
All episodes of Season 11 will be available for streaming at the same time they premiere on TV, up to until 30 days after the broadcast of the season finale, here.
Watch a preview of Season 11, and see short episode descriptions and airdates, below.
CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 11): Episode One
Premieres Sunday, March 20, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET
Nonnatus House is preparing for the Easter Bonnet parade when routine building work uncovers a secret.
CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 11): Episode Two
Premieres Sunday, March 27, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET
Trixie and Sister Frances put their training into action as they join Dr. Turner at the cytology clinic.
CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 11) : Episode Three
Premieres Sunday, April 3, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET
The Order of St. Raymond Nonnatus is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 11) : Episode Four
Premieres Sunday, April 10, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET
Sister Hilda and Dr Turner support a young father with a lung condition.
CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 11) : Episode Five
Premieres Sunday, April 17, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET
Trixie is assigned to a complicated case involving a paraplegic husband.
CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 11) : Episode Six
Premieres Sunday, April 24, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET
Sister Monica Joan seeks advice from an eccentric clairvoyant.
CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 11) : Episode Seven
Premieres Sunday, May 1, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET
An unforeseen event in Poplar means that Nonnatus House suffers its biggest threat yet.
CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 11) : Episode Eight
Premieres Sunday, May 8, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET
The aftermath of a tragic incident in the heart of Poplar ripples through the community.
“Call the Midwife” is created and written by Heidi Thomas, and stars Jenny Agutter (The Railway Children) as Sister Julienne; Annabelle Apsion (Shameless) as Violet Buckle; Olly Rix (The Spanish Princess) as Matthew Aylward; Linda Bassett (Lark Rise To Candleford) as Nurse Phyllis Crane; Ella Bruccoleri (The Last Kingdom) as Sister Frances; Megan Cusack (The Cherry Orchard) as Pupil Midwife Nancy Corrigan; Leonie Elliott as Nurse Lucille Anderson (Danny and the Human Zoo); Helen George (Hollyoaks) as Nurse Trixie Franklin; Georgie Glen (Waterloo Road) as Miss Higgins; Daniel Laurie (The Dark Tower) as Reggie Jackson; Laura Main (Monarch of the Glen) as Nurse Shelagh Turner; Stephen McGann (Emmerdale) as Dr. Patrick Turner; Judy Parfitt (Little Dorrit) as Sister Monica Joan; Cliff Parisi (EastEnders) as Fred Buckle; Zephryn Taitte (Brothers With No Game) as Cyril Robinson; and Fenella Woolgar (Home Fires) as Sister Hilda. Vanessa Redgrave provides the voice of the mature Jennifer Worth.
If you enjoyed this post, wander over to The Period Films List for suggestions of other British period dramas to watch.