Call The Midwife has officially been renewed for Season 5.
The BBC1 period drama will return for a Christmas special later this year, before its fourth season in early 2015, leading into the 8-episode fifth season later on in 2015.
BBC Controller Ben Stephenson, said:
“Call the Midwife is one of UK’s most popular dramas and in series four, Heidi Thomas’s writing meets new heights. I’m delighted to be commissioning a new series.”
Executive producer Pippa Harris added:
“We’re delighted that the BBC have commissioned a fifth series of Call the Midwife. The international success of the show is testament to the passion, dedication and skill of Heidi Thomas and the wonderfully talented cast and crew who have created a truly brilliant fourth series for our loyal viewers to enjoy on screen very soon.”