I can easily see Call the Midwife in space,” jokes star Stephen McGann. “I will be Doctor Turner, 145 years old, still dashingly handsome with amazing pills to preserve me!”
Space shuttles aside, “We have always said, we will run for as long as the people want to see it,” says McGann. “Heidi [Thomas, the show’s creator] says, ‘Bringing women’s stories to the screen is a privilege. I’ll go on for as long as they want me. I’m up for it.’
“And we’re all up for it,” he continues. “If people want to see it, that’s it. We’ll still be there.”
Source and more: RadioTimes
Now writing Series 6 of #callthemidwife. Lashed to my old friend the desk for the foreseeable, no days off, no reprieve. Ah, muscle memory!
— Heidi Thomas McGann (@HeidiThomasMcG) February 26, 2016