// Call the Midwife
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« on: Oct 28, 2012 12:54 AM »


Salam

Need something new to watch after Downton ends. This is playing on PBS currently. Saw the first episode it's pretty great! The only thing is it'll put u off childbirth lol.
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« Reply #1 on: Oct 28, 2012 11:45 AM »

It's a fun series, gentle & empowering all at the same time.

It was very popular when it came out last year.

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« Reply #2 on: Oct 28, 2012 04:28 PM »

I didn't watch it but it had higher viewing figures in the UK than Downton Abbey and was a critical success.  It's been described as a love letter to the NHS.  And you know us Brits are proud of our NHS *Olympics flashback of dancing nurses and kids bouncing on beds*

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« Reply #3 on: Oct 28, 2012 09:05 PM »

Yeah I like it! It does remind me of those old movies set in 1950s America! Very historical and explores many societal issues too. It is very sad at times though, definitely not the escape a period drama is!!
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« Reply #4 on: Jan 21, 2013 12:07 PM »

Nice article giving the background about Call the Midwife.

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2013-01-20/call-the-midwife-jessica-raine-talks-babies-births-and-being-in-doctor-who

 Series 2 started last night in the UK. Very difficult subjects it tackles but in a great way. Love the memoirs format...
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« Reply #5 on: Jan 21, 2013 03:30 PM »

You can watch Django Unchained.

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« Reply #6 on: Mar 11, 2013 11:54 AM »

Did anyone see last night's season finale!! What a great way to wrap everything up. So beautiful *sniff  This show never fails to make me cry every episode!!
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« Reply #7 on: Mar 11, 2013 12:03 PM »

I havent watched it yet, I watch it monday evenigns after my girlies are tucked up in bed....will come join you with a box of tissues and comfort chocolates once I have watched it.

I love love love this programme, its gentle and sweet and clean.

And when My servants question thee concerning Me, then surely I am nigh. I answer the prayer of the suppliant when he crieth unto Me. So let them hear My call and let them trust in Me, in order that they may be led aright. Surah 2  Verse 186
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