The BBC has revealed some wonderful news for Call the Midwife fans.
Last night’s Season 8 finale on BBC One was the show’s 70th episode and it’s been confirmed that the series won’t be finishing anytime soon.
Following the previous commission of a ninth season, it’s been officially announced that Call the Midwife has been renewed for a further two seasons.
Season 10 and Season 11 will again each consist of eight 60-minutes episodes and a Christmas special.
So we now know that Call the Midwife is guaranteed to remain on our screens until at least 2022, with another 27 episodes on the way!
Originally set in the late 1950s, the BBC’s hit period drama about a group of nurse midwives working in the East End of London launched in January 2012.
Calll the Midwife was originally set in 1957 and its early storylines were based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
Season 11, set to air in early 2022, will depict Poplar life up until the year 1967.
Call the Midwife is the most watched drama series in the UK, with the latest season averaging 9 million viewers per episode, making it BBC One’s biggest show of 2019 so far.
The show’s creator Heidi Thomas recently revealed when she expects Call the Midwife to reach a natural end.
Season 8 will premiere in the USA this spring on Masterpiece on PBS.
The seventh season of Call the Midwife is available now on DVD on Amazon.