Last night on TV: Get Your Act Together, Call the Midwife and Foyle’s War according to Twitter

Fans welcomed back Call the Midwife with open arms, and bid a teary, final farewell to ITV's Foyle's War

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Last night was a bumper night for TV, with plenty to please period drama fans, as well as a new entertainment format. While Call the Midwife returned for its much-anticipated fourth series on BBC1, Foyles War bowed out after 13 popular years and ITV introduced its new celeb reality show Get Your Act Together.

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So what was the verdict from telly-watchers the nation over? Let’s see what social media has to say…

Call the Midwife fans, celebrity and otherwise, were pleased to have the heart-warming 60s-set drama back:

And to be welcoming a new face among the Nonnatus nuns. Charlotte Ritchie’s mum might have been nervous…

But a quick scan of social media reveals she had no need to be: 

It wasn’t an entirely happy return though. The episode had plenty of viewers reaching for the tissues… 

Yet the first instalment still managed to end on a happy note, when Trixie and curate Tom got engaged, something Twitter was fully behind. 


Over on ITV, fans were preparing to say farewell to Foyle’s War

While others were already campaigning for the show to return…

Not that everyone was that impressed with the show’s conclusion…


If period drama’s not your cup of tea, there was still plenty to entertain last night, when ITV introduced its new entertainment format: Get Your Act Together. Though it would seem Twitter wasn’t, erm, entirely convinced…

It did have one famous fan, though, The Hotel’s Mark Jenkins: 

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What did you watch on telly last night? Have something to say about Call the Midwife, Foyles War or Get Your Act Together? Let us know in the comments box below…