The nuns and nurses of Nonnatus House are poised to return to the cobbled streets of Poplar. They have been in South Africa, filming upcoming scenes from the Christmas special, but we can now confirm that filming wraps this week.
The festive episode will see the Nonnatons head overseas after receiving an “SOS from a tiny mission hospital faced with closure.”
Filming on location has been tough work for the show’s cast. There’s no doubt their storylines at Hope Clinic Mission Hospital are difficult.
“The team are both shaken and exhilarated by the challenges they face – and by the time the mission trip is over, some lives are permanently changed,” teases the BBC. But thankfully the gang also found time to have a little fun.
Here’s Stephen McGann, who plays Doctor Turner, finding time to snap a selfie in the sunshine:
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