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Call the Midwife star Stephen McGann and show's writer Heidi Thomas will be in King's Lynn in aid of the Night Shelter



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Hit TV drama Call the Midwife will be coming to the Lynn Guildhall in aid of the King's Lynn Winter Night Shelter.

Stephen McGann, who plays Dr Turner on the show will host a talk alongside the series' writer and his wife Heidi Thomas with all proceeds going to the local charity.

Lucy McKitterick manager of the King's Lynn Night Shelter said: "Heidi and Stephen have been friends with us for a long time and it's great that they are coming to Lynn.

The Call the Midwife cast celebrate 10 years of the show Picture: Call the Midwife Facebook (54175633)
The Call the Midwife cast celebrate 10 years of the show Picture: Call the Midwife Facebook (54175633)

"I was watching the show last night and it was striking that what they go through is very true to life.

"Heidi is a friend of mine from other work we've done elsewhere and she was very keen to help."

The show will include a question and answer session, a display of backstage images and a chance to mingle with the couple afterwards.

An evening of hit series Call the Midwife will be held at the Guildhall in aid of the King' Lynn Winter Night Shelter (54172979)
An evening of hit series Call the Midwife will be held at the Guildhall in aid of the King' Lynn Winter Night Shelter (54172979)

Stephen McGann was nominated as best actor for the UK TV Choice Awards in 2020, and the show has picked up several gongs in it's time including best family drama.

The actor announced the news on Twitter that the show will be coming to the Guildhall, much to the delight of fans.

One Twitter user asked: "Will you be touring this?"

Call the Midwife is a period drama that follows the lives of East London midwives in the 50's and 60's.

It was originally a memoir written by midwife Jennifer Worth.

The show will be held on January 15 from 7pm, with tickets available to purchase on the Guildhall's website.

This is a fitting date for the show, which was first aired on 15 January 2012.



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