06 January 2020 14:37
Call The Midwife will return with another hit season of the critically-acclaimed show on BBC One tonight (Sunday, January 5) at 8pm. The latest outing will see the midwives and medics head into a new decade as the Swinging Sixties well and truly kick-off. Before airing, here is everything viewers need to know about the show's cast. Who is in the cast of Call The Midwife? Nurse Valerie Dyer - Jennifer Kirby Jennifer Kirby returns to the new series of the show as Nurse Valerie Dyer.
Speaking to the Radio Times about her character, she said: "I love her straight-talking and practicality. "It's funny how Heidi [Thomas, creator] and the other writers weave in what an actor brings to their character. "Valerie loves food because I do, and she has my naughty sense of humour." Fans may also recognise her from her roles on the stage as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company. READ MORE: Call The Midwife season 9 spoilers: Beloved character dies in tragedy? Call The Midwife season 9 cast: Who is in the cast of Call The Midwife? Vanessa Redgrave stars in Call The Midwife READ MORE Call The Midwife: Miriam Margolyes makes shocking scene revelation Nurse Shelagh Turner - Laura Main Laura Main will return to the show after starring in every episode of the hit BBC drama. Alongside the show, she has also taken on roles in hospital-based drama Holby City and Channel 4 series The Mill. Jenny (The Narrator) - Vanessa Redgrave Acclaimed actor Vanessa Redgrave will also be appearing in another series of Call The Midwife as the narrator. The Oscar-winner has starred in films like Julia, Howards End, The Bostonians and Mary, Queen of Scots. Who stars in Call The Midwife? The ninth series of Call The Midwife is set in the 1960s Sister Julienne - Jenny Agutter Jenny Agutter will also be back as the stern Sister Julienne in the show who is in charge of the goings-on at Nonnatus House. Agutter has credits in films like The Avengers, The Invisibles and Child's Play 2. Nurse Trixie Franklin - Helen George Helen George will be returning this year to the role of Nurse Trixie as season nine kicks off. George has also appeared in shows like Red Dwarf and Doctors as well as appearing in the 2015 series of Strictly Come Dancing with partner Aljaž Skorjanec. DON'T MISS... The Voice UK 2020: Meghan Trainor reveals disappointment on series [INTERVIEW] Outlander season 5: Claire and Jamie Fraser ripped apart? [INSIGHT] Coronation Street spoilers: Geoff Metcalfe's abuse exposed? [SPOILERS] Nurse Lucille Anderson - Leonie Elliott Leonie Elliott will be back in season nine as Nurse Lucille Anderson after joining the show in 2017. Elliot also spoke to the Radio Times about how she relates to her character in the show. She said: "I grew up in London so in some ways we're worlds apart. "I can't imagine what it would be like to move to a county where it's so culturally different at 20." Elliott has also appeared in the Hated in the Nation episode of Black Mirror, as well as in Holby City and The Bill. Trending