Calling Midwife Helen George Says She Can’t Wait To Finally Kiss Co-star Olly Rix
Helen George reveals she can finally kiss co-star Olly Rix after filming the love scene on a plastic screen as Covid rules were relaxed on set
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Call Midwife Helen George set a goal of actually getting pregnant now she can finally get her lips on her own with her tough co-star Olly Rix.
The vivid rules mean that there’s always something among show lovers – a plastic screen.
Now, Helen is looking forward to actual kisses between their two characters, Trixie and Matthew, in the 12th series, set in 1968.
She said: “It’s great that the restrictions have been lifted. We can really get close, hug and act appropriately. Our relationship has been two years and we’re like, ‘nice to meet you, how are we doing this?’ It is awkward.”
Creator Heidi Thomas revealed: “Something cool and pretty amazing is going to happen with this Trixie series. She has big news coming up. ”
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Speaking at the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival, 39-year-old Helen, of the series since its premiere in 2012, said not being two meters away from her co-stars meant convincing role-playing would be easy. than.
The next Trixie will be appearing on this year’s Christmas special, which she gave up midway through when Helen took maternity leave to give birth to her second baby.
Heidi hinted the BBC drama could continue until 1976, when the Nonnatus nuns actually moved to Birmingham and beyond.
The new series will feature the first wellness visitor and vent delivery.
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Set in 1968, it will also be heavily influenced by Enoch Powell’s divisive anti-immigration speech – which got him kicked out of the shadow cabinet.
Heidi previously explained: “The first episode of the new series coincided with Enoch Powell’s famous speech about rivers of blood, which changed the way people of different cultures and ethnicities behave. together, and we felt we couldn’t let that go.”
Regarding the show’s new appearance – which has not been chosen yet – she explained: “We have a new nun joining us, Sister Veronica, who came in the first episode.
“Sister Veronica will be our first wellness visitor, she’ll help us steer our new policies at the time – she’s very involved in what we call preventative health, such as nutrition and supporting families.”
Thomas says that “vacuum extraction” will be performed for the first time – with an episode in which the group is sent out for a training session.
She added: “Whether Dr Turner can afford a ventilator is another matter. It can look like an incubator and need fundraising. “
The Christmas special will also bring the return of actress Liz White as Rhoda Mullucks, whose daughter Susan was the victim of the thalidomide scandal.
Thomas said: ‘We met Susan again when she was 6 years old, about to have a prosthetic limb. We see the impact it has on her parents.
“They’re at the heart of everything because their stories allow us to do what we’re good at – it’s about humanity, persistence and what love can do.”
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