I was scratching myself so much I had black bruises all over my body and I would lie on the carpet and go like this down the corridor [she mimes rubbing her back against the carpet to scratch].
‘It would be weird if I was delivering my own baby,’ she says. I wouldn’t mind her being in the background of one of those lovely community centre shots that we do.’George is proud of the impact Call The Midwife has had on the profession.I think last year in the Secret Santa with some friends I got a washing-up brush with a face on it. I do still use it actually, it’s a really good washing-up brush. We’re not one of those weird families – sorry every one of those weird families – that open their presents after lunch, which is just odd. ‘You no longer have to imagine the things that could happen – it’s much more real.’Could she be a midwife? We still have stockings and my mum still puts stocking-fillers in them. I suppose you have to wait until the Queen’s spoken. "That was probably the roughest part about it all." This itinerant lifestyle left a large impact on his personality.He had no close friends, kept almost entirely to himself and was treated like an outcast at each new school.Each series moves on a year, with the seventh season – due to start next month – set in 1963.