#5. Call the Midwife


– IMDb user rating: 8.4

– Years on the air: 2012–present

– Cast: Vanessa Redgrave, Laura Main, Jenny Agutter, Judy Parfitt

This long-running British drama follows the lives of midwives living in London during the ’50s and ’60s. Based on Jennifer Worth’s memoir “The Midwife,” the series focuses on nurse-midwives and medically trained nuns delivering expert medical care.