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Helen George and Jack Ashton smoulder in stunning new selfie after sharing exciting Call the Midwife news

Helen George and her boyfriend Jack Ashton enjoyed some time away from their children as they attended the BAFTA TV Awards on Sunday.MORE: Call the Midwife's Helen George reacts to Aljaz Skorjanec's shock Strictly departureSharing a series of behind-the-scenes snaps with her Instagram followers on Tuesday, the actress could be seen getting dressed to the nines. Meanwhile, one of the snaps showed the couple looking utterly besotted as they posed for a striking selfie.WATCH: Helen George shares impressive beauty secret"Gorgeous Sunday at the BAFTAs.

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'What does the future hold?' Jenny Agutter candidly shares fears before marrying husband
Call The Midwife.The show follows the lives of nurses, midwives and nuns in the 1950s and 1960s as they provide care for mothers in London’s poorest areas.Jenny married hotelier Johan Tham in August 1990.Jenny had been living in Hollywood for 17 years but moved back to the UK after meeting her husband on a trip to Bath when she was 36.He didn’t enjoy LA life as much as she did.Jenny became pregnant with her son Jonathan soon after beginning a relationship with Johan.Jenny said the change was good for her. In an unearthed interview with the Daily Express from 2012, she said: “It saved me.“I had got stuck in my ways, ran my life the way I wanted, took holidays when I wished and went where I wanted.“I did have long relationships but they all ended.“I was thinking: ‘Maybe I will just remain single.’"And, more worryingly: ‘What does the future hold?’"Then all this came at once with Johan."It came as a shock but it was the best thing that happened.”When Jenny was pregnant with her son, she found herself in the middle of a real-life labour drama when the baby arrived on Christmas Day - a month before he was due.Jenny went into labour on Christmas Eve and gave birth the next day.Jenny, who became famous for her role in The Railway Children when she was 17, told the Guardian in 2014 that she had so many different midwives because “they all wanted to get off”.She said: “Singing the carols late at night, I got terribly emotional, which I didn’t realise of course was actually the beginnings of labour.”“The obstetrician would check and say, ‘Baby’s not coming yet, just going to carve the turkey’.Then it was the pudding."Then he came back and said, ‘If he doesn’t arrive now, it’ll be Boxing Day.
'Was rather young' Call the Midwife's Miriam Margolyes on unlikely childhood gift from mum
Harry Potter actor Miriam Margolyes has reflected on the unlikely present her mother gave her when she was just 11-years-old.Speaking to Saturday Kitchen drinks expert Olly Smith on his A Glass With podcast, the Call the Midwife star, 80, explained how she first tasted gin when her mother gifted her a bottle at 11 to welcome her into womanhood.While chatting on the podcast, Miriam candidly spoke about the first time she tried gin.She told Olly Smith: "My mother introduced me to gin, it is traditionally known as 'mother's ruin' isn't it."The iconic actor revealed the reason behind the early introduction.She explained: "When I started my periods when I was 11, rather young, mummy thought that it would assist me to get into puberty or whatever it's called, by drinking gin."So she suggested it," Miriam added.The star told how she associates the boozy tipple with her mother, who she "adores".She continued: "It was me being a woman, so I've always loved gin ever since."It makes me think of my mother whom I adored, it doesn't make me think of periods particularly," the star explained.When prompted by the Saturday Kitchen host to share an insight into her upbringing, Miriam told how her family's Jewish faith meant that they didn't often drink."We're Jews and Jews don't drink, really, we eat," she shared.Miriam went on: "Mummy was an eater and I'm an eater, we didn't really have wine at home and I think gin was really the only thing that we had."The actor previously revealed her property-developer mother Ruth had a stroke after Miriam confided in her that she was gay.Shortly after Miriam told her mother about her relationship with a woman, Ruth suffered a severe stroke that left her crippled.Reflecting on the incident, Miriam