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Leonie Elliott as Lucille, Jennifer Kirby as Valerie, Helen George as Trixie, Charlotte Ritchie as Barbara

Call the Midwife, Season 7

Poplar welcomes Lucille Anderson, the first West Indian midwife to be featured as a series regular. Tested as never before, the nuns and nurses face challenging issues, from leprosy, tokophobia and stroke to Huntington’s chorea and unmarried mothers.

Sundays, March 25-May 6, at 8:00 p.m.

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Unforgotten on Masterpiece

Follow a stone-cold case of murder that tests the wits of crime-solving duo DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker, Last Tango inHalifax) and DS Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar, Indian Summers).

Sundays, April 8-May 13 at 9:00 p.m.

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Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. Programs reveal the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduce viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity and illumination across cultures.

Tuesdays, April 17-May 15, at 9:00 p.m.

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First Civilizations

First Civilizations

Explore the seedbed civilizations of Mesoamerica, the Middle East and the Indus Valley to learn how and why early humans, who had been mobile foragers, created villages, towns, cities and states, establishing the blueprint for the modern world.

Tuesdays, April 24-May 15, at 9:00 p.m.

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An American pika, native to alpine regions of Canada and the United States, with a mouthful of vegetation in rocky terrain.

Nature: Natural Born Rebels

Across the world new studies are uncovering an astonishing variety of rebellious animal behaviors, and despite how it appears on the surface, researchers are discovering the complex and fascinating science behind why these animals behave the way they do.

Wednesdays, April 25-May 9, at 8:00 p.m.

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Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille pose in front of the Sphinx near Cairo, Egypt in 1961.

The Jazz Ambassadors

See why great American jazz artists Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and Duke Ellington faced a painful dilemma when asked to travel the world as cultural ambassadors. Leslie Odom, Jr. narrates a Cold War story of music, diplomacy and civil rights.

Friday, May 4, at 10:00 p.m.

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