Helen George's behind-the-scenes Call the Midwife photos with boyfriend Jack Ashton

The actors share two children together

She famously met and fell in love with her co-star on the set of Call the Midwife, and to mark ten years of the incredible BBC period drama, Helen George previously shared a series of behind-the-scenes images.

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"10 years and forever grateful. @nealstreetproductions @callthemidwife.official," she wrote on Instagram back in 2021.

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Her boyfriend Jack Ashton, who played Reverend Tom Hereward from series three to seven, was quick to reply with, "Lovely" alongside a heat emoji. Pictures showed the two actors on set with their co-stars from over the years - including one from the first series at Nonnatus House.

Helen, 36, met Jack when filming the BBC series in South Africa in 2016; they now live together with their three-year-old daughter Wren Ivy in the East End.

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One of the many pictures Helen shared from set

During a previous chat with Daily Mail's You Magazine, the actress - who plays nurse Trixie Franklin - confessed being in the same industry as her beau helped.

"It's not like you have time to have hobbies at the weekends," she explained. "You're on set for a long time every day and you don't get to see many other people.

"We are like-minded people who understand the industry, the career and the long hours."


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Helen has played nurse Trixie for ten years

Prior to their romance, Helen was married to fellow actor Oliver Boot. The former couple parted ways in 2015 - the news of their split came out when Helen reached the quarter-finals on Strictly Come Dancing with dance partner Aljaz Skorjanec.

Speaking about being in the limelight at that moment, the 36-year-old admitted: "I was so naive that I thought no one would be interested in me, so that was a shock. I soon realised I didn’t want all that celebrity stuff."

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