Call the Midwife (2012– )
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Episode #2.3 

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Hesitant nursing assistant Jane Sutton arrives at the convent as Jenny is seconded to hospital work, meeting Jimmy, who, to her surprise, is one of the patients. Arrogant surgeon Aubrey ... See full summary »

Director:

Roger Goldby
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Redgrave ... Mature Jenny (voice)
Bryony Hannah ... Cynthia Miller
Monica Dolan ... Meg / Mave Carter
Terence Frisch ... Sid Carter
Jenny Agutter ... Sister Julienne
Jessica Raine ... Jenny Lee
Dorothy Atkinson ... Jane Sutton
Helen George ... Trixie Franklin
Laura Main ... Sister Bernadette
Cliff Parisi ... Fred
Judy Parfitt ... Sister Monica Joan
Lucy Robinson Lucy Robinson ... Matron
Pam Ferris ... Sister Evangelina
Emerald Fennell ... Nurse Patsy Mount
Robert Putt Robert Putt ... Mr. Gillespie
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Storyline

Hesitant nursing assistant Jane Sutton arrives at the convent as Jenny is seconded to hospital work, meeting Jimmy, who, to her surprise, is one of the patients. Arrogant surgeon Aubrey Tracy misdiagnoses Jimmy and an operation is required, where Jenny acquits herself well. She also sees that Tracy is himself ill and he resigns. Meanwhile aggressive twins Meg and Mave Carter - both married to the hen-pecked Sid - arrive at the clinic as Mave is pregnant. However they eschew modern medicine for old herbal remedies and, following a bleak tarot card reading, the over-bearing Meg scares her sister into refusing hospital admission. Ultimately Mave senses that she needs professional care and allows the midwives in for a home birth - where a new generation of twins is born. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | History

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 2013 (UK) See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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[last lines]
Mature Jenny: [narrating] Sometimes only when bonds are tested do we understand their strength. There are ties that endure for a lifetime no matter how frayed by fate. We can walk away and pretend that we forget them - pain passes in the end - or we can step into the future, blessed and stronger than before. Because when faced with change, our love held fast and did not break. Our lives were not severed, but woven anew, and our joy not halved, but doubled.
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References Pinky and Perky (1957) See more »

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You Are My First Love
Performed by Ruby Murray
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