Call the Midwife (2012– )

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The lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late 1950s.

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 Mature Jenny (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Cynthia Miller (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Trixie Franklin (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Sister Julienne (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Sister Evangelina (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Shelagh Turner / ... (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Sister Monica Joan (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Cliff Parisi ...
 Fred / ... (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Stephen McGann ...
 Dr. Turner / ... (32 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 PC Peter Noakes (29 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Chummy Noakes / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Jenny Lee (23 episodes, 2012-2014)
Max Macmillan ...
 Timothy Turner (23 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Sister Winifred (17 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Tom Hereward (15 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Patsy Mount / ... (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
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Based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth; the story follows twenty-two year old Jenny, who in 1957 leaves her comfortable home to become a midwife in London's East End slums. She expects to find a hospital, and is surprised to find that the clinic is a convent: Nonnatus House. Working alongside her fellow nurses and the medically-trained nuns, Jenny has her eyes opened to the harsh living conditions. But she also discovers the warm hearts and the bravery of the mothers; each one a heroine in Jenny's eyes. Written by L. Hamre

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Pam Ferris plays another midwife in Children of Men (2006), looking after a pregnant girl. See more »

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Reminds me
26 January 2014 | by (San Miguel de Allende, Mexico) – See all my reviews

As I was a student nurse in the East End of London during the mid fifties,(now an ex-pat living in Mexico) this series brings back many memories. I'm glad that some episodes include general nursing and even male patients as well as midwifery. Perhaps doctors were not always as good as the nurses in those days.I even remember an anaesthetist who sat doing his crossword puzzles during operations and no one dared utter a word of reproach.

Now that the East End is suddenly fashionable, even Shoreditch and Brick Lane, what has happened to Wapping where I trained and which used to be so scruffy?

One thing has changed for the better. In those far off days when a woman was admitted with an attempted abortion, euphemistically called "incomplete abortion", the police had to be notified and a policewoman would sit by the bed (drinking tea with the night nurse) until the unfortunate patient (who probably already had half a dozen children at least) was well enough to be arrested.


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