A new midwife, Chummy Browne, arrives at Nonnatus House, and finds it difficult to prove herself. Meanwhile, Jenny befriends a young Irish prostitute who is expecting a baby, and is shocked by the Church's treatment of the girl.

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Mature Jenny (voice)
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Liam Reilly ...
Clifford Mason
Sophie Cosson ...
Ingrid Mason
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Amy McAllister ...
Mary
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Sailor
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Zakir
Jessica Jones ...
Charmaine
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Fred
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Gangling,clumsy 'Chummy' Browne comes to the convent to gain experience before leaving for Africa as a missionary and is mistrusted by Sister Evangelina because of her upper class background. Nonetheless,on her first solo job,a difficult breach birth,she proves to be an excellent midwife and wins local respect. Jenny befriends pregnant Irish runaway Mary's whom convent head Sister Julienne places in a Catholic home for unmarried mothers where she has a daughter.Jenny is shocked to learn that Mary was only fifteen and,as a result, the child was given away for adoption without her consent. Written by don @ minifie-1

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22 January 2012 (UK)  »

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Mature Jenny: I used to think that night was a time for women. All day, the docks were raucous with the lives of men. Lightermen and stevedores, dockers and pilots, the sailors and the drivers of the trains. In the smallest hours, only the river's voice was heard. Only women were awake. Men slept. Mostly.
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Embraceable You
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Performed by The Solitaires
[playing in the background when Mary puts on her shoes and sneaks out]
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