Call the Midwife: Season 1, Episode 2

Episode #1.2 (22 Jan. 2012)

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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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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mature Jenny (voice)
Liam Reilly ...
Clifford Mason
Sophie Cosson ...
Ingrid Mason
Amy McAllister ...
Bryony Hannah ...
Cliff Parisi ...


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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[Chummy Browne, a tall, gawky, clumsy midwife, has just arrived at the convent]
Sister Evangelina: Ah, Camilla Fortescue-Cholmeley-Browne?
Chummy Browne: I generally answer to "Chummy". My pa used to say "Long dogs need short names".
Sister Evangelina: Follow me. And mind your head. I understand you qualified by a whisker, Nurse Fortescue-Cholmeley-Browne.
Chummy Browne: I *did* pass. It was a bit of a scrape. Before that I was nursing for five years.
[Sister Evangelina brings out box containing a midwife's standard kit]
Sister Evangelina: Do you need me to go through this piece by...
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