Call the Midwife (2012– )
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Episode #1.6 

Jenny speaks to her ex-lover again, while Sister Monica Joan lands herself in trouble with the police. Chummy receives a visit from her snobbish, imperious mother which forces her to reconsider her relationship with Peter.

Director:

Jamie Payne

Writers:

Jennifer Worth (based on the memoirs of), Heidi Thomas (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Redgrave ... Mature Jenny (voice)
Jessica Raine ... Jenny Lee
Judy Parfitt ... Sister Monica Joan
Laura Main ... Sister Bernadette
Pam Ferris ... Sister Evangelina
Helen George ... Trixie Franklin
Ben Caplan ... PC Peter Noakes
Bryony Hannah ... Cynthia Miller
Stephen McGann ... Dr. Turner
Kika Markham ... Mother Jesu
Miranda Hart ... Chummy Browne
Jenny Agutter ... Sister Julienne
Tina O'Brien Tina O'Brien ... Cathy Powell
Elizabeth Webster ... Mrs. Foster
Debra Baker Debra Baker ... Mrs. Leck
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Storyline

Chummy's imperious,titled mother visits. She looks down on Peter Noakes and leans on her daughter to end the relationship. Chummy considers becoming a nun but,inspired by a young wife whose triplets she delivers in trying circumstances,defies her mother and has her wedding on her own terms. Elderly,senile Sister Monica Joan,prone to wandering around the area shoeless,is arrested for shop lifting and appears in court. Jimmy proves to be the hero of the hour by driving to Chichester to collect the head of the order,Mother Jesu Emanuel,whose speech on behalf of the old lady leads to her acquittal. Jenny then realises that she has been a fool to think that she could have a relationship with the married Gerald who would never leave his wife for her. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 2012 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Quotes

[first lines]
Mature Jenny: [narrating] Newborns are always beautiful. They cannot fail to make the heart sing, for even the plainest faces are alive with promise. But I have always seen beauty in old age too. Light shines through the bone, exquisite even as it flickers, even as it flutters and dims towards the end.
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Soundtracks

Little Darlin'
(uncredited)
Performed by The Diamonds
[montage of the midwives taking care of Sister Monica Joan]
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