Call the Midwife (2012– )
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Episode #7.2 

As Lucille settles into her duties, she faces prejudice from a patient's mother, while Sister Winifred opens her mothercraft classes up to fathers, and the Turners meet their new au pair.

Director:

Claire Winyard

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Redgrave ... Mature Jennifer Worth (voice)
Jennifer Kirby ... Nurse Valerie Dyer
Laura Main ... Shelagh Turner
Helen George ... Nurse Trixie Franklin
Linda Bassett ... Nurse Phyllis Crane
Victoria Yeates ... Sister Winifred
Leonie Elliott ... Nurse Lucille Anderson
Judy Parfitt ... Sister Monica Joan
Maggie O'Neill ... Mae Stanton
Sophie Austin Sophie Austin ... Marjory Chivvers
Cliff Parisi ... Fred Buckle
Trevor Cooper ... Sergeant Woolf
Bronte Barbe Bronte Barbe ... Janet Romaine
Queenie Ingrams Queenie Ingrams ... Norma
Paul Longley Paul Longley ... Dennis Chivvers
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Storyline

Lucille delivers hair-dresser Marjory Chivvers' baby but faces racist prejudice from Marjory's mother Mae, who blames Lucille when her daughter has a stroke. However Lucille stands her ground, encouraging Marjory's weak husband Dennis to defy Mae and take charge of his wife's recovery. The Turners welcome their super efficient au pair, Hungarian Magda, who certainly impresses Timothy, whilst Sister Winifred persuades a football-mad husband that being at his child's birth is more important than his game with more success than Trixie's dinner party for Christopher. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama | History

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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Mature Jennifer Worth: [narrating] 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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