With all of the work and strain Dr. So she will see her patient now, thank you. Meanwhile, a chance encounter returns former boyfriend Jimmy to Jenny's life, but she is surprised to find that he has a pregnant girlfriend. As Jeanette fights for her life in the hospital, Dr. Shelagh is caught up in the aftermath of an explosion at a warehouse, along with former army nurse Valerie Dyer , and subsequently campaigns for better facilities for the workmen, with the help of a young father who was injured in the blast and fears he has been blinded before he even got to see his child. Sister Frances trails behind with a requested enamel bowl and briefly witnesses the scene before being sent away again. Miss Higgins has pink and blue ribbons handy to adorn the portrait of Queen Elizabeth she has hung above her desk.
This week we braced ourselves for an emotional season finale. Series 26 Episode 1 Thaddeus O'Sullivan Heidi Thomas 18 January 2015 2015-01-18 10. Following the date, the two return home, carrying milk bottles to help wash away the spicy Indian food they dined on. Trixie suspects that Christopher is seeing another woman, but learns that he actually has a child from a prior marriage, which he had not previously disclosed. Season 3, Episode 3 April 13, 2014 Season 3, Episode 3 April 13, 2014 Sister Julienne and Trixie help a pregnant prison inmate who fears her baby will be taken away from her; Shelagh receives unwelcome medical news; Fred arranges a special birthday gift for Chummy, but it doesn't turn out as planned; and Alec's feelings for Jenny aren't in sync with hers for him.
Elsewhere, two patients present mysterious symptoms and romance visits Nonnatus House. Jenny also meets local physician Dr Patrick Turner. In the penultimate episode of Season 7, viewers endured the emotional rollercoaster of serious illness and the untimely death of Nurse Barbara Hereward played by Charlotte Ritchie. In September 2012 the programme won the Best New Drama award and Hart was named Best Actress at the Awards. With legs like his, shorts should be banned. Lesley Whyte, whose home birth Lucille attended earlier in this episode, brings her sister Catherine to the Nonnatus House door, in dire need of medical help.
Fresh Faces Frances and Hilda, sisters of the cloth introduced in the 2018 Holiday Special, leave the Mother House far south of London to become Poplar residents in Season 8. Phyllis helps a mother who is desperate to escape her violent husband. She wanted a baby one day. Inspired by an expectant mother with very poor dental hygiene, Dr Turner spearheads a programme to improve the teeth of the borough's residents, during which Trixie is introduced to handsome dentist Christopher Dockerill. However, when the child arrives she finds she cannot part with it.
Turner, and the news is grim for the already troubled family. The source is an unlikely one Meg that sends a shock through the community. Confident that her children will be safe from the condition, as it can only inherited if both parents have the disease, she is horrified to learn that her husband has been concealing his own symptoms. Doreen Lunt has been behaving oddly for the past few months, and not because of her pregnancy. But Magda is afraid to share her secret.
Meanwhile, Trixie and Cynthia deal with the case of a woman in her forties who is upset at having become pregnant comparatively late in life, even though her husband is delighted at the prospect. As during childbirths on Call the Midwife, this scene does not cut quickly away from pain or blood. On her way back to Nonnatus House, however, she discovers that the baby is actually alive. Camping equipment is dusted off, Dr. Trixie helps a family of four children who are regularly left alone by their mother in conditions of abject squalor, which brings back bad memories of her own childhood. Lady Browne, indeed, gets a good death. The Circle of Life Sister Monica Joan Judy Parfitt learns that the old medical kit bags will be replaced and discarded.
In her final days, she spends time with her grandson, Fred, and even plays cards with son-in-law Peter, taking the huge leap of telling him to call her by her first name: Artemis. Jessica Raine retains top billing for this episode, even though she is only seen briefly in a non-speaking role. The new au pair, Magda, is attractive and stylish, and Timothy has taken quite the liking to her. When Violet is incapacitated, Fred takes over running her shop, with disastrous results. In the aftermath of the incident Sister Evangelina asks to temporarily leave Nonnatus House to spend time with an. Sister Evangelina and Fred try out a new scooter. The convent is home to a small order of nuns consisting of Sister Julienne , Sister Evangelina , Sister Bernadette , and Sister Monica Joan.
For better and for worse at times, Jenny has dominated the series. Jimmy reappears, accompanied by his handsome colleague Alec, having been tasked by the council to survey the buildings in the area. Magda thus turns to her new friend Valerie — the two have bonded while preparing for an inaugural Poplar beauty pageant organized by Violet and Fred to raise money for charity. Turner Family Camping Trip Happier times are found in the Turner household when Shelagh with Timothy, readies for a camping trip. A partly-recovered Delia re-enters Patsy's life. Christopher reassures Trixie that Alexandra cares for her, but she remains skeptical of this new family dynamic.
Add to this that Wendy, the daughter, frequently falls and is covered in bruises, and the midwives begin to suspect that Gordon is abusing his family. The abuse she suffered is unthinkable and her story emotional because of it, but I liked seeing her come into her own through this tragedy and find her strength. But in short order, Dr. Back at Nonnatus, Sisters Hilda and Julienne discuss the dilemma of illegal abortion. For more background on the year the midwives and sisters are living through, see our of songs, films, advances in medicine and science and more. The truth is, the midwives cannot take on every ounce of pain they see or they would drown in it. She cannot prescribe bed rest or even relate to the women she is caring for.
And he will sleep in bed with Marjory — not Mae. Ultimately she is not elected, and is able to return to Nonnatus House, but Sister Winifred remains at the Mother House to work in the order's orphanage. Lombardi is pregnant with twins, and already has two sons. After some initial difficulties fitting in, Jenny's first assigned expectant mother is Conchita Warren, a Spanish woman who does not understand English and already has a huge family. The programme's has also included , , and as nuns living at the convent, and , , , and as other midwives. An elder Jenny is our narrator, so every episode is framed by her perspective. An ambulance rushes her to the hospital.