History Series / CallTheMidwife

22nd Feb '17 1:10:48 PM RoseAndHeather
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Later additions include [[{{Adorkable}} adorably dorky]] Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates), briskly lively Patsy Mount (Emerald Fennell), sweet-but-naive Barbara Gilbert (Charlotte Ritchie), gruff veteran nurse Phyllis Crane (Linda Bassett), shy, competent Delia Busby (Kate Lamb), and experienced Army nurse Valerie Dyer (Jennifer Kirby). Weaving in and out of all these characters' lives are the colourful working-class folk who populate the district of Poplar.

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Later additions include [[{{Adorkable}} adorably dorky]] Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates), briskly lively Patsy Mount (Emerald Fennell), sweet-but-naive Barbara Gilbert (Charlotte Ritchie), gruff veteran nurse Phyllis Crane (Linda Bassett), local [[TheVicar curate]] Tom Hereward, shy, competent Delia Busby (Kate Lamb), and experienced Army nurse Valerie Dyer (Jennifer Kirby). Weaving in and out of all these characters' lives are the colourful working-class folk who populate the district of Poplar.
22nd Feb '17 1:09:38 PM RoseAndHeather
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Characters include [[NaiveNewcomer Jenny Lee]] (Jessica Raine), the lead character; Jenny's fellow nurses, clumsy but lovely [[HugeSchoolgirl Chummy]] (Miranda Hart), quietly sweet [[NotSoWeak Cynthia]] (Bryony Hannah), and bubbly glamour girl [[EveryoneLovesBlondes Trixie]] (Helen George); the nuns of Nonnatus House, spirited, saintly nun-in-charge [[TeamMum Sister]] [[SilkHidingSteel Julienne]] (Creator/JennyAgutter), snarky and hard-nosed [[BattleaxeNurse Sister]] [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Evangelina]] (Pam Ferris), gentle, young, dedicated [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold Sister]] [[TheReliableOne Bernadette]] (Laura Main), and possibly-senile, possibly-profound, elderly [[CloudCuckoolander Sister Monica Joan]] (Judy Parfitt); [[{{Handyman}} Fred]] Buckle (Cliff Parisi), the good-natured handyman; and [[TheMedic Dr Patrick Turner]] (Stephen [=McGann=]), the compassionate, widowed local physician who works with Nonnatus House.

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Characters include [[NaiveNewcomer Jenny Lee]] (Jessica Raine), the lead character; Jenny's fellow nurses, clumsy but lovely [[HugeSchoolgirl Chummy]] (Miranda Hart), quietly sweet [[NotSoWeak Cynthia]] (Bryony Hannah), and bubbly glamour girl [[EveryoneLovesBlondes Trixie]] (Helen George); the nuns of Nonnatus House, spirited, saintly nun-in-charge [[TeamMum Sister]] [[SilkHidingSteel Julienne]] (Creator/JennyAgutter), snarky and hard-nosed [[BattleaxeNurse Sister]] [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Evangelina]] (Pam Ferris), gentle, young, dedicated [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold Sister]] [[TheReliableOne Bernadette]] (Laura Main), and possibly-senile, possibly-profound, elderly [[CloudCuckoolander Sister Monica Joan]] (Judy Parfitt); [[{{Handyman}} Fred]] Buckle (Cliff Parisi), the good-natured handyman; and [[TheMedic Dr Patrick Turner]] (Stephen [=McGann=]), the compassionate, widowed compassionate local physician who works with Nonnatus House.
22nd Feb '17 1:09:13 PM RoseAndHeather
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Characters include [[NaiveNewcomer Jenny Lee]] (Jessica Raine), the lead character; Jenny's fellow nurses, clumsy but lovely [[HugeSchoolgirl Chummy]] (Miranda Hart), quietly sweet [[NotSoWeak Cynthia]] (Bryony Hannah), and bubbly glamour girl [[EveryoneLovesBlondes Trixie]] (Helen George); the nuns of Nonnatus House, spirited, saintly nun-in-charge [[TeamMum Sister]] [[SilkHidingSteel Julienne]] (Creator/JennyAgutter), snarky and hard-nosed [[BattleaxeNurse Sister]] [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Evangelina]] (Pam Ferris), gentle, young, dedicated [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold Sister]] [[TheReliableOne Bernadette]] (Laura Main), and possibly-senile, possibly-profound, elderly [[CloudCuckoolander Sister Monica Joan]] (Judy Parfitt); [[{{Handyman}} Fred]] Buckle (Cliff Parisi), the good-natured handyman; and [[TheMedic Dr Patrick Turner]] (Stephen [=McGann=]), the compassionate, widowed local physician who works with Nonnatus House. Later additions include [[{{Adorkable}} adorably dorky]] Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates), briskly lively Patsy Mount (Emerald Fennell), sweet-but-naive Barbara Gilbert (Charlotte Ritchie), gruff veteran nurse Phyllis Crane (Linda Bassett), and shy, competent Delia Busby (Kate Lamb). Weaving in and out of all these characters' lives are the colourful working-class folk who populate the district of Poplar.

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Characters include [[NaiveNewcomer Jenny Lee]] (Jessica Raine), the lead character; Jenny's fellow nurses, clumsy but lovely [[HugeSchoolgirl Chummy]] (Miranda Hart), quietly sweet [[NotSoWeak Cynthia]] (Bryony Hannah), and bubbly glamour girl [[EveryoneLovesBlondes Trixie]] (Helen George); the nuns of Nonnatus House, spirited, saintly nun-in-charge [[TeamMum Sister]] [[SilkHidingSteel Julienne]] (Creator/JennyAgutter), snarky and hard-nosed [[BattleaxeNurse Sister]] [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Evangelina]] (Pam Ferris), gentle, young, dedicated [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold Sister]] [[TheReliableOne Bernadette]] (Laura Main), and possibly-senile, possibly-profound, elderly [[CloudCuckoolander Sister Monica Joan]] (Judy Parfitt); [[{{Handyman}} Fred]] Buckle (Cliff Parisi), the good-natured handyman; and [[TheMedic Dr Patrick Turner]] (Stephen [=McGann=]), the compassionate, widowed local physician who works with Nonnatus House.

Later additions include [[{{Adorkable}} adorably dorky]] Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates), briskly lively Patsy Mount (Emerald Fennell), sweet-but-naive Barbara Gilbert (Charlotte Ritchie), gruff veteran nurse Phyllis Crane (Linda Bassett), and shy, competent Delia Busby (Kate Lamb).Lamb), and experienced Army nurse Valerie Dyer (Jennifer Kirby). Weaving in and out of all these characters' lives are the colourful working-class folk who populate the district of Poplar.
20th Feb '17 6:31:31 PM Kyrillion
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** Given that the show is all about the vulnerability of life, especially that of infants, this show half-runs on this trope.

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** Given that the show is all about the vulnerability fragility of life, especially that of infants, and set amongst the socially vulnerable, this show half-runs on this trope.
20th Feb '17 6:19:56 PM Kyrillion
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** Given that the show is all about the vulnerability of life, especially that of infants, this show half-runs on this trope.
29th Jan '17 1:11:29 PM lakingsif
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* BadassGay: Patsy is a lady who loves other ladies and also kicks ass. Her girlfriend, Delia, also appears to fit this trope as they are both bold women.

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* BadassGay: Patsy is a lady who loves other ladies and also kicks ass. ass -- a specific example being the fact that ''she grew up in a POW camp in the Far East''. Her girlfriend, Delia, also appears to fit this trope as they are both bold women.women -- Delia standing up to her mother after getting temporary amnesia in order to return to Patsy is quite badass indeed.
29th Jan '17 1:09:46 PM lakingsif
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** In the episode when [[spoiler:Patsy leaves for Hong Kong, when they're saying goodbye]], they go in for a kiss only for Fred to open the door at the very last second.
18th Jan '17 9:33:29 PM RoseAndHeather
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The programme debuted in January 2012, and began airing its fifth series in 2016 -- by which time it had ''already'' been renewed for a sixth.

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The programme debuted in January 2012, and began airing its fifth series in 2016 -- by which time it had ''already'' been renewed for a sixth.
sixth. Later that year, the BBC ordered three ''more'' series, taking the programme through 2020 and a ninth series.
8th Jan '17 8:32:51 PM CMurr790
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** Timothy Turner suddenly coming down with polio. By the time his father gets there, he's trapped in an iron lung, and his stepmother is in hysterics. He does recover, though.

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** Timothy Turner suddenly coming down with polio. By the time his father gets there, he's trapped in an iron lung, and his stepmother soon-to-be-stepmother is in hysterics. He does recover, though.
8th Jan '17 11:10:28 AM CMurr790
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** Timothy Turner, Dr Turner's ten-year-old son.

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** Timothy Turner, Dr Turner's ten-year-old son.
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