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Episode 2

Call the Midwife, Series 2 Episode 2 of 8

The Nonnatus community is rocked when the Kelly family's new born son dies tragically in unexplained circumstances. Cynthia, who had attended the birth, comes under intense scrutiny from the police and the pregnant women of Poplar. Despite reassurances from her friends and colleagues, Cynthia questions her own abilities and the immense strain takes its toll on her work and health.

Now fully ensconced in married life with PC Noakes, Chummy's decision to pursue her dream brings about a different sort of pressure as exciting changes lie ahead for the couple. Meanwhile, a chance encounter returns Jimmy to Jenny's life with surprising results.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Sun 3 Feb 2013 13:25
BBC One Channel Islands, HD, London, North East & Cumbria, Northern Ireland HD, Oxfordshire, Wales HD only


Role Contributor
Voice of Mature JennyVanessa Redgrave
Jenny LeeJessica Raine
Cynthia MillerBryony Hannah
PC Peter NoakesBen Caplan
Chummy NoakesMiranda Hart
Sister BernadetteLaura Main
Sheila CookeJenny Bolt
Irene KellyKirsty J Curtis
Sister JulienneJenny Agutter
Pat KellyEoin Geoghegan
Conor KellyAaron Harris
FredCliff Parisi
Trixie FranklinHelen George
Sister EvangelinaPam Ferris
Sister Monica JoanJudy Parfitt
JimmyGeorge Rainsford
Dr TurnerStephen McGann
Mrs PayneCarolyn Tomkinson
Francine TurnerCassandra Compton
Mr LennonAndrew Ashford
April LennonCatherine Skinner
Jack SmithJake Bailey
Timothy TurnerMax Macmillan
ProducerHugh Warren
DirectorRoger Goldby
WriterHarriet Warner

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