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Episode 1

Call the Midwife, Series 3 Episode 1 of 8

As Jenny struggles to care for exhausted mother Merle Vickers and her two sickly sons, it is Sister Monica Joan who holds the key to the diagnosis of their mystery illness. Meanwhile, Chummy calls on her royal connections for the official opening of the new ante-natal and baby clinic, and Nonnatus House welcomes a new resident, Sister Winifred.

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58 minutes

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Sun 19 Jan 2014 20:00

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Role Contributor
Jenny LeeJessica Raine
Sister JulienneJenny Agutter
Sister EvangelinaPam Ferris
Chummy NoakesMiranda Hart
Sister Monica JoanJudy Parfitt
Trixie FranklinHelen George
Cynthia MillerBryony Hannah
Shelagh TurnerLaura Main
Sister WinifredVictoria Yeates
PC Peter NoakesBen Caplan
Dr Patrick TurnerStephen McGann
Fred BuckleCliff Parisi
Alec JesmondLeo Staar
Timothy TurnerMax Macmillan
Jack SmithJack Bailey
Joan RickartHannah Edwards
Mrs WiggsRachel Clarke
Merle VickersGemma Salter
Billy VickersTommy McDonnell
Mrs TorpyClare Cathcart
Sheryl TorpyElsie Marquez
Voice of Mature JennyVanessa Redgrave
ProducerHugh Warren
DirectorThea Sharrock
WriterHeidi Thomas

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