Episode 1

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Call the Midwife, Series 3 Episode 1 of 8

Duration: 1 hour

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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Jenny Lee
Jessica Raine
Sister Julienne
Jenny Agutter
Sister Evangelina
Pam Ferris
Chummy Noakes
Miranda Hart
Sister Monica Joan
Judy Parfitt
Trixie Franklin
Helen George
Cynthia Miller
Bryony Hannah
Shelagh Turner
Laura Main
Sister Winifred
Victoria Yeates
PC Peter Noakes
Ben Caplan
Dr Patrick Turner
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle
Cliff Parisi
Alec Jesmond
Leo Staar
Timothy Turner
Max Macmillan
Jack Smith
Jack Bailey
Joan Rickart
Hannah Edwards
Mrs Wiggs
Rachel Clarke
Merle Vickers
Gemma Salter
Billy Vickers
Tommy McDonnell
Mrs Torpy
Clare Cathcart
Sheryl Torpy
Elsie Marquez
Voice of Mature Jenny
Vanessa Redgrave
Hugh Warren
Thea Sharrock
Heidi Thomas


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