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Episode 4

Episode 4 of 8

Drama series. Jenny needs all her skill as a midwife when she assists at the birth of a disabled baby, and Nonnatus House plays host to an eccentric acquaintance of Chummy's.

Returning from her stint at the London Hospital, Jenny needs all her skill as a midwife when she and Sister Evangelina assist at the birth of the Roberts' baby, who is born with spina bifida. The parents, Doug and Ruby, struggle to understand and accept their son's life-limiting condition. Jenny has never delivered a disabled child and she too struggles to accept the implications the illness could have for the child's future - abandonment and institutionalisation.

Nonnatus House, meanwhile, plays host to an acquaintance of Chummy's - the Reverend Applebee-Thornton, an eccentric cleric who befriends Jane.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 17 Feb 2013 13:25

Credits

Role Contributor
Sister Julienne Jenny Agutter
Sister Evangelina Pam Ferris
Sister Monica Joan Judy Parfitt
Trixie Franklin Helen George
Dr Turner Stephen McGann
Fred Cliff Parisi
Douglas Roberts Jamie Thomas King
Ruby Roberts Leanne Rowe
Rev Applebee-Thornton Jason Watkins
Jacob Colin Young

Broadcasts

  • Sun 10 Feb 2013 20:00
  • Sun 17 Feb 2013 13:20
  • Sun 17 Feb 2013 13:25