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Christmas Special 2012

Period drama. As Poplar prepares for Christmas, an abandoned baby is discovered. While efforts are made to trace the mother, Jenny is caught up in a mystery.

Christmas is coming, and in Poplar the midwives of Nonnatus House are busier than ever. When an abandoned baby is discovered on the steps of the convent, the whole community rallies round to provide food and clothing, and to try and trace his mother.

Nurse Jenny Lee, meanwhile, gets caught up in the heartbreaking mystery that surrounds an elderly, semi-vagrant local woman, Mrs Jenkins.

For newly married Chummy, other challenges await, as she pulls out all the stops to mount a truly memorable children's nativity play.

1 hour, 20 minutes

Last on

Sun 30 Dec 2012 15:30

Credits

Role Contributor
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
Sister Bernadette Laura Main
PC Peter Noakes Ben Caplan
Dr Turner Stephen McGann
Fred Cliff Parisi
Mona Jones Joanne Matthews
Hilda Levons Monsay Whitney
Old Man Micky Baker
Mrs Ivy Duncan Lizzie Hopley
Lynette Duncan Ami Metcalf
Mrs Jenkins Sheila Reid
Jack Smith Jake Bailey
Timothy Turner Max Macmillan
Mr Duncan David Kennedy
Voice of Mature Jenny Vanessa Redgrave
Producer Hugh Warren
Director Philippa Lowthorpe
Writer Heidi Thomas

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