Judy Parfitt

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap: Chummy Takes on Diaper Duty and Trixie Goes on a Disastrous Date

They were bringing in the sheaves on Call the Midwife’s latest episode (Season Three, Ep. 6). But not to worry.

Recap: Jenny Gets Bossy and There is Much Heavy Breathing on ‘Call The Midwife’

Let’s get the really big news out of the way first: Midwife Trixie Franklin (Helen George) models a new pixie haircut in the second episode of Season 3. She says she was inspired to adopt the ‘do after seeing actress Jean Seberg’s ...

Recap: It’s Chummy to the Rescue in the ‘Call the Midwife’ Season Opener

Call the Midwife, the British series about a group of nurse-midwives and nuns who help the poor in London’s East End in the late 1950s, got off to a promising start with its season opener on PBS. There was even a royal visit.

What’s in Store for the Cast of ‘Call the Midwife’?

The cast members of Call the Midwife can do more than just deliver babies.

The hit British series, which airs on BBC in the U.K. and concluded its second season last month on PBS in the U.S., features a large ensemble cast of 11 main players plus Vanessa Redgrave, who is heard only in voiceover.

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap, Season 2, Episode 8

There were happy endings and new beginnings even as possible threats gathered on the horizon by the time the end credits rolled on the Season 2 finale of Call the Midwife, the popular BBC-produced series that airs on PBS in the U.S.

Call the Midwife’ Recap, Season 2, Episode 7

Nonnatus House meets Hell’s Angels. That was what happened in the latest episode of Call the Midwife, with leather-wearing nuns and helmeted midwives zooming about on powerful, low rider hogs through London’s East End in 1958.

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap, Season 2, Episode 6

This week’s episode of Call the Midwife, the British series about a group of nurses and nuns who see to the medical needs of the poor living in London’s East End in the late 1950s, was a solid one.  It lacked only in an appearance ...

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap, Season 2, Episode 5

In an episode that would spark massive controversy if it were on an American TV show, the focus was squarely on birth control and abortion in the latest chapter of Call the Midwife, the popular BBC show that airs on the PBS in the U.S.

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap, Season 2, Episode 4

Her confidence may be growing with each case that she handles but Jenny Lee (Jessica Raine), the young nurse-midwife who’s the heroine of Call the Midwife, realizes that she doesn’t have all the answers in this especially strong ...

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap, Season 2, Episode 3

No Chummy.  Fans of the strapping midwife had to go cold turkey during the third episode of this season’s Call the Midwife as the character of Chummy, so memorably played by Miranda Hart, is off in Sierra Leone with her policeman ...