Articles Tagged 'Judy Parfitt'

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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. The period drama’s […]

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‘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. It was a terrific episode, containing many of the “aww” moments that fans […]

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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. Okay, okay, I exaggerate. But a single motorcycle did play a key role in the episode’s main comic subplot. Said […]

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‘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 by, or even a mention of, Chummy (played by Miranda […]

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‘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. Set in 1958 when abortion was still illegal in the […]

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‘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 episode of the British series. “By the time I’d been in Poplar for a year, I began to […]

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‘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 husband being a missionary for a 6-month posting. As if in compensation, a new regular, seemingly shy […]