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Call the Midwife

Christmas Special 2014

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

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The episode opens in 2005 with Jennifer Worth at home preparing for Christmas with husband Philip. She reminisces about the friends and colleagues of her youth at Nonnatus House, and as she talks we cut back to 1959.

Rehearsals are under way for the Sunday School Christmas concert and while Chummy tries to choreograph dancing snowflakes, Trixie sets to work designing a Father Christmas outfit for Fred to wear.

Chummy is enlisted to help run a poorly managed mother and baby home and with Patsy's help succeeds in bringing some Christmas joy into the residents' lives.

Cynthia is drawn deeply into a case concerning two former residents of a Victorian mental hospital who have been left to fend for themselves and are barely coping. This causes Cynthia to make a life-changing decision.

There is but one question in all of their hearts, though it goes unspoken - what will 1960 bring? Show less


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
Patsy Mount:
Emerald Fennell
Sister Winifred:
Victoria Yeates
PC Peter Noakes:
Ben Caplan
Dr Patrick Turner:
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle:
Cliff Parisi
Mature Jennifer Worth:
Vanessa Redgrave
Philip Worth:
Ronald Pickup
Freddie Noakes:
Liam Kiff
Timothy Turner:
Max Macmillan
Tom Hereward:
Jack Ashton
Denise Henshall:
Lea Jackson
Mrs Henshall:
Lucy Black
Stall Holder:
Simon Sherlock
Sister Maltby:
Ruth Sheen
Yvonne Corless:
Josie Farmiloe
Miss French:
Anna Farnworth
Len Warren:
Tim Faraday
Hugh Warren
Pearl Winston:
Lorraine Stanley
David Annen
Jenny Lee:
Jessica Raine
Mrs Hawkes:
Lacey Bond
Maureen Warren:
Hayley Squires
Conchita Warren:
Carolina Valdes

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