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Call the Midwife

Episode #5.1 (Season 5, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 58 min | Drama, History

As Easter approaches, the nuns prepare for celebrations, while Trixie is taken up with a new exercise class, Patsy awaits Delia's decision, and the group are shaken by the birth of a severely deformed baby.
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Showrunner
Writers
Heidi Thomas (created and written by) | Jennifer Worth (inspired by the memoirs of)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Rebecca Wright (as Rebecca Wright CDG)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 17, 2016

Release date
Apr 3, 2016 (United States)
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27 cast members
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Vanessa Redgrave
Mature Jennifer Worth (voice) Mature Jennifer Worth (voice)   See fewer
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Helen George
Nurse Trixie Franklin Nurse Trixie Franklin   See fewer
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Charlotte Ritchie
Nurse Barbara Gilbert Nurse Barbara Gilbert   See fewer
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Alix Dunmore
Instructress Instructress   See fewer
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Laura Main
Shelagh Turner Shelagh Turner   See fewer
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James McLelland
Perry Mullucks (as Jamie McLelland) Perry Mullucks (as Jamie McLelland)   See fewer
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Liz White
Rhoda Mullucks Rhoda Mullucks   See fewer
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Bart Edwards
Denny Wray Denny Wray   See fewer
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Emerald Fennell
Nurse Patsy Mount Nurse Patsy Mount   See fewer
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Linda Bassett
Nurse Phyllis Crane Nurse Phyllis Crane   See fewer
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Jenny Agutter
Sister Julienne Sister Julienne   See fewer
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Bryony Hannah
Sister Mary Cynthia Sister Mary Cynthia   See fewer
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Victoria Yeates
Sister Winifred Sister Winifred   See fewer
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Lily-Rose Aslandogdu
Belinda Mullucks Belinda Mullucks   See fewer
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Judy Parfitt
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Pam Ferris
Sister Evangelina Sister Evangelina   See fewer
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Chris Reilly
Bernie Mullucks Bernie Mullucks   See fewer
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Cliff Parisi
Fred Buckle Fred Buckle   See fewer
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Jack Ashton
Tom Hereward Tom Hereward   See fewer
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Stephen McGann
Dr. Patrick Turner Dr. Patrick Turner   See fewer
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Maggie McCarthy
Olive Nattrass Olive Nattrass   See fewer
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Alice Brown
Angela Turner Angela Turner   See fewer
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Kate Lamb
Delia Busby Delia Busby   See fewer
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Maxine Evans
Mrs. Busby Mrs. Busby   See fewer
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Chris Cowlin
Docker (uncredited) Docker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karl Farrer
Passerby (uncredited) Passerby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Indian Father (uncredited) Indian Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.5 / 10 | 352 votes