Call The Midwife
Based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth, this series is a story of midwifery in London's East End starting in the 1950s. It follows a young Jenny Lee as she and her fellow midwives, attached to an order of nursing nuns, navigate the crowded East End streets teeming with children, workers and a culture remarkably different from the wealthy English countryside where Jenny was raised. With season 5, it's 1961 and Poplar is beginning to feel the winds of social change, along with improvements in housing, sanitation and healthcare.
Episode #501H Duration: 55:51 STEREO TV14
Witness a couple's disagreement over the future of their child, born without arms and legs. Patsy, elated to find Delia fully recovered from her accident, is dismayed to learn that Delia's mother wants her to move back home to Wales.
Episode #401H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14
Nurse Barbara Gilbert arrives at Nonnatus and, after a disastrous start, earns the respect of her colleagues by helping a new mother overcome difficulties. Trixie faces one of the most emotionally draining cases of her career, and the Turners broker a domestic deal that breaks the mold for the 1950s and 60s. Sister Evangelina finally agrees to undergo tests for her abdominal pain.
Episode #502H Duration: 55:51 STEREO TV14
Barbara is caught between a stressed expectant mother and her impecunious husband. Sister Evangeline's vocal objection to the sale of baby formula distresses a new mother who's unable to breastfeed.
Episode #402H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14
Two things become clear: new nurse Phyllis Crane is not going to fit in easily and Sister Julienne and a prospective benefactor knew each other many years ago. Meanwhile, everyone involved in a difficult birth is overwhelmed by the outcome, Patsy is poised to take over as scout leader and Tom dampens Trixie's plans for an extravagant engagement party.
Episode #503H Duration: 55:51 STEREO TV14
Learn why the pressure is on at Nonnatus House to find the source of a dangerous case of typhoid. Witness the reactions to an unwed schoolteacher's pregnancy.
Episode #403H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14-L
A mother's life is turned upside down when her husband is arrested for gross indecency with a man. After Nurse Crane meets a clearly malnourished pregnant woman, a home visit reveals that she has given a false address and seems to have disappeared. Trixie is delighted when Tom asks her to oversee an official church duty. At Nonnatus House, Sister Monica Joan deliberately undermines Fred's attempts to bring a rat infestation under control.
Episode #504H Duration: 55:51 STEREO TV14
See how Sister Julienne's faith is tested by a limbless child and how a teenage pregnancy poses a problem for a young man who must choose between pursuing his studies or staying in the tenements to provide for his fiancee and their child.
Episode #404H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14
Sister Winifred's eyes are opened to Poplar's seedy underworld when she cares for an expectant prostitute. Meanwhile, Barbara struggles to understand why an expectant father would put undue pressure on his wife to bear a son, and Sister Monica Joan feels redundant as the busy midwives go about their work. The bishop's meeting with Tom leads to an argument between Trixie and Tom.