Call The Midwife Season 8 Episode 8 Review

Join John Comerford, Courtney Stewart, and Tamara Berg to break down episode 8 of season 8 of Call The Midwife in which Valerie reports her grandmother to the police, and she is put on trial. Initially she pleads not guilty and is defiant about her actions, but the nuns persuade Cathy, the aspiring model who had an abortion earlier in the year, to testify. After hearing her evidence, Elsie changes her plea and is sentenced to six years in prison. The Turners are saddened by May’s departure, but after the adoption process collapses, she is returned to them. Sister Hilda helps a terminally ill young woman fulfil a dream by attending a dance.


It follows newly qualified midwife Jenny, who joins an eccentric, lovable community of nuns who are nurses at Nonnatus House. Jenny is surprised to find herself at a convent — she thought she was being sent to a small private hospital — and is initially daunted by her surroundings, most notably the formidable Sister Evangelina and the unconventional Sister Monica Joan. But Jenny gradually begins to find her way and develops incredible friendships among the nurses, as they are drawn into the lives and homes of the women and families they treat..

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