Some of the faces on Call The Midwife may have changed over the years but one thing has remained the same throughout.
That is the show’s uncanny knack of mixing hard-hitting – and often disturbing – drama with the kind of gentle comedy you might find on Still Open All Hours. There was a great example of that as the show returned for its eighth series last night.
The main storyline pulled few punches on the issue of backstreet abortions.
And it sat perfectly alongside Dr Turner (Stephen Mcgann) giving us his best Kenneth Williams face as he examined the “bleedin’ piles” of a