Who dies in the Call the Midwife train crash?
However, tonight's episode saw more upset as two characters were confirmed dead as a result: train driver Lionel Corbett (Marc Elliott) and fellow passenger Dorothy Carnie (Stephanie Jacob). Here's all you need to know about the train crash which left the residents of Poplar in shock.
Dorothy Carnie (Stephanie Jacob) the tea lady on the train who had been a long-time patient of Dr Turner and Sister Julienne, sadly passed away after sustaining injuries in the train crash.
Unfortunately, things did not turn out so well for two other characters. Dorothy Carnie (Stephanie Jacob), who worked serving tea to passengers on the train, was seriously hurt in the crash. She died soon after.
Call the Midwife's Trixie Franklin left halfway through series 11, due to actress Helen George's pregnancy. But you can rest assured that she is returning for some big storylines in series 12, which is currently filming now. Speaking to Radio Times, the show's creator Heidi Thomas said: "Trixie rejoins us.
They both lost consciousness and are in pain—Dr. Turner's wrist may be broken and he suffered head trauma, while Sister Julienne's ribs may be broken—but they're alive after their train crashed into another. The door out is blocked, however, and neither of them can move much.
Turner's surgery, that she learns Lionel has died in the train crash. Despite this, she refuses to tell Edina about his death until after she has given birth to her baby.
Instead, George's absence in the immediate future is for a very simple reason: Maternity leave. The actress was expecting during production of season 11, and this break allowed her the time to welcome a new addition to her family.
The actress was forced to take a break from the show in 2021 after travel restrictions prevented her from getting back to the UK for filming.
Sadly one of the first confirmed fatalities was Lionel, and it transpired he had an undetected brain tumour. The midwives at Nonnatus House had no choice but to break the devastating news to his wife after she had given birth.
Call the Midwife season 12 will see the return of all our favourites from Nonnatus House. Call the Midwife is the annual highlight for many TV fans, and we can now start getting excited about the return of the show as filming for Call the Midwife season 12 is well underway.
Who does Trixie marry in Call the Midwife?
Trixie's relationship with Reverend Tom Hereward
Tom was the Reverend of Poplar, London, and works closely alongside the nuns of Nonnatus House, and he ended up becoming a key character. He got close to Trixie throughout his time working in the area, and he proposes to her at the beginning of season four.
There is no formal sign that she is leaving, and we wouldn't rule out a return to the series before the end of this season. We've seen characters take temporary absences before on the show, and odds are we'll continue to see them in some form moving forward.
Sister Mary Cynthia returns to Nonnatus House in the upcoming episode of CALL THE MIDWIFE.
Thanks to the Daily Express' recap of the Season 11 finale, however, we know that both characters survive the wreck. Sister Julienne suffered broken ribs, and Dr. Turner got a nasty blow to the head, but the latter's trainee doctor son, Timothy (Max Macmillan), help them escape the wreckage.
The Call the Midwife family has been deeply saddened by the sudden death of the actress Clare Cathcart. As fans of Series 3 will remember, Clare played Mrs Torpy, the Noakes' Irish neighbour, who gave birth in Chummy's house shortly after Princess Margaret's visit.
Turner is actually gone — or that McGann is leaving the show. We're talking about one of the faces of the series; not only that, but a man who is married to none other than series writer Heidi Thomas! Unless the actor really wanted to move on to other things, we can't see him saying goodbye to this world.
Baby Lin turns out OK, but Ursula can't recover. She decides to leave Nonnatus House and places Sister Julienne back in charge. Even after committing a cardinal sin by taking Sister Monica Joan's candy, Sister Ursula is able to reconcile with her before her departure.
On the train, Nancy stumbles out of the bathroom with minor injuries only to discover that the door to her train car where she left Sister Julienne and Dr. Turner has been blocked by debris. Another passenger helps her off the train to safety despite her pleas to go back.
In the Call the Midwife finale, fans saw a woman named Edina give birth and it was then revealed that she was Mrs Lionel Corbett. Having just given birth to her son, she was informed that her husband would never meet their baby and that she was now a widow by the midwives.
Nurse Shelagh finally got through to Nonnatus House when Cyril answered and explained that the train in the wreckage was in fact the one Dr. Turner and his colleagues were on.
Who does Trixie end up with in Call the Midwife?
Christopher later reveals that he has a 6-year-old daughter (Alexandra Dockerill) from a previous marriage. Trixie is reluctant to meet her, concerned that she will not be good for her. In the Series 6 finale, Trixie meets Alexandra, and the pairing have an instantaneously close relationship.
Not exactly. The show was inspired by a series of memoirs written by Jennifer Worth—Call the Midwife, Shadows of the Workhouse, and Farewell to the East End. Though many of the characters and situations, particularly in the early seasons, are borrowed from Worth's books, the show is nonetheless a work of fiction.
Shelagh Turner (played by Laura Main) and Dr Patrick Turner (Stephen McGann) were devastated when the doctor's son Timothy (Max Macmillan) was diagnosed with polio. The schoolboy recovered from the virus and Call the Midwife viewers watched as he slowly regained independent use of his legs.