The Best Episodes Directed by Philippa Lowthorpe

Episode 2

#1 - Episode 2

Call the Midwife Season 1 - Episode 2

A new girl arrives Nonnatus House and finds it hard to earn the respect of Sister Evangelina. Jenny sees an unfamiliar darker side of life following an encounter with a runaway.

star 8.07
718 votes
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Vergangenheit

#2 - Vergangenheit

The Crown Season 2 - Episode 6

A secret World War II document opens Elizabeth's eyes to grim realities about a family member. The Duke of Windsor campaigns to re-enter public life.

star 8.05
1859 votes
Marionettes

#3 - Marionettes

The Crown Season 2 - Episode 5

After Elizabeth makes a tone-deaf speech at a Jaguar factory, she and the monarchy come under public attack from an outspoken lord.

star 7.97
1818 votes
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Episode 1

#4 - Episode 1

Call the Midwife Season 1 - Episode 1

Jenny Lee starts her career as a midwife at Nonnatus House in London. She is surprised to find that it is a nursing convent and not a hospital. Her first case is a woman existing her 25th child!

star 7.81
870 votes
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Episode 3

#5 - Episode 3

Call the Midwife Season 1 - Episode 3

Jenny does some district nursing to extend her community practice experience and befriends an old soldier with awful leg ulcers. Trixie and Cynthia enrol Winnie Lawson as a new patient.

star 7.80
530 votes
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Tuesday – The Daughter

#6 - Tuesday – The Daughter

The Third Day Season 1 - Episode 5

As the islanders prepare for a fateful birth, Helen reveals her true intentions in coming to Osea and, after joining a search party, is pressed on her past. A peculiar girl befriends Ellie and offers to take her to a mysterious place closed off to outsiders.

star 7.38
255 votes
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Monday – The Mother

#7 - Monday – The Mother

The Third Day Season 1 - Episode 4

Helen surprises her two daughters, Tallulah and Ellie, with a trip to Osea Island for Ellie's birthday. After finding that the cottage she booked is suspiciously no longer available, Helen scours the island for a place to stay, but finds resistance at every turn.

star 7.18
267 votes
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Last Day – The Dark

#8 - Last Day – The Dark

The Third Day Season 1 - Episode 6

With a battle for power brewing, Helen comes face to face with what she's been searching for since arriving on the island. When the sisters are separated, Tallulah witnesses a gruesome act of violence, and Ellie learns of their mother's hidden agenda. As tensions reach a fever pitch for all those on Osea Island, Helen and her girls make a desperate final attempt to escape.

star 7.03
254 votes
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