Call the Midwife viewers in tears as ‘little’ Timothy Turner heads off to medical school all grown up
CALL the Midwife fans were reduced to tears as grown-up Timothy Turner left home to go to medical school in the series ten finale.
Call the Midwife’s series ten finale on Sunday featured a poignant time for the Turner family as Timothy readies to leave for medical school in Edinburgh.
But fans can’t get over how much Timothy has grown since his first appearance in series two.
Actor Max, 20, plays Timothy Turner in the hit BBC period drama.
Max first joined the show back in 2012 when his character was introduced in the Christmas Special as Dr Turner’s mischievous son Timothy.
But viewers got emotional as Timothy prepared to leave home to join a medical school, following in the footsteps of his GP dad Patrick Turner.
Timothy put on a white doctor’s coat has he prepared to leave for med school and looked instantly grown-up.
Fans have seen Timothy grow up from series two all the way up to series 10 as he is now a 19-year-old man.
One viewer said: “Not me crying real tears seeing Timothy Turner with a doctor’s coat on #callthemidwife.”
A second wrote: “I’m getting a little emotional seeing Timothy Turner all grown up.”
Another penned: “Oh dear, I’m getting all tearful remembering how little Timothy was when his father fell in love with Shelagh.”
The episode showed Miss Higgins gift Timothy her beloved pen as she said goodbye.
Elsewhere in the episode, Nonnatus House struggled to come to terms with Nancy’s revelation.
With Sister Julienne taking her annual leave at the Mother House, Sister Hilda relished the chance to cover and impress with her leadership.
Sister Frances and Trixie are appalled to learn that Poplar’s housing crisis has worsened and the Nonnatus team vowed to fight for change.
Cyril received news from home, prompting him and Lucille to consider their own future.
Meanwhile, a very special baby was born, which caused a rift in a close-knit family and led many people to count their blessings.
Call the Midwife is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.