Fans of ‘Call The Midwife’ took to Twitter to praise the show on Sunday night, following scenes between nurse Patsy and another woman.
For the first time since Patsy, played by Emerald Fennell, arrived in the show last year, the producers addressed her sexuality, revealing that she is gay.
Patsy and Delia
Following the scenes, which saw Patsy spending time with St John’s Ambulance worker, Delia, a number of fans took to Twitter to discuss the storyline.
“#callthemidwife Patsy and Delia are adorable. This is gonna be a good story line,” wrote one fan, while another added: “sniffling all over the place at that ep. but awww, patsy has girlfriend! #callthemidwife.”
— Chelsea Haestier (@ChelseaHaestier) January 25, 2015
Geez, Call the Midwife was even more emotional than usual tonight. Looking forward to more Patsy and Deliah!
— Sophie Cooper (@SophcoCooper) January 25, 2015
Set in the 1960s, ‘Call The Midwife’ often tackles issues that would have been taboo, and its previous storylines have included single mothers, babies born with birth defects and adoption.
Now in its fourth series, ‘Call The Midwife’ is hugely popular with viewers, and the 2014 Christmas Special was the third most-watched show on Christmas Day.