Love Child

It's 1969 in Kings Cross and Joan Miller (Jessica Marais), a smart and sophisticated midwife, returns home from London to take a job at the Kings Cross Hospital and find a new life for herself, at a time when Australia is coming of age and the new generation believes anything is possible.

Jonathan LaPaglia plays the charismatic Dr Patrick McNaughton, head of obstetrics at Kings Cross Hospital, and Mandy McElhinney plays Frances Bolton, the tough matron who also controls the running of Stanton House, a home for unwed pregnant young women.

Their lives intersect between Kings Cross Hospital, Stanton House and the wild streets of Darlinghurst beyond the hospital walls.

A powerful and uplifting series, Love Child tells the stories of young women and men fighting an unjust system in a world on the brink of change.

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Episode 10

Episode 3x10; Aug 1, 2016

Dr McNaughton is prepared to sacrifice his career to help Joan and Jim escape criminal charges. But is he too late? A drunken bucks night ruins Patty's plans for Martha and Bowditch's wedding. Viv faces a tough choice when Pete proposes to her.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x10: Episode 10Aug 1, 2016
3x09: Episode 9Aug 1, 2016
3x08: Episode 8Jul 31, 2016
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