Quietly competent young Joanna moves with her scatterbrain mother to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. She soon overcomes the suspicion of her patients used to ... See full summary »
Joan Sims was originally cast in the title role but put on weight before production started. Producer Peter Rogers recast the part with Juliet Mills but offered Sims any other role for the same top billing and salary, and she chose the part of Deborah, the vicar's daughter.
Do you mind if I smoke?
Joanna Jones: I don't mind if you curl at the edges.
Deborah cuts Joanna dead before she learns about Joanna going out to dinner with Doctor Golfrey, apparently a reel is in the wrong order.