Call the Midwife’s Helen George congratulates Emerald Fennel on her Oscars win in touching tribute

Bethan Rose Jenkins
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Photo credit: John Phillips - Getty Images
Photo credit: John Phillips - Getty Images

Helen George, who plays Trixie in Call the Midwife, has written a touching tribute to former co-star Emerald Fennel congratulating her Oscars award win. 

Emerald won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay for her film Promising Young Woman, starring Carey Mulligan.

Helen shared a photo of pregnant Emerald holding her award in a shimmering pink and green dress with ruffled detailing, made by Gucci. 

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Alongside the image, Helen wrote a lovely tribute to “the most talented, beautiful, hardworking woman.” 

She said that “the best person in the world has won a bloody Oscar” and said she was “so proud of Emerald.”

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Helen also added, “how stunning does she look?”

Fans were quick to respond, agreeing Emerald looked “beautiful” and praising her achievement. 

“Utter queen!” wrote one commenter, while others added they were “thrilled to bits” and said the award was “so well deserved.”

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Emerald Fennell played Nurse Patsy Mount in Call the Midwife before taking on the role of Camilla Parker Bowles in Netflix’s The Crown. As well as writing Oscar-winning films, Emerald’s writing credits also include the hugely successful Killing Eve for which she was also executive producer.

The screenwriter and actor directed Promising Young Woman while pregnant with her first child. She is now pregnant with her second baby with her partner Chris Vernon and collected her award wearing custom Gucci trainers instead of high heels on the red carpet.

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