The Real Redcaps (2003): S01E02


A 2003 documentary about the British Army’s military police force.


Inside the Glasshouse in Colchester is C Block, a prison within a prison, where serious offenders are punished, while the alternative treatment for calming hard boys is a spell tending piglets in the Pig Unit.

Conventional education is available for all soldiers before they leave the services.

During her sentence, Sam Maunder, is the only girl inside, but she learns from her experience before returning to the RAF.

New recruits of 6 Platoon are finding training for RMP tougher than expected, but they stick together, especially when reconstructing a gory traffic accident with theatrical blood for realism.

The Real Redcaps Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Real Redcaps here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Presenter(s): Robson Green.
  • Release Date: 29 July 2003.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.