The Crimson Field (2014): S01E03


Introduction

The Crimson Field is a British period drama television series that was broadcast beginning on BBC One on 06 April 2014.

The series shows the lives of medics and the patients at a fictional field hospital in France during the First World War.

Outline

Private Albert Nicholls has had a hand shot off but loathsome Major Yelland claims he is a malingerer who wounded himself to get out of the war and, despite the efforts of Colonel Brett and Matron, he is court-martialled and shot. Yelland, an incompetent and snobbish surgeon, taunts Thomas Gillan over his experimental treatment to save a patient’s leg with a prosthetic, though Thomas is successful and Yelland is moved away. Meanwhile young Irishman Enda Peach stages a naked revolt against the hated British, drawing an unusual response from the sergeant who sees him as…

The Crimson Field Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Crimson Field here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 20 April 2014.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: 15.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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