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.
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
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 20 April 2014.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Rating: 15.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.