The Crimson Field (2014): S01E05


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.


The disruptive Major Ballard, head of a troop of Indian Sepoys, arrives at the hospital, desperate to return to the fighting. Establishing that, like himself, Matron has lived in India, he asks for her personal attention but she discovers that he is going blind. As a career soldier he is angry at the thought of being invalided back home and Matron has to stop him fighting a potentially suicidal duel. After he has gone she pulls out a photo of an Indian man. Jaco, who has been trying to locate Joan’s lover Anton, is attacked and, when Kitty tends to his wounds, he …

The Crimson Field Series

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Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 04 May 2014.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: 15.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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