|UK||2014||60 Min||War . Drama|
This series follows a team of doctors, nurses, and female volunteers working in a front-line tented field hospital during the First World War. It's a daily battle to keep the soldiers well enough to fight. Low staff numbers cause the hospital to become more and more dependent upon its female volunteers, though some people see these women as more of a threat than anything else.
The wartime setting gives The Crimson Field” more gravitas than a “Downton-style soap but the premiere episode never gets too bleak.Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Full Review
It's a similar mix of highstakes drama and old-fashioned soap, but it's too soon to say if it carries the unexpected bite of "Midwife."Philadelphia Daily News Full Review