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The Crimson Field (US broadcast)

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The Crimson Field (US broadcast)

Post by princess garnet » Mon June 22nd, 2015, 6:53 pm

Did anyone see "The Crimson Field" after "Poldark" on PBS last night? The series is set at a field hospital in 1915 France. I thought it was good so look forward to watching it. Of note, this show isn't part of the "Masterpiece" line up/name.
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Post by Divia » Tue June 23rd, 2015, 12:06 am

I totally forgot it was one :(
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I knew I recognized Mr. Molesley the moment I saw him.

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Post by EvangelineH » Thu July 2nd, 2015, 3:36 am

Keep watching!

It's so odd how PBS has treated TCF like an afterthought. It's perfect Masterpiece Theatre gold.
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Post by Amanda » Fri July 3rd, 2015, 2:17 am

I loved the series. Such a shame they chose not to continue with another season. I read somewhere that the writer had a number of season already written or in planing phases when they got the news.

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Post by Ludmilla » Fri July 10th, 2015, 1:32 pm

I'm trying to watch this. I usually watch shows by streaming on xfinity (via our comcast service) after they air. So... did episode 2 actually air on PBS? So far, they've only loaded ep 1 and 3. I went ahead and watched ep 3 without the 2nd one available. Odd!

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Post by EvangelineH » Sat July 11th, 2015, 7:17 am

[quote=""Ludmilla""]I'm trying to watch this. I usually watch shows by streaming on xfinity (via our comcast service) after they air. So... did episode 2 actually air on PBS? So far, they've only loaded ep 1 and 3. I went ahead and watched ep 3 without the 2nd one available. Odd![/quote]

Yes it aired last week. Maybe it's a glitch.
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Re: The Crimson Field (US broadcast)

Post by princess garnet » Mon July 27th, 2015, 10:55 pm

For those who watched this show, what did you think of it as a whole? (The final episode was last night)
I thought it was well done. It provided a good look into wartime medical care at the time. There was a tribute to Edith Clavell's memory which was fitting. Too bad we won't seeing more since there were enough storylines for a 2nd season.

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Re: The Crimson Field (US broadcast)

Post by Elizabeth » Tue July 28th, 2015, 10:39 am

I've liked it very much, and I had no idea last Sunday's episode was the last one. And a one-shot mini-series with no further seasons! You're right, Princess Garnet, there were so many storylines left to explore. I'm disappointed. :(
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Post by fljustice » Thu July 30th, 2015, 3:31 pm

I've been catching up on DVR and have one more episode. I agree, too bad they're not continuing the series, lots of good material to mine.
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