Where was The Crimson Field filmed for BBC? – TV Film Locations

A behind the scenes look at the filming of The Crimson Field - Image Credit: BBC/Nick Briggs

A behind the scenes look at the filming of The Crimson Field – Image Credit: BBC/Nick Briggs

Where did they film the  BBC TV series The Crimson Field?

Though this new BBC period-drama is set on the French coast during World War One, the main filming locations used were actually the fields of Wiltshire, England.

According to production designer Cristina Casali, this large scale set which was built from scratch especially for the show, is based on a real life hospital that was located in a fishing town in northern France.

Starting Sunday the 6th of April, 2014 at 9:00pm on BBC One, The Crimson Field is a six-part series based around a group of doctors, nurses and female volunteers working to save the lives of many British soldiers wounded during the horrific trench warfare of The Great War.

During the series, we see that this tented hospital not only acts as a physical boundary between the battlefield and home front, but also between the old rules and a new way of thinking.

Another BTS look at the on location filming - Image Credit: BBC/Nick Wall

Another BTS look at the on location filming in Wiltshire – Image Credit: BBC/Nick Wall

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