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The Field of Blood, BBC One | reviews, news & interviews

The Field of Blood, BBC One

The Field of Blood, BBC One

Murder and mardy journos in moody Glasgow

Paddy Meehan (Jayd Johnson) does as all good journos do and gets her pad outBBC

The overwhelming impression given in television of urban Scotland in the Eighties is of a land where people had discovered neither vegetables nor lightbulbs. The Field of Blood on BBC One last night went no way towards correcting this: as tenebrous as you might expect for a mini-series about child-killing, everything was shadows.

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