The Field of Blood

The Field Of Blood

UK TV Premiere Date

Latest/Next UK Season: 2

Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: 08 August 2013 at 9:00 pm

UK Channel: BBC One

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Glasgow, 1984 – Paddy Meehan now has her dream job as a news reporter working alongside George McVie. But all this changes with the arrival of new Editor-in-Chief, Maloney, a no-nonsense woman in a man’s world, determined to bring the newspaper into the modern age – against editor Murray Devlin’s wishes.

With Maloney and Devlin at loggerheads in the newsroom, an innocuous call about a disturbance in an affluent part of the city leads Paddy and McVie to uncover dirty tricks, police corruption, a government cover-up and cold blooded murder.

Initially told by the police it’s a domestic disturbance, Paddy’s interest is spiked when she recognises the female victim as a well-known human rights lawyer, Vhairi Burnett. And when, next morning, news breaks that Vhairi has been found murdered, Paddy spots an opportunity to report the news story of a lifetime.

But her investigation will bring conflict to the newsroom as well as putting herself and McVie in grave danger as powerful forces attempt to silence the truth.

Paddy Meehan is played by Jayd Johnson, George McVie by Ford Kiernan, Maloney by Katherine Kelly, Murray Devlin by David Morrissey. Also starring Amy Manson, David Hayman and Michael Nardone.

Adapted from the novel The Dead Hour by Denise Mina, The Field of Blood is a Slate Films North production for BBC One through BBC Scotland.

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Country of Origin: UK

Additional Airing Notes:

Set in Glasgow during the miners’ strike of 1984, this two part drama stars David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) and Ford Kiernan (Chewin The Fat). Concludes the following day