NORDIC NOIR Bäckström renewed for a second series

Swedish crime drama Bäckström has been renewed for a second series. The series, which premiered in Sweden on TV4/C More last spring (and has since been picked up by Acorn TV for UK broadcast) will once again see Kjell Bergqvist play the titular character, based on the books by Leif GW Persson. TV4 says: “Kjell…

NORDIC NOIR Beck renewed for four new episodes

We’re hearing that Swedish service C More has ordered four new Beck films. The long-running detective show – based on the novels by  Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö – was recently extended after seven series with four new episodes. Now we’re hearing that four more have been ordered. Expressen reveals that the first of the four new…