Stella Blómkvist to hit Sundance Now in April

Poldark star, Heida Reed, confirmed on her Instagram account a few days ago that Stella Blómkvist – the much-anticipated Icelandic series from Viaplay – would come to the UK. Now we know where and when. Sundance Now streaming service has added Stella Blómkvist to its global canon of crime dramas (see here), and has slated an April premiere…

Baltasar Kormákur: series three of Trapped in the pipeline

We’re waiting with bated breath for BBC Four to announce the transmission date for series two of Trapped, but here’s some news to warm the winter cockles: it looks like it will be back for a third series, and, according to its creator Baltasar Kormákur, work has already started. Speaking with the Icelandic state broadcaster, RUV,…

RVK releases new Trapped series two trailer

Not long to go now until series two of Trapped makes its bow in its native Iceland. Unfortunately, it looks as though it’s going to be a bit longer until we see it in the UK – our guess? February – but it’s definitely something to look forward to. Producer RVK has released a new,…

Trapped II gets Boxing Day debut in Iceland

We’re gearing up for the second, highly-anticipated series of Icelandic series, Trapped. So much so, I’m writing this news story in Reykjavik, overlooking the famous Hallgrímskirkja church and the sea in the other window. We’re still awaiting confirmation from BBC Four when it will air in the UK, but now we have news when it…

RÚV releases first trailer for The Flatey Enigma

It looks as though it’s going to be a busy winter season for Icelandic broadcaster, RÚV. Not only is the highly-anticipated second series of Trapped just around the corner, but we also have The Flatey Enigma (Flateyjargáta) waiting in the wings. The series, based on Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson’s novel, is set in a deserted island off…

Walter Presents debuts two Icelandic crime dramas in September

Well, here we go – headlong into the autumn season. We’ll be posting an extensive autumns/winter preview in the next few days, but until then, Walter Presents has announced that two Icelandic crime dramas – Cover Story and The Court – will debut on its UK service in September. Cover Story, then. When Laura, a…

Two new Nordic dramas for Walter Presents

It’s always keeping an eye on Walter Presents – the channel within a channel that screens foreign-language drama from Europe and beyond. Now it has added two new Nordic dramas for autumn, Icelandic drama The Court (pictured) and Swedish crime drama Farang. TBI International reports that: The first two seasons of Icelandic legal drama The Court will…

RÚV reveals first trailer for series two of Trapped

Yes, we’re all getting excited with series four of The Bridge about to kick-off in the UK, but waiting in the wings is another crime drama heavyweight and one of our favourites – Iceland’s Trapped. The second is series has been filming in Reykjavik, but now host broadcaster RÚV has released an Icelandic-language trailer. Unfortunately,…