Hans Rosenfeldt: Saga should have died in series one

You don’t have to tell us, but series four of The Bridge has been a long time coming. Far too long a time coming. In fact, a ridiculous amount of time to wait. This fourth and final series of the crime drama heavyweight has been and gone on the mainland, so we are playing catch-up….

Sofia Helin pays touching tribute to Saga Norén

By now pretty much the rest of Europe has been digesting the final ever episode of The Bridge, which aired in most European countries on Sunday night. It must have been an emotional moment for so many viewers – but of course, we here in the UK wouldn’t know because the fourth series has been…

Hans Rosenfeldt: Kim Bodnia said no to series four Bridge return

We often wondered if Kim Bodnia’s Martin Rohde would make a dramatic return for the fourth and final installment of The Bridge. It would make sense to come back for one last final hurrah, and would have been a really interesting plot-point: how would Saga deal with Martin’s return when she’s now with Henrik Sabroe?…

Sofia Helin retires from The Bridge… with a hammock

Our friends in Europe are mere hours away from series four of The Bridge (while us chumps in the UK still await confirmation of the transmission date on BBC Two). We knew that this was going to be the very last run of this outstanding Swedish series, but it still feels funny to see its…

Hans Rosenfeldt: The Bridge IV inspired by refugee crisis

The brilliant Hans Rosenfeldt, the man behind The Bridge, always talks of the ‘second story’ when answering questions about the differences between Scandinavian crime dramas and those from, say, the UK or the US. The ‘second story’ refers that strong socio-political context that fires much of the best output from the region. Now, with the…

Series four of The Bridge to be broadcast on BBC Two in the UK

We’re all counting down the days until series four of The Bridge hits our screens, but there was one question that was lingering: would the series be broadcast in line with the rest of Europe on 1st January, and, with series six of Spiral waiting in the wings, which one would come first on BBC…

The Bridge reveals new trailer for series four

A few weeks’ back The Bridge released a long trailer for the eagerly-awaited series four, and we all went a little bit crazy. It had a lot of good content in it, and our follow-up story revealed the initial synopsis for the series (have a look at them here). Now, as the transmission date edges ever…

Plotlines revealed for series four of The Bridge

Even though we’re still a few months away from the end of 2017 and the start of 2018, we’re already counting down the days until the fourth and final series of The Bridge appears on our screen. We know bits and pieces about it thanks to a brilliant trailer we showed a few months ago,…