Sarah Lund and Saga Norén to feature in new one-off crime adventure

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Even though series four of The Bridge has yet to hit our screens (mark May in your diaries for that), and its star Sofia Helin had bid a fond and very public farewell to Saga Norén, news reaches us that Helin has agreed to don the leather trousers and climb into the Porsche for one last time. And sensationally, The Killing’s Sarah Lund (Sofie Gråbøl) and a host of other Scandi Noir favourites will also take part. Continue reading

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BBC Four confirm transmission details for Below The Surface

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One of the more eagerly awaited crime dramas of the year, Below The Surface has incredible pedigree behind the camera. The Killing’s Søren Sveistrup and Borgen’s Adam Price are executive producers (along with Meta Louise Foldager Sorensen (A Royal Affair)), and is created by Dicte’s Kasper Barfoed. It’s a veritable whos-who of Danish drama. BBC Four has been airing trailers, so it’s no surprise to find that the eight-part series will come in after Modus, and now it has confirmed it. Continue reading

BBC Four acquires Danish thriller Below The Surface

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Out of all the new thrillers waiting in the wings, Below The Surface has the most intrigue and is the most anticipated. It has a fantastic pedigree behind the camera – The Killing’s Søren Sveistrup and Borgen’s Adam Price have joined forces with Meta Louise Foldager Sorensen (A Royal Affair) as executive producers, and enlisted Kasper Barfoed (Dicte, Those Who Kill and Summer Of ’92), to form a Danish dream team. Now we hear that the eight-part crime series now has a UK home: BBC Four.

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The Killing Times’ Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama: And the winner is…

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EURO2016So, after three weeks of a fixture per day we finally came to the end of the road in the Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama yesterday. The final saw Sweden’s The Bridge take on Denmark’s The Killing, those titans of Scandinavian crime drama, and, as predicted, the two locked horns in an epic contest. Click over the jump to see who was victorious. Continue reading

The Killing Times’ Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama: THE FINAL: The Bridge (Sweden) v The Killing (Denmark)

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EURO2016We finally get to the final of the Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama today after three weeks of highly competitive tournament play and some stunningly close matches. After 42 fixtures comprising four teams of four, the quarter-finals and the semi-finals it’s time for the final match to decide who wins the coveted trophy and wouldn’t you know it, it features two Scandinavian teams. Continue reading

The Killing Times’ Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama: SEMI-FINAL 2: Happy Valley (England) v The Killing (Denmark)

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EURO2016It’s almost the end of the Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama, and it’s time, today, for the second semi-final, which sees England’s Happy Valley (who saw off Iceland’s Trapped in an epic quarter-final) take on Denmark’s The Killing. It’s too close to call, so get voting! Continue reading

The Killing Times’ Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama: QUARTER-FINAL 3: The Killing (Denmark) v Shetland (Scotland)

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EURO2016We’re onto the fourth and final quarter-final today, which sees Denmark’s The Killing (which breezed through the group stages) take on Scotland’s Shetland. Shetland edged out Wales’ Hinterland for a place in the quarters, and now it has to step up its game even further to try and dislodge one of the favourites. Can it cause on upset? Continue reading