Nordic Noir iTunes sale now on!

Check out this month’s Nordic Noir & Beyond sale via iTunes, with top titles including The Bridge I-IV and the Borgen Trilogy. Sale ends 2nd August!

Exclusive Nordic Noir Classics on DVD!

From this week, you can take home complete series boxsets on DVD, featuring exclusive and iconic artwork from The Bridge and The Legacy.

Arrow TV Flash Sale starts Monday!

Look at the irresistible offers available from Monday 2nd July, with savings of up to 60% off on a wide range of titles! Find out which boxsets you can add to your collection here.

The end of the Saga: Saying goodbye to ‘The Bridge’

As the last ever episode of The Bridge draws closer, we take a moment to celebrate the critically acclaimed show – with a few facts and favourite Saga moments from the latest season.

Win ‘The Bridge IV’ on DVD or Blu-ray

Enter our newsletter competition to win a copy of The Bridge IV on DVD or Blu-ray to bring the saga home. Find out more here.

Exclusive interview with The Bridge’s Gabriel Flores Jair

We caught up with one of the few men in The Bridge who truly understand Saga in the show – David the pathologist, who is played by actor and photographer Gabriel Flores Jair.

Who did it? ‘The Bridge IV’ killer countdown

Have you guessed the identity of the killer yet? We look at the list of unusual suspects in The Bridge IV, as we attempt to piece together the evidence so far…

Mikael Birkkjær talks ‘The Bridge IV’

Discover more titbits from your favourite Nordic Noir shows in our candid chat with Henrik’s new Danish partner, Jonas Mandrup, played by Borgen and The Killing II star, Mikael Birkkjær.

‘The Bridge IV’ recap – What’s happened so far

Are you up-to-date with the latest episodes of The Bridge? Discover what’s been happening so far. WARNING: Spoilers are in store for those who are behind!

Exclusive interview with The Bridge’s Sarah Boberg

The Danish Chief of Police tells us more about her time on The Bridge, plus her emotional experience starring in Ole Bornedal’s epic miniseries 1864.

Nordic Noir Classics coming soon to DVD

Missing top Scandi crime and drama titles from your collection? The complete boxsets of award-winning series, including The Bridge and The Legacy, are available to buy from Monday 2nd July!

Visit our new Arrow TV Shop

Browse the irresistible range of DVD and Blu-ray releases, like Gomorrah Season Three, and pre-order The Bridge IV at our new-look Arrow TV Shop.

Interview with ‘The Bridge’ director Henrik Georgsson

Step behind the camera and learn more about what it has been like making The Bridge with series director Henrik Georgsson.

‘The Bridge IV’ coming soon to DVD and Blu-ray

Pre-order your copy of the fourth and final chapter in the landmark Nordic Noir series on DVD and Blu-ray – plus you can reserve The Bridge I-V boxset now!

Thure Lindhardt reveals more about ‘The Bridge IV’

Read more from behind the scenes of the fourth season in our exclusive interview with Thure Lindhardt.

Creator and writer Hans Rosenfeldt talks ‘The Bridge IV’

Find out more about how Saga’s iconic character evolved, with an insight into the writer and creator’s journey across The Bridge – all in our exclusive conversation here.

Reviews and reactions to ‘The Bridge IV’ UK premiere

We take a look at the reactions to the fourth season of The Bridge, following the UK network premiere on BBC Two, plus the reviews from the critics.

Exclusive interview with head writer of ‘The Bridge’ Camilla Ahlgren

Discover more about the making of the series, including how Saga’s character evolved and which characters were originally meant to meet a grisly end.

‘The Bridge IV’ begins tomorrow night on BBC Two!

Where did we leave Saga last? Here’s quick recap of The Bridge III finale and what to expect for the fourth season, which airs Friday night on BBC Two!

‘The Bridge IV’ starts next Friday

The fourth and final season of The Bridge begins on Friday 11th May, kicking off with the first episode on BBC Two. Find out more here.

Exclusive interview with Sofia Helin on ‘The Bridge IV’

We talk to the star of The Bridge to find out more about what it was like to film the final season of the award-winning crime drama.

Win ‘The Bridge’ Trilogy boxset on Blu-ray!

Enter our newsletter competition to win a copy of The Bridge Trilogy boxset on Blu-ray to bring the saga home. Find out more here.

‘The Bridge IV’ heads to BBC Two in May

We are happy to announce the fourth and final season of The Bridge will be aired on BBC Two in May.

Win a Season Three Crime Combo on Blu-ray!

Enter our newsletter competition to win a must-have prize for any noir fan: The Bridge III and Gomorrah – The Complete Series Three on Blu-ray. Find out more here.

Exclusive Interview with Gomorrah’s Marco D’Amore

Get up close and personal with Marco D’Amore, as we delve deeper into the criminal underworld of Gomorrah season three – out now on DVD and Blu-ray!

Watch ‘The Slap’ on Arrow TV now!

Don’t miss the new addition to the Arrow TV channel on Amazon. All eight episodes of Australian drama The Slap are available to stream now!

‘Gomorrah’ Series 3 on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Download

You can own Gomorrah – The Complete Series Three on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download, plus the complete trilogy from Thursday 8th March. Find out more here.

Exclusive ‘Modus II’ interview with Greg Wise

Greg Wise tells us about his experience joining the international cast of Modus II and what it has been like playing Inger Johanne’s nemesis.

Win Icelandic Mystery Collection!

Enter our newsletter competition and you could win one of 10 sets of Icelandic wartime mystery novels by bestselling author Arnaldur Indridason! Find out more details here.

‘Gomorrah’ returns to Sky Atlantic

Following the third season premiere last night on Sky Atlantic, we look at what UK audiences can expect from the underworld of Gomorrah.

Win an International Noir Bundle!

Enter our newsletter competition to win an International Noir prize, which includes Modus Season One, plus Gomorrah Seasons One and Two on DVD or Blu-ray! Find out more info here.

‘Modus II’ premieres next weekend

The Swedish series based on the novels by Anne Holt returns to BBC Four on February 10th for more Scandi Saturday nights in!

The Arrow Festive Sale is Now On

Browse the top Nordic Noir & Beyond series, which are available at irresistible discounts, including The Killing and The Bridge trilogy boxsets on DVD and Blu-ray.

How Festive is Nordic Noir?

Discover how the Christmas spirit is celebrated the Nordic Noir way, from costume inspiration in The Killing, to tips on embracing the alluring art of hygge!

Win a Nordic Noir Festive Bundle!

We’re giving one lucky winner a festive gift which includes Modus, All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride and Witnesses – A Frozen Death on DVD or Blu-ray, together with Hygge – The Danish Art of Happiness book! Find out how to enter here.

New Arrow TV channel launches on Amazon

We’re proud to announce the unveiling of the brand-new Arrow TV Amazon Channel, bringing you access to your favourite shows and UK exclusive season premieres.

‘Witnesses – A Frozen Death’ Available on iTunes

While the second season of Witnesses continues to mystify us on BBC Four, UK fans can download the latest episodes via iTunes, plus pre-order their copy on DVD and Blu-Ray now!

‘Witnesses: A Frozen Death’ Starts Saturday on BBC Four

This weekend sees the chilling return of French Noir Witnesses, with the first back-to-back episodes on BBC Four!

Win ‘Witnesses – The Complete Season One’ on DVD!

We’re giving away the first season of Witnesses on DVD to 3 lucky winners! To be in with a chance of taking home the case that started it all, find out how to enter here.

Interview with Norskov’s Thomas Levin

We had the pleasure of speaking with Danish star Thomas Levin to discuss his latest role in Norskov, working on Borgen and why he loves Kim Bodnia so much.

New Series ‘Norskov’ on Walter Presents

Are you intrigued by the “modern Scandinavian Western” on All 4? Find out why Norskov is the next Scandi series to watch.

‘The Bridge IV’ Storyline is Revealed

If you want to know what to expect from the fourth and final season of The Bridge – discover the latest news about the suspenseful storyline here!

Win ‘Borgen’ DVD and CD Soundtrack!

We are giving away the complete series of Borgen on DVD, accompanied by the CD soundtrack. Find out how to enter here.

‘I Know Who You Are’ Season 2 Coming Soon

The second part of the Spanish mystery will conclude on BBC Four, with 6 brand-new episodes. The question is – will the truth about Ana be uncovered?

Watch Our Nordic Noir & Beyond Channel on Amazon Prime

Find out how to catch up with your favourite Nordic Noir and international drama series by adding our new Nordic Noir & Beyond channel to your Amazon Prime subscription!

Win a copy of Jo Nesbø’s ‘The Snowman’!

We are giving away 20 copies of the original Scandi crime fiction novel The Snowman to our newsletter readers, celebrating the upcoming movie adaptation.

‘I Know Who You Are’ out now!

Fans of BBC Four’s latest Euro Noir can take the mystery home from Monday 14th August, available on DVD through Nordic Noir & Beyond.

iTunes discount for ‘I Know Who You Are’ available now!

To celebrate the home entertainment release of I Know Who You Are, fans of the show can buy the complete season at a special, discounted price this week only!

Win an International Noir Bundle on DVD!

We are giving away an exclusive DVD bundle, including the brand-new Spanish thriller, I Know Who You Are, Belgium’s Public Enemy and Colombia’s Narcos Seasons 1 & 2! Find out how to enter here.

Reviews for ‘I Know Who You Are’ on BBC Four

Find out more about the brand-new Spanish mystery, following the first double episodes which aired on BBC Four over the weekend.

Pre-order ‘I Know Who You Are’ on DVD

The complete first season of I Know Who You Are is released on DVD and via digital on Monday 14th August. Pre-order your copy on DVD now!

Win ‘I Know Who You Are’ on DVD!

We are giving away three copies of the brand-new Spanish thriller, I Know Who You Are to three of our lucky newsletter readers! Find out how to enter here.

What to Watch Next: ‘I Know Who You Are’

Prepare for the upcoming Spanish mystery series, I Know Who You Are, which follows a revered criminal lawyer suffering from amnesia who may or may not be a killer.

Michael Nyqvist Dies at Age 56

Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, best known for playing Mikael Blomkvist in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, dies after suffering from a battle with lung cancer.

Win Belgian Noir DVD Bundle Prize!

We are giving away the complete first seasons of celebrated Belgian crime series Salamander and The Out-Laws on DVD to one lucky newsletter reader! Find out how to enter here.

‘Public Enemy’ Coming Soon to DVD

The complete first season of Belgian Noir Public Enemy is released through Nordic Noir & Beyond on DVD Monday 17th July. Pre-order your copy now!

Exclusive interview with Trine Dyrholm

Take a look at our exclusive chat with the Bodil record-breaking award-winner, Trine Dyrholm. Find out more and go behind the scenes of the show here.

Exclusive interview with Carsten Bjørnlund

Find out more from the Danish actor, as we find out what it has been like to play Frederik in the Robert Award-winning drama, The Legacy.

‘The Legacy III’ on DVD and Blu-ray Monday

The third and final season of The Legacy is out to buy on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 29th May, with the complete series boxset available to pre-order now!

Win ‘The Legacy III’ on DVD or Blu-ray!

We are giving away three copies of The Legacy III on DVD or Blu-ray to three lucky winners, following the series finale on Sky Arts. Find out how to enter here.

Exclusive trailer for ‘The Legacy’ trilogy

Take an exclusive look at the Nordic Noir & Beyond trilogy series trailer for The Legacy, coming soon to buy on DVD!

Interview with ‘Follow the Money’ creator Jeppe Gjervig Gram

Read our interview with the creator and writer of Follow the Money, following the second season finale on BBC Four!

Win French Noir DVD Bundle Prize!

We are celebrating the latest French Noir series by giving away The Bureau, Witnesses and The Disappearance on DVD to one lucky reader! Find out how to enter here.

Catch up with the Grønnegaards

Get reacquainted with the Danish clan by taking a look back at the award-winning series, before the third and final chapter of The Legacy begins on Sky Arts.

‘The Legacy III’ begins tonight on Sky Arts

The third season of The Legacy begins tonight at 9pm on Sky Arts. Find out more of what to expect from Denmark’s most dysfunctional family here.

Win ‘The Legacy I & II’ on DVD or Blu-ray!

We are celebrating the return of The Legacy to our screens by giving away the first two seasons on DVD or Blu-ray to three lucky winners! Find out how to enter here.

Win an ‘Apple Tree Yard’ DVD and book bundle prize!

We are celebrating the release of Apple Tree Yard on DVD by giving away a free DVD and book signed by the author, plus a replica street sign to three lucky winners!

Take ‘The Team’ Home on DVD

Lars Mikkelsen stars in the latest series with a crime that crossed into Euro Noir territory. Meet The Team and pre-order your copy on DVD, released on Monday 6th March.

‘Follow the Money’ season two on BBC FOUR

The second season of the award-winning Danish series is coming soon to UK screens on BBC Four. Pre-order your copy on DVD from the Amazon store now!

Win ‘Hostages’ 1 & 2 via digital download!

Get ready to return to the thrilling drama of Hostages as the second season of the acclaimed Israeli original show is released via digital HD at the BBC Store. Find out how to download both seasons for free!

Watch Nordic Noir & Beyond at the BBC Store

Explore the Nordic Noir Collection from the masters of chilling drama at the BBC Store now! From Scandi crime favourites like The Killing to even further beyond with the latest season of Hostages.

Exclusive interview with Kim Bodnia

The star of The Bridge talks to us about his best-loved roles. From acting under the direction of Susanne Bier, to working with Sofia Helin and starring in the brand-new season of Hostages.

‘Follow the Money’ nominated at the Robert Prisen Awards 2017

The Danish film and TV award ceremony is back with DR’s Follow the Money receiving six nominations, including Best TV series.

‘The Bureau’ season one on DVD Monday

French spy thriller The Bureau is out to buy on DVD through Arrow Films on Monday 16th January. Discover the secrets and pre-order your copy now!

Win ‘The Legacy I & II’ on DVD or Blu-ray!

Get reacquainted with Grønnegaard family as we are giving away The Legacy season one and two on DVD or Blu-ray in this week’s Nordic Noir & Beyond Newsletter! Find out how to enter here…

Enjoy a ‘Modus’ Christmas on DVD and Blu-ray

The festive fear of Modus many have come to an end on BBC Four but you can take the Scandi Christmas crime home on DVD and Blu-ray now.

Interview with ‘Modus’ writers Mai Brostrøm and Peter Thorsboe

The Swedish crime series may have come to an end on BBC Four but we go back to how Modus began in an exclusive chat with the Emmy Award-winning screenwriters.

Win ‘Modus’ season one on DVD or Blu-ray

We are giving away three copies of Modus on DVD or Blu-ray to three lucky winners to welcome in the New Nordic Noir New Year! Find out how to enter here…

Nordic Noir on iTunes and the BBC for Christmas

Download and watch your favourite Nordic Noir series, from Wallander to The Bridge, and Euro Noir Gomorrah and Witnesses now!

Discover the art of Hygge with Marie Tourell Søderberg

The Danish star of 1864 tells us how we can add a touch of hygge to our lives in an exclusive interview, following the release her brand-new book.

Win an exclusive Nordic Noir tote goody bag

We are giving away a bundle prize in this week’s Nordic Noir & Beyond Newsletter for two lucky winners! Find out how to enter here…

Pre-order ‘Modus’ plus interview with star Melinda Kinnaman

The latest Scandi series is coming out to buy on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 19th December. Find out more from the show as we speak with star Melinda Kinnaman to discover the show’s Modus operandi!

Watch new ‘Braquo’ season four trailer coming soon to DVD and Blu-ray

Take home the last case for the Braquo squad as season four is released on DVD and Blu-ray Monday 12th December! Watch the exclusive trailer here.

Win ‘Hygge: The Danish Art of Happiness’ book

Here’s a chance to win the perfect gift for Christmas! We are giving away three copies of Marie Tourell Søderberg’s book all about the appealing art of Hygge…

Exclusive interview with Kristofer Hivju

The star of Beck and Game of Thrones talks to us exclusively about his international career of crime, fantasy, and looking for the humour in everything.

‘Modus’ starts Saturday on BBC Four

The brand new adaptation of Anne Holt’s novels begins Saturday 26th November. Our Scandi crime weekends are back – just in time for Christmas!

Win ‘All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride’ on DVD!

Following its festive release on DVD this week, we are giving three of our readers the chance to win Slow TV’s All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride for the ideal Nordic gift!

BBC Four releases new ‘Modus’ teaser trailer

Watch the trailer for the Swedish crime series Modus as BBC Four teases us until it arrives on our screens!

Win Top Nordic Noir series on DVD or Blu-ray

Trapped and Follow the Money have been nominated at the C21Drama Awards. This week, we are offering our readers a very unique competition…

C21Drama Awards reveal Nordic Noir nominees

With nine Nordic series in contention at the 2016 C21Drama Awards in London this month, find out which crime series go head-to-head!

Win ‘Braquo’ Trilogy boxset on DVD!

Enter our exclusive newsletter competition to take home the complete series of Braquo ahead of the season four premiere on FOX UK next month!

Pre-order ‘The Code’ season two on DVD now

The Australian cyber-crime series is back on BBC Four and you can reserve your copy of The Code: The Complete Series Two on DVD now!

‘Trapped’ wins top TV award at Prix Europa

Iceland’s chief television series Trapped wins big at the Prix Europa Awards, taking home the title of Best European TV Fiction series!

Win a How to Hygge bundle prize

We are giving away a copy of Signe Johansen’s How to Hygge book plus two tickets to see Love Is All You Need at the Hygge Festival this weekend! Find out how to enter here.

Pre-order Slow TV’s ‘All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride’ on DVD

Allow yourself to be transported on a magical journey in the Slow TV Christmas Special, coming soon to buy on DVD!

Celebrate the Hygge Festival this weekend

Enjoy a spot of hygge magic in London this weekend with a festival of events at the London EDITION hotel from Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd October. Find out more here!

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson joins ‘The Missing’ on BBC One

The star of Trapped returns to BBC screens. This time, he is part of a new Euro Noir mystery in the second season of The Missing.

Watch the trailer for ‘The Team’ coming soon to DVD

Lars Mikkelsen stars in the European crime drama The Team, out to buy on DVD through Nordic Noir & Beyond on Monday 31st October.

‘The Bridge’ wins big at the Kristallen Awards

At the Swedish Emmy’s in Stockholm, The Bridge takes home top TV drama award with Modus receiving a glowing nomination.

Meet new ‘Beck’ star Kristofer Hivju

Martin Beck’s new partner made his debut in Beck season six. Get better acquainted with detective Steinar Hovland here.

Win ‘Beck The Series: Volume 1 & 2′ on DVD!

Enter our competition in this week’s Nordic Noir & Beyond Newsletter and you could win both Beck The Series: Volume 1 and the latest season Volume 2 on DVD!

‘The Out-Laws’ out on DVD Monday

Five sisters. One evil brother-in-law. Many inventive ways to murder him. Take the dark comedy of The Out-Laws home on DVD next week.

‘Trapped’ renewed for season two

It has been announced that the Icelandic series which skyrocketed to international acclaim will return for a second season of chilling mystery.

‘Beck’ season 6 starts Saturday

The new season of Beck begins this weekend on BBC Four with the first of four feature-length episodes!

Pre-order ‘Beck The Series: Volume 2’ on DVD

The sixth season of Beck is released on DVD from Arrow Films in October. Reserve your copy on DVD now!

‘Narcos’ announced for two new seasons

Season two may end with the death of Pablo Escobar but Narcos will be back for season three and four!

Win an exclusive signed ‘Suburra’ movie poster!

Enter our competition in this week’s Nordic Noir & Beyond Newsletter and you could win a signed poster of new Italian crime thriller Suburra by director Stefano Sollima!

‘The Border’ on DVD Monday

The Polish crime thriller The Border is out to buy on Nordic Noir & Beyond DVD on Monday 5th September. Pre-order your copy now!

‘The Bridge IV’ begins filming

The brand new season is scheduled to start shooting in November but this time in a more Danish setting!

HMV World Drama TV offers in store now

Get your favourite Nordic Noir, Euro Noir and international dramas on DVD and Blu-ray this week included in the HMV World Drama TV price promotion!

‘The Bridge’ will be back for season four

The green-light confirmation has been given and we look forward to a new fourth season – the final season of Saga? Find out more!

Nordic Noir shows coming this autumn

Find out more from the upcoming crime dramas that are set to kick-start the schedule of Scandi shows, including brand new Modus!

Win an exclusive DVD & signed Sofie Gråbøl bundle!

Enter our competition in this week’s Nordic Noir & Beyond Newsletter and you could win The Hour of the Lynx on DVD plus a photo and poster signed by the star Sofie Gråbøl!

Nordic Noir DVDs available now at FOPP!

Get your favourite Nordic Noir, Euro Noir and international dramas at irresistible prices on DVD at FOPP!

Director Anders Thomas Jensen talks ‘Men & Chicken’

Find out more antics from the making of the unmissable Danish comedy Men & Chicken, available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray Monday!

Pre-order ‘The Out-Laws’ on DVD now

Keep up with the clan in the new Belgian crime comedy available to buy on DVD Monday 12th September from Nordic Noir & Beyond!

Interview with ‘Trapped’ director Baltasar Kormákur

The filmmaker that brought us the epic survival sagas of The Deep and Everest on the big screen and the hit crime drama Trapped talks about his craft.

Win ‘Trapped’ series one on DVD!

We are giving away three copies of the hit crime series from Iceland on DVD! For a chance to win, find the correct answer from our exclusive interview with the director of Trapped!

‘Men & Chicken’ out to buy on DVD & Blu-ray

The delightfully disturbing Danish comedy is released on DVD Monday 15th August through Arrow Films. Pre-order your copy now!

Watch ‘Narcos’ season two trailer now!

The new sneak-peek trailer for the second season of the hit crime drama has been released. Find out what’s in store for the second epic chapter!

‘The Border’ coming soon to buy on DVD

The new crime thrilling series from Poland is released on DVD through Nordic Noir & Beyond on Monday 5th September!

Exclusive interview with Mikael Persbrandt

The charming Swedish actor from stage and screen chatted to us about his flourishing career in film and his time on Beck, leading up to his final scenes soon to be aired on BBC Four!

Win a copy of ‘Beck: Volume 1’ on DVD!

Enter our competition and you could win the fifth season of Beck on DVD and catch up with the cases before season six begins!

‘Gomorrah’ season two on DVD & Blu-ray Monday

The second season of the internationally acclaimed Neapolitan Noir is out to buy on Monday, with the complete season one and two boxset!

Kim Bodnia is back in ‘Hostages’ season two

It has been a while since we have seen him on our screens in The Bridge. Take the chance to get reacquainted with the Danish actor in the second season of Israeli crime thriller Hostages.

‘Gomorrah’ interview with Cristiana Dell’Anna

We spoke with the actress Cristiana Dell’Anna who plays Patrizia in the second season of Gomorrah, during her trip back to the UK. Find out more from behind-the-scenes of the show.

A guide to ‘The Border’ control

Find out the top things fans of the new crime thriller need to know about the gripping new series to arrive from Poland!

‘Men & Chicken’ released in UK cinemas this month!

The dark humour of Men & Chicken is back to astound us. Following its acclaim on the festival circuit, the general UK release is set for 15th July!

Win a copy of ‘The Disappearance’ on DVD!

We are giving away three copies of The Disappearance on DVD to three lucky winners to celebrate the DVD release this week!

New Euro Noir ‘The Border’ arrives with an agenda

Channel 4’s new Polish series combines the drama and horror of xenophobia as well as immigration, which makes the show feel a lot closer to home…

‘The Disappearance’ ranks high as top-grossing BBC drama

From across The Channel, French drama The Disappearance kept us enthralled until the final episode on BBC Four, achieving the third highest viewing figures behind Trapped.

Nordic Noir stars on BBC Radio 4 this Saturday

Lend your ears to a reimagining of Strindberg’s play Miss Julie featuring Sofie Gråbøl, Lars Mikkelsen and Marie Bach Hansen.

Celebrate Swedish Midsummer in the UK

The Swedish National Holiday starts tomorrow with pickled herring, Maypole dancing, schnapps and Midsummer merriment. See how you can too…

Win ‘Blue Eyes’ on DVD!

Enter another election today! Choose the right answer and you can be in with a chance of winning political crime drama Blue Eyes on DVD!

Watch our exclusive trailer for ‘The Disappearance’

Get a first-look at the Nordic Noir & Beyond series trailer for the French drama The Disappearance coming soon to DVD and Blu-Ray!

‘Blue Eyes’ out on DVD Monday!

The terror surrounding the Swedish political system is now available to own on DVD from Monday 20th June! Pre-order your copy now.

Win ‘Thicker Than Water’ on DVD

We are giving away three copies of Swedish family drama Thicker Than Water on DVD to three lucky winners!

Watch new ‘Narcos’ DVD trailer here

The battle between crime and justice on the streets of Colombia is coming out to buy for your home entertainment. Check out the trailer now!

More amore for ‘Gomorrah’ season two

The Italian award-winning crime series is exceeding expectations with its explosive second season on Sky Atlantic.

‘The Bridge IV’ storyline is revealed

Series creator Hans Rosenfeldt confirms the saga will continue with a brand new scary fourth season…

‘The Fjällbacka Murders’ released on DVD

Six feature-length episodes based on Camilla Läckberg best-selling novels is out to buy 6th June by Nordic Noir & Beyond.

‘The Bridge’ interview with Thure Lindhardt

We chat to Saga’s partner Henrik Sabroe, played by Thure Lindhardt, who is set to return for the fourth season. Read more about his journey to the ominous Øresund…

‘The Disappearance’ starts Saturday on BBC Four

The French crime drama comes to BBC Four this weekend so get ready to be part of an irresistible new mystery.

Win the ‘Department Q’ Crime Collection

Enter our latest competition to build up your Noir library from the dark and disturbing mind of leading Danish crime writer Jussi Adler-Olsen with a DVD and book bundle!

‘Hinterland’ interview with Richard Harrington

We got to know more about the man behind the brooding DCI Mathias following the second season of Hinterland, out to buy from 30th May on DVD!

Branagh’s last case as UK’s ‘Wallander’

The British-Swedish reimagining of Henning Mankell’s detective is coming to an end as Wallander goes into UK retirement.

‘Thicker Than Water’ is released on DVD

The dark and duplicitous family drama from Sweden is available to buy from the Nordic Noir & Beyond store from 6th June!

French drama ‘The Disappearance’ coming to BBC Four

A new French series is set to astound our senses as the season of Euro Noir continues on BBC Four.

Win a ‘Department Q’ DVD & book bundle!

Enter our competition and you could be the lucky winner to take home The Keeper of Lost Causes on DVD and Disgrace (AKA The Absent One) novel!

‘The Absent One’ DVD review

Find out more from the second film in the Department Q Scandi crime series before it is out to buy on DVD from Monday 30th May!

‘Gommorah’ season two returns to Sky Atlantic next week!

The award-winning crime show is back for more action! The second season of Gommorah airs on Sky Atlantic with back-to-back episodes of the scintillating saga.

‘Hinterland’ season two review so far

Find out how the tortured DCI Tom Mathias (Richard Harrington) faces the Welsh Noir criminal climate in his return to the force on BBC Four!

Win a trip to Copenhagen and ‘Follow the Money’!

To celebrate the release of Follow the Money on DVD and Blu-ray this week, we have teamed up with Radio Times and VisitDenmark to give you the chance to experience the Danish capital with a trip for two!

‘Men & Chicken’ at LOCO festival this weekend!

Enjoy the dark plots and dark humour of Men & Chicken with special screenings in London this weekend and win a copy of Klown on DVD!

Meet the Scandi stars of ‘Game of Thrones’!

As the sixth season is due to air to the delight of fans on Monday night, we present you with the Nordic Connection to the global cult phenomenon!

‘Hinterland’ season two starts this Saturday on BBC Four!

DCI Tom Mathias is back to bring a touch of Scandi crime to Aberystwyth in a brand new season this weekend!

‘Trapped’ Facebook Q&A with Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

The star of the hit Icelandic Noir show gets up-close-and-personal with an exclusive chat to fans on Facebook!

Interview with ‘Heartless’ star Julie Zangenberg

We spoke with rising Danish star Julie Zangenberg about the new blend of the supernatural and Nordic Noir mystery in the shadows of Heartless.

Shop Nordic Noir & Beyond at Amazon!

Our exclusive label that offers you a fresh and bold range of films and international crime series joins forces with Amazon for your viewing pleasure!

Interview with ‘The Bridge’ creator Hans Rosenfeldt

The creative mind behind the iconic Nordic Noir series The Bridge talks about the global impact of Scandi crime and setting his new show Marcella in the UK.

Win a copy of ‘Trapped’ on DVD!

Don’t get left out in the cold! Here’s your chance to take home a copy of the new critically acclaimed Nordic Noir series by entering our competition…

Explore the locations of ‘Trapped’

Trapped transported audiences on BBC Four to the mountainous landscapes of East Iceland, the capital of Reykjavik and the infamous fishing village of Siglufjörður. Discover more about the Icelandic Noir setting here.

‘Marcella’ starts on ITV next week!

A new British crime drama from the creator of The Bridge (2011- ) starring Anna Friel begins on Monday.

Danish star Natalie Madueño talks ‘Follow the Money’

We find out from the Danish actress what it is like to play Claudia Moreno – the Head of Legal at Energreen in DR’s financial thriller Follow the Money.

Watch new Nordic Noir trailer for ‘Heartless’

Take a look at the brand new trailer of the latest Danish hit series Heartless that blends the mystery of Nordic Noir with the supernatural.

‘Blue Eyes’ starts tomorrow night!

The brand new political crime drama from Sweden begins its UK network premiere on Friday night.

‘Follow the Money’ begins on BBC Four this Saturday

The new Danish thriller starts this weekend on BBC Four. Get ready to follow the trail of deception and murder.

‘Blue Eyes’ starts on More4 next week!

The brand new political thriller from Sweden premieres on UK screens next Friday!

‘Witnesses’ returns for season two with a great new addition to the cast

The crime drama from France that filled us with suspense on Channel 4 last summer will be back with Spiral’s Audrey Fleurot as the latest addition to the cast.

‘Follow the Money’ on BBCFour this month!

The brand new Danish crime thriller will begin airing on BBCFour on Saturday 19th March. Find out more here.

Interview with ‘Trapped’ star Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

We spoke with the Chief of Police Trapped in the most notorious town in Iceland to find out more about the critically acclaimed new crime series on BBCFour.

‘Trapped’ star talks Icelandic crime on BBC Radio 4

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson discusses the overwhelming impact of the new series from Iceland to Nordic Noir fans in the UK.

New Nordic Noir coming soon to DVD!

More4’s latest collection of crime shows, including Thicker than Water, Heartless and Blue Eyes are out to buy soon for your viewing pleasure!

Trine Dyrholm wins Silver Bear at Berlinale 2016

The prominent Danish star receives the Best Actress accolade for her reunion with Dogme95 director Thomas Vinterberg in The Commune.

New Nordic Noir ‘Modus’ acquired by BBCFour

The BBC announces the Swedish series Modus has been added to its Scandi crime programme.

UK reactions to the ‘Trapped’ premiere

The first two episodes of the new Scandi crime series from Iceland aired on BBCFour at the weekend. Take a look at the reviews of the show so far…

‘Trapped’ starts on Saturday

Get an icy welcome on BBCFour this weekend as new Icelandic crime thriller Trapped takes over our Saturday nights.

‘Land of Mine’ & ‘The Legacy II’ win big at the Robert Awards!

Last night, the esteemed Danish Film Academy held this year’s festival for film and television. Find out who won here.

‘Trapped’ begins on BBCFour next week!

It has been confirmed: the new Iceland Noir series is finally here! BBCFour announces Trapped will air on 13th February.

The Robert Awards this weekend

Who will take home the top prizes at this year’s prestigious award ceremony? The Danish festen of film and television takes place on Sunday!

New BBCFour trailer for ‘Trapped’ released

The Icelandic thriller steers closer to our shores with the latest teaser of Nordic Noir’s series of suspense!

Watch Sofie Gråbøl’s Q&A at Nordicana 2015

Emma Kennedy speaks to “arguably the original Nordic Noir goddess” Sofie Gråbøl at last year’s festival in front of a live audience.

‘The Killing’ stars at Nordicana 2015

Sofie Gråbøl and Søren Malling team up once again to delight fans at last year’s festival. Catch up with the former partners in Scandi crime here.

Watch the ‘Totally Serialized’ Festival trailer

With the fifth season celebrating the best of the latest UK and French TV series, take a closer look at what ‘Totally Serialized’ has to offer you as the festival draws nearer.

New Danish Films to watch in 2016

We put together a short-list of upcoming award nominated movies from Danish cinema for you to keep a watchful eye on, featuring a host of Nordic Noir favourites!

Kristofer Hivju joins ‘Beck’ in 2016

The latest series of Beck introduces a brand new character to show. Discover more about the detective’s sidekick here.

The Robert Prisen Awards 2016 are announced

The nominations for the coveted Danish film and television awards have been chosen! Find out more from the contenders here.

Arrow Films acquires two new Danish Films

We are proud to announce that Arrow Films will be adding political thriller The Idealist and the dark comedy Men & Chicken to the Nordic Noir & Beyond label.

New Trailers for a Nordic Noir New Year!

Take a closer look at the latest trailer for DR’s energetic new crime drama Follow the Money and Icelandic Noir Trapped coming soon to BBC Four.

‘1864’ movie version to be released on DVD

Following the ground-breaking historical miniseries event from DR, 1864 is set to return in the feature-length movie version: 1864: the Battle for Europe on DVD soon!

‘Arne Dahl’ season two on DVD Monday

The second season of the Swedish crime-fighting team is released on DVD from Monday 11th January.

Retro Reactions to ‘Deutschland 83’

The brand new spy espionage thriller on Channel4 captured our undivided attention at the weekend…

Top Ten Nordic Moments in 2015

Join us as we praise this year’s crowning achievements and recognise the important moments of Nordic Noir & Beyond.

The Best Scandinavian recipes for Christmas

Eat well and be merry with a plethora of Nordic delicatessens to choose from. Create your own Christmas dishes with our festive Scandinavian menu to inspire you.

How to celebrate a traditional Nordic Christmas!

We shine a twinkling light on how Scandinavian folk enjoy their most wonderful time of the year for you to add a touch of Nordic magic to your own…

What to watch in the Nordic Noir New Year!

Plan ahead for a new calendar of crime and drama with fresh and familiar faces on our screens from Nordic Noir in 2016.

‘The Bridge III’: An end of a Saga

The third season of The Bridge has come to an exhilarating end on BBC Four. We take a look at the impact of the double episode finale from Saturday night.

Live Facebook Q&A with Thure Lindhardt tonight!

Log onto the Nordic Noir & Beyond Facebook page this evening to ask any burning questions you have to the Danish actor, following the epic finale of The Bridge III on Saturday.

New Teaser Trailer for Drama on BBC Four

Take a sneak peek at the highly anticipated Nordic dramas coming to BBC Four in the New Year, with Trapped and Follow the Money, as well as a new season of Hinterland!

‘Totally Serialized’ TV Festival 2016

Returning for a fifth season line-up, the festival presented by Institut français celebrates European television from 28th – 30th January in London.

Top Nordic Noir DVDs of 2015

Here is our guide to the finest Scandi-crime and drama home releases on DVD and Blu-ray this year. From historical epics to family dramas, black comedy and even a British series with a hint of Swedish.

The Nordic Noir Seasonal Season One Sale!

Go back to the beginning and get your hands on our season one special offers from across our Euro and Nordic Noir collection in our 7 day extravaganza from midday today!

‘The Bridge III’ finale this weekend

The third season of the dramatic crime series is reaching an exhilarating conclusion on BBCFour this Saturday. How will this affect Saga?

Top Nordic Noir novels of 2015

Take a look at our own list of best-selling Scandi-crime thrillers of acclaimed Nordic crime dramas released this year!

Win a Nordic Noir & Beyond DVD & book bundle!

We are giving away the ultimate collection of Scandi-crime DVD boxsets and books for one lucky winner! From The Bridge trilogy to The Girl in the Spider’s Web – your Noir Christmas has come early…

The Hygge Holiday Gift List

Now is your chance to mark off the presents you must have for Christmas on your festive Nordic list – from the latest DVDs, Blu-rays, books and even a Moomins toy and Sarah Lund’s jumper!

Interview with Sarah-Sofie Boussnina

We take a look back at the rising Nordic actress now starring in The Bridge III. Find out more from her break-out performance in the Danish historical drama 1864.

Pre-order ‘The Bridge III’ and trilogy boxset

The third season of the iconic Nordic Noir series is released on DVD and Blu-ray on 21st December, just in time for a Scandi-crime Christmas.

Day for Night’s Nordic Film Festival 2015

The celebrated cinematic event of the Nordic season is back to showcase a surfeit of Scandinavian feature films, shorts and documentaries, with an anniversary focus on Dogme95.

Win ‘The Bridge’ collectible Porsche and Trilogy DVD set!

Enter our Bridge-based competition and you could be driving off with a limited edition model inspired by Saga’s iconic Porsche, plus a copy of The Bridge Trilogy DVD boxset!

Ragnar Jónasson’s ‘Night Blind’ coming soon

The second chapter of the infamous ‘Dark Iceland’ series is out to buy in January 2016, translated into English print. Pre-order your copy now!

Hans Rosenfeldt and Anders Landström on ‘The Bridge III’

Creator and writer Hans Rosenfeldt and executive producer Anders Landström discuss the finer details of the leading Scandi-crime drama from another perspective on The Bridge.

‘River’ out to buy on DVD and Blu-ray now!

See things differently through the eyes of Stellan Skarsgård’s John River once again in the psychological crime drama River, available to own now.

Nordic Noir Friday Starts Today!

The 3 day special offer event on Nordic Noir & Beyond must-have items launches today at 9am! Take a sneak peek at the abundance of DVD collections to choose from now!

Win a copy of ‘River’ on DVD with CD soundtrack

We are giving away 3 sets of River DVDs and CD soundtracks to 3 lucky winners to keep those spirits of the BBC One show alive. Find out more on how to enter here…

Interview with Thure Lindhardt on ‘The Bridge III’

Find out more from Henrik Sabroe, otherwise known as Danish actor Thure Lindhardt, as he shares his experience joining the award-winning series.

Thure Lindhardt: The Danish Man of Mystery

With the latest season of The Bridge already capturing our attention on BBCFour, we get better acquainted with Saga’s new partner from Copenhagen…

‘The Bridge III’ UK reactions so far

Following the return of Saga to BBCFour with two electrifying new episodes, we take a look at how the eagerly anticipated reappearance of The Bridge effected audiences at the weekend.

Win a copy of ‘The Bridge I & II’ boxset on DVD!

To celebrate the grand reopening of The Bridge on BBC Four this Saturday, we are giving away a copy of the Saga so far with a copy of the complete first and second season on DVD for one lucky winner!

Interview with ‘The Bridge’ director Henrik Georgsson

We step behind the lens and explore the making of the award-winning series – the iconic visual style, what it’s like filming on-location and especially working with Sofia Helin.

In Search of Saga in Southernmost Sweden

Join us as we share our visit to the infamous city of Malmö during the exciting Swedish premiere of The Bridge III and take you on a guided tour of Saga’s stomping ground beyond the Öresund…

Interview: Sofia Helin discusses ‘The Bridge III’

We sat down with Swedish actress Sofia Helin to find out more about the upcoming season and what we can expect to see from the Nordic Noir heroine Saga Norén.

‘The Bridge III’ starts Saturday on BBC Four

Get ready to give Saga your undivided attention as this weekend sees the UK premiere of the brand new season of The Bridge on BBC Four.

The Nordic Noir Friday Sale is coming!

In our own version of the sales event of the season ‘Black Friday’ – we will be bringing the holiday cheer with a Scandi-crime twist. Get ready for the Nordic Noir & Beyond store to open this November!

Sofia Helin Q&A at Nordicana 2015

We continue our exclusive Nordicana “Throwback Thursdays” and present you with a revealing recorded conversation from the festival, with more insight from Sofia Helin.

Jo Nesbø’s ‘Midnight Sun’ available to buy in hardcover

The prolific Norwegian author’s latest fast-paced crime novel Midnight Sun – the sequel to Blood on Snow – has been translated for UK fans and is available in a hardback edition now!

‘Beck’ The Series: Volume 1 out to buy on DVD

The latest feature-length episodes of Beck are available to own on DVD next week. Do not hesitate and pre-order your copy now!

‘The Bridge III’ launch in London

The leading Nordic Noir heroine Sofia Helin and creator Hans Rosenfeldt were amongst the special guests to attend the exclusive press launch of The Bridge III in London Soho.

Interviews with ‘River’ Cast and Crew

As audiences find themselves being pulled along by the alluring current of River on BBC One, we spoke to director Richard Laxton and actor Adeel Akhtar to break the surface and explore the show’s mysterious depths.

Exclusive Conversation with Sofia Helin at Nordicana

We take a nostalgic Throwback Thursday look at the heroine from The Bridge as she discusses the show at Nordicana 2015, fresh from the film set of the third season.

Enjoy a Danish Christmas in London

The merry season is about to arrive a little earlier with a touch of Scandinavian charm. Get ready as London welcomes a Danish hygge this November.

Win the latest season of ‘Beck’ on DVD

If you missed the new episodes of Beck on BBC Four last month or have a gap in your collection, enter our competition as we are giving away 3 copies to 3 lucky winners!

How Scandinavians Celebrate All Saint’s Day

We may have a morbid fascination with horror and crime from Scandinavian fiction. However, Nordic Noir takes a break to commemorate the souls of loved ones this November.

Camilla Hammerich Discusses Her ‘Borgen’ Experience

Following the release of The Borgen Experience, we sat down with the author and series producer to find out more about the creation of Borgen, its triumphs and international acclaim.

DVD Discount of the Week: Italian Crime Special

This week we are offering our smouldering range of Italian crime dramas at a special offer price. So venture to the warmer climes of the Mediterranean for an alternative style of Noir.

Win ‘The Borgen Experience’ & ‘Borgen’ Trilogy DVD

Re-live the ground-breaking Danish drama and find out more from behind-the-scenes of the show by entering our competition now!

Malin Arvidsson talks ‘Arne Dahl’ and Stockholm life

Read our interview here with the new boss of ‘The A Unit’ Malin Arvidsson. With her prowess and perfect hair, we found out what it has been like to play a strong female lead and the best places to visit in the Swedish capital.

Italian crime drama ‘1992’ out to buy on DVD

The thrilling series as seen on Sky Arts is now available to own on DVD. Find out what makes 1992 irresistible to watch, as well as being the year of living dangerously.

‘The Bridge’ III Teaser Trailer for BBC Four

Take a look at this glimpse of what to expect from the new season. With Martin Rohde gone, can Saga get to grips with her internal and external demons?

DVD & Blu-ray Discount of the Week: ‘The Bridge I & II’

With the third season rapidly approaching on 21st November to BBC Four, we are offering you the chance to catch up on The Bridge with special offer DVD and Blu-ray boxsets exclusively from the Arrow Film Shop!

The Best Saga Moments in ‘The Bridge’

Join us as we celebrate one of the leading heroines of Nordic Noir: Saga Norén played by award-winning actress Sofia Helin.

Pre-order ‘River’ on DVD now

As the second episode of the hit BBC crime drama continues with John River’s descent into a mournful madness, you can get a head-start and pre-order River on DVD now.

‘Arne Dahl’ Season Two Review So Far

With a double-bill episode from the second season débuting on BBC Four at the weekend, we find out if it has satisfied our insatiable, crime-loving viewers.

‘The Bridge’ Season Three Air Date for BBC Four

UK audiences will return to the infamous Øresund Bridge this November when the third season airs on BBC Four.

The Smouldering Swede: Stellan Skarsgård’s Top 10 International Roles

We take a look at some of the Swedish actor’s memorable forays in both Scandinavian and English-language cinema with our Top 10 movies starring Stellan Skarsgård.

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘The Physician’

This week we are offering the epic fantasy adventure starring Stellan Skarsgård and Ben Kingsley about a boy who is transported onto a defining journey during the Dark Ages at half price!

Abi Morgan’s ‘River’ is a BBC success

Following the first episode of captivating cop drama River on BBC One last night, we find out how the series has been received by the UK’s crime-loving audience.

Nordic films at BFI LFF 2015

This year’s UK based festival welcomes a host of Scandinavian films to the international programme, including Denmark’s Gold Coast, Men and Chicken and Norway’s The Wave.

‘Arne Dahl’ Season Two Starts This Saturday

BBC Four sees the return of ‘The A Unit’ this weekend. In the cold shadow of Beck, BBC’s relentless remit for addictive Scandi crime shows continues to dazzle us.

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘Arne Dahl’ Season One

To welcome back Arne Dahl to BBC Four, we are celebrating by giving our readers the chance to catch up with the first season on DVD at half price!

Brand new ‘Arne Dahl’ on BBC Four

The exciting new line-up of Nordic shows promises to keep us entertained, as Arne Dahl follows BBC Four’s return of Beck this October.

Tributes for the late Henning Mankell

Following the tragic news of Henning Mankell’s death, peers and fans from around the world share their condolences for the treasured Swedish author and civil rights crusader.

Trailer released for ‘River’ on BBC

Take a look at Scandi star Stellan Skarsgård in the British crime drama that follows the jaded detective John River…

Literary icon Henning Mankell dies at 67

The Swedish creator of Wallander who penned the famed detective novels passed away last night, after being diagnosed with cancer last year.

‘Dag’ Season One out now on DVD

The off-beat marriage counsellor brings his brand of unconventional humour and guidance to the convenience of your home entertainment. Get your copy on DVD and be your own armchair psychologist now!

‘Witnesses’ released on DVD and Blu-ray

The French crime drama which recently aired on Channel4 to rave reviews is out to buy next week.

Sky Arts is ‘Occupied’ with their next Nordic series

Jo Nesbø’s latest foray into the intricate and thrilling Nordic Noir genre is acquired by Sky Arts, which is no stranger to Scandinavian drama…

‘Fog and Crimes: The Complete Third Season’ on DVD now

The latest chapter in the Italian crime series, based on the books by Valerio Varesi, is out to buy on DVD.

‘Modus’ launches with success for TV4

The latest crime fiction adaptation marks the Swedish broadcaster’s biggest audience ratings for a television drama in 2 years.

‘The Bridge III’ is back on SVT screens

Following the new season of the acclaimed crime series The Bridge airing to Swedish audiences on SVT, we find out the reaction so far…

Win ‘Moomins on the Riviera’ movie bundle!

To celebrate the new animated adventure that transcends the Moomin World of Finnish illustrator Tove Jansson, we are giving away a DVD and toy for ten lucky winners.

Beyond ‘Beck’: Mikael Persbrandt’s Top 10 Tough Guys

Our favourite long-running partnership has returned. We take a look at the Swedish actor and his roles in between solving the macabre cases as Gunvald Larsson.

New thriller ‘Modus’ airs in Sweden

Crime fiction writer Anne Holt receives an adaptation of her “Vik/Stubø” novels with distinguished star of Wallander Krister Henrikkson at the heart of a festive crime wave.

Pre-order your copy of ‘The Borgen Experience’

Delve deeper into Danish political intrigue with an exposé of the award-winning drama from Executive Producer Camilla Hammerich’s book, coming soon to a bookshop near you.

The return of ‘Beck’ on BBC Four

The new Nordic Noir cases have been opened and the bodies are piling up. We take a look at the new feature-length episodes of Beck so far and his triumphant reprisal on our screens.

Iceland’s ‘Trapped’ at TIFF 2015

The brand new Noir series enthrals audiences at this year’s Toronto Film Festival.

Review of ‘Witnesses’ with Marie Dompnier

The stylish crime drama mesmerised UK audiences on Channel4 with its six-episode season. We take a look at the show along with its rising star and new Noir heroine Marie Dompnier.

‘Borgen’ receives a Dutch theatre adaptation

Prepare to see the drama of Danish politics in a completely different light as the award-winning series transitions from screen to stage.

‘The Bridge III’ premieres in Malmö

After much anticipation, audiences in Sweden were finally introduced to The Bridge season three and we were there to get a first-hand look.

Exclusive look at Malmö Museer’s ‘The Bridge’ exhibit

To celebrate the forthcoming third season of The Bridge Malmö is hosting a series of events with a Nordic Noir theme in mind.

Director Hans Herbots discusses ‘The Treatment’

We spoke with the filmmaker behind the latest Euro Noir thriller from Belgium, based on Mo Hayder’s British crime novel.

Radio Times Festival 2015

As the Radio Times Festival approaches later this month, we get ready to set up shop for Nordic festival-going fans to stop by and browse.

An Interview with Author of ‘The Scandi Kitchen’, Brontë Aurell

The author and owner of the ScandiKitchen Café in London, Brontë Aurell discusses her latest cookbook and love for Scandinavian food.

Jo Nesbø’s ‘The Snowman’ adaptation in the works

As screenwriters start to adapt Jo Nesbø’s bestselling crime novel The Snowman, rumour has it Michael Fassbender is up for the lead…

‘Beck: Buried Alive’ premieres this Saturday on BBC Four

The Nordic Autumn season begins this weekend with the debut Swedish crime series Beck.

‘Romanzo Criminale: Season 1’ on DVD Monday

The first season of the acclaimed Italian crime series is available to buy on DVD from Monday 14th September 2015.

BBC Four threatened to be axed

The acclaimed British channel is in danger of closure as many fight to keep distribution.

Arrow Films Confirm ‘Borgen’ iTunes Success

The Danish series release on iTunes is set to become the biggest launch of a Nordic series in the US, Canada and UK.

Top 10 Victims of Noir

Before the hard-boiled detective arrives on the crime scene and the mystery begins to unravel, the story begins with the victim and the secrets they have to tell…

Iron-Borgen: Pilou Asbæk rumoured for ‘Game of Thrones’

The Borgen actor may have landed a starring role in the celebrated HBO series.

Mads Mikkelsen in talks for ‘Doctor Strange’ role

The Danish actor is first pick to portray a Marvel villain ahead just fresh off his role of Hannibal Lecter.

BBC Four Scandi Autumn Preview

Find out what not to miss this autumn with brand new seasons from top Nordic Noir shows The Bridge, Arne Dahl and all new episodes of Beck.

Win tickets to ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ London book launch

Enter our competition and you could win a pair of tickets to the literary event of the year as David Lagercrantz’s fourth chapter to the Millennium saga launches at Foyles in Central London.

‘Lilyhammer’ Season 3 on DVD & Blu-ray

The Norway bound gangster comedy drama is released for your home viewing pleasure. To celebrate we are offering a DVD Discount of the Week on Lilyhammer Season 2.

‘Borgen’ Season Trilogy Coming Soon to iTunes

Add the powerful political drama seen through the eyes of female Danish Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg to your iTunes library from 31st August.

Watch the latest trailer for ‘The Bridge’ Season 3

Take a sneak peek at the third season of The Bridge and see how Saga copes without her partner in crime prevention Martin Rohde in a thrilling new case.

Filming starts for brand new Nordic drama ‘Springfloden’

The creators of The Bridge are bringing a brand new Nordic drama your way as filming begins for Springfloden.

Top 10 Crime Scenes of Nordic Noir

Step onto our virtual tour bus as we guide you through some of the iconic and treacherous locations of Scandinavia as seen on screen in your favourite Nordic Noir dramas.

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘King of Devil’s Island’

This week’s special offer features legendary Scandi star Stellan Skarsgård as a maniacal warden of a reformatory school for unruly boys in this harrowing drama based on a true story.

‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ London book launch this September

Get your copy signed by David Lagercrantz as the fourth chapter to Stieg Larsson’s international best-selling Millennium trilogy is set to be unveiled at Foyles Central London venue.

Review: ‘The Confessions of Thomas Quick’

We take a closer look at the true story behind one of Sweden’s most infamous serial killers in this new revealing documentary.

Mads Mikkelsen Announced for Star Wars ‘Rogue One’

The Great Danish actor has been cast to star in the first chapter of the Star Wars stories spin-off series.

Get an exclusive and unseen look at Sofia Helin

Be one of the first to get a glimpse of this unseen image of Sofia Helin ahead of the third season of The Bridge.

Review: ‘The Salvation’ coming soon to DVD & Blu-ray

The historical Grindhouse Western starring Mads Mikkelsen makes its way to home entertainment. We take a look back at the thrilling adventure…

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘Wallander’

One of the greatest – and definitely Top 10 Detectives of Nordic Noir – is available at a special offer price this week. Take home the best crime cases from Rolf Lassgård and Krister Henriksson as Sweden’s distinguished inspector Kurt Wallander.

Top 10 Detectives of Nordic Noir

These anti-heroes may be brilliant but their quirks and flaws are what we have grown to love. Who would you want keeping your streets safe and crime-free? Find your ideal investigator here…

Win 2 tickets to see ‘The Confessions of Thomas Quick’

Enter our competition to win a pair of tickets to a screening of this shocking new documentary at the brand new Picturehouse Central in London.

‘The Confessions of Thomas Quick’ Trailer and Poster revealed

Take a glimpse into the mind of Sweden’s infamous serial killer and find out the real story behind the legendary “Thomas Quick” – star of the upcoming documentary out in cinemas on Friday 14th August.

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘Klown’

Have a Scandi laugh on us as we give away the hit Danish comedy Klown on DVD for just £5 this week!

Trailer for Belgian Thriller ‘The Treatment’ released

Get a first look at the gripping new psychological drama adapted from the best-selling British crime writer Mo Hayder.

First session with ‘Dag’ on Sky Arts

We find out how fans of Nordic Noir react to the alternative comic stylings from Scandinavia following the first episode of Dag airing to UK audiences.

Review: Spanish Noir Thriller ‘Marshland’

Euro Noir gets a retro-chic veneer to the crime genre in this latest film set in the treacherous beauty of Southern Spain.

‘Braquo’ season four wraps filming

The fourth series of the acclaimed French crime show Braquo is under wraps and on the way.

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘Accused’ & ‘The Hour of the Lynx’

To celebrate the birthday of the Nordic Noir Queen of Faroese jumpers, we are offering two scintillating films starring Sofie Gråbøl on DVD for just £5 each!

Top 10 Faces of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

The established Danish actor recently celebrated his 45th birthday so we felt it apt to honour the international star with an album of his best performances to date.

‘The Legacy’ Season Two out now on DVD and Blu-ray

The second chapter to the Grønnegaard drama is now available to own. Bring the dysfunction of Denmark’s volatile family into your own home on DVD and Blu-ray.

Win tickets to an exclusive screening of ‘Marshland’

We are giving away 20 pairs of tickets for the chance for you to see the upcoming Spanish crime thriller Marshland – the latest feature-length addition to Euro Noir cinema.

Director Alberto Rodríguez discusses Spanish thriller ‘Marshland’

Filmmaker Alberto Rodríguez spoke to Nordic Noir about his award-winning Spanish crime thriller, Marshland.

DVD Offer of the Week: ‘The Hunt’

Thomas Vinterberg’s modern masterpiece starring the international Danish star Mads Mikkelsen is available to own for just £5 for this week only!

Noir fan reactions to ‘Witnesses’ on Channel4

We find out how the first episode of the brand new French crime drama appealed to UK audiences as the latest addition to Euro Noir.

Mads Men: The Top 10 Roles of Mads Mikkelsen

As Hannibal Lecter’s reign comes to an end on NBC screens, we put together the best characters that the Great Dane has played in Scandinavian cinema.

New Nordic Comedy ‘Dag’ on Sky Arts

Prepare for plenty of Norwegian laughs as we explore the funny side of the award-winning Scandinavian series.

Sidse Babett Knudsen to star in HBO series

The Borgen actress swaps the political world for Westworld in her latest role.

The 13th Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2015

The annual crime fiction event, as part of the illustrious Harrogate International Festival’s programme returns with a Nordic twist.

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘The Hunters’ and ‘False Trail’

This week we are offering a Rolf Lassgård double-bill at only £5 each. Take advantage of this special offer and set these Nordic Noir titles in your cross-hairs to own on DVD!

Exclusive Q&A with the cast of ‘The Legacy’

We’re offering more Nordicana 2015 treats for our newsletter subscribers with candid conversations from stars of the award-winning Danish drama.

Sweden’s Nordic Noir Tourist Attractions

Travellers and fans of Scandi-crime can take their passion even further and become immersed in the Nordic Noir filming locations on tour.

Top 10 Nordic Noir Films

We put together a list of successful Scandinavian crime thrillers that have satisfied our morbid curiosity in the cinema.

Win a trip for two to Sweden!

Don’t miss out on the chance to win a trip for two to one of Nordic Noir’s most prominent destinations.

Euro Noir ‘Cordon’ and ‘Witnesses’ in the UK

The latest European dramas airing on UK networks are proving popular with British audiences.

Win a copy of ’30 Degrees in February’ on DVD

Enter our competition to bring the Scandinavian sunshine into your homes and brighten up your Summer as well as your television screens.

Exclusive interviews with cast of ‘The Legacy’

We are giving our Newsletter subscribers the chance to get virtually up close and personal with the Grønnegaard family from Nordicana 2015.

Nordic Noir ‘Summer Sale’ now on

We are happy to announce the ‘Summer Sale’ this month on a wide range of exclusive merchandise that any true fan of Nordic Noir & Beyond cannot afford to miss. Check out our offers for a limited time only…

‘Humans’ receives a warm welcome

We reflect on Humans as the sci-fi series reaches its mid-way point.

‘The Saboteurs’ arrives on DVD and Blu-ray

The WW2 drama currently wowing audiences on More4 has its home entertainment release date announced for 10th August.

Nordicana 2015 Photo Album

Check out our album remembering the UK’s only festival of Scandinavian drama and fiction, with reviews and photos from the Scandi goings on at the Troxy threatre.

The Nordic Noir stars of International Scandi-Crime

We take a look at how Scandinavian stars have conquered the English-language market and made an impact in Hollywood.

‘Witnesses’ to air on Channel 4

The crime drama that proved to be successful with native French audiences is making its way to Channel 4.

Pre-order ‘The Legacy’ Season 2 on DVD and Blu-ray

The Grønnegaard family continue their struggle to get along in a second season on Sky Arts. You can take the critically acclaimed drama home on DVD and Blu-ray from 27th July.

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘Lilyhammer’ Season Two and ‘Gomorrah’ Season One

We are offering readers the chance to own the Monte Carlo Television Award-winning series on DVD at a criminally reduced price for a limited time only.

New Belgian Drama ‘Cordon’ on BBC Four

Saturday 27th June sees the UK release of the latest series from Belgium in which a life-threatening virus is at the heart of the suspenseful drama.

Pre-Order ‘30 Degrees in February’ on DVD

The irresistible Swedish drama set in the sun-kissed climate of Thailand is available to own on 6th July.

‘The Saboteurs’ off to a strong start

The brand new Norwegian war drama kicks off to an explosive start.

‘Lilyhammer’ and ‘Gomorrah’ win big at the Monte Carlo Television Awards

Steven Van Zandt picks up the award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series.

Watch ‘King of Devil’s Island’ on BBC Four This Saturday

Stellan Skarsgård stars in the Norwegian drama about the trials and tribulations at a boy’s reformatory school, based on a true harrowing story.

Celebrate National Icelandic Day

The founding of the Republic of Iceland following its independence from the Danish monarchy is commemorated today.

Icelandic Noir ‘Snow Blind’ review by Barry Forshaw

The esteemed author and journalist turns through the pages of the first book from Ragnar Jónasson’s ‘Dark Iceland’ novels, available to buy in a new English-language translation.

How Midsummer is celebrated in Sweden

The traditional Swedish gathering that marks the glorious beginning of the Summer holidays is about to spring into action

‘The Saboteurs’ arrive this Friday on More 4

The six-part historical drama series charting Norway’s ‘Heavy Water War’ comes to UK screens on Friday 19th June

Win a copy of ‘The Man Who Watched Women’

Enter our competition to win latest Swedish crime fiction from authors Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt, creator of The Bridge.

British remake ‘Humans’ starts this Sunday

The British version of Sweden’s series Humans comes to Channel 4 this Sunday.

Danish drama ‘The Spider’ released on Monday

Tense Danish drama The Spider could now be yours to own on DVD from Monday 15th June.

A Review of Nordicana: Nordic Noir & Beyond Live 2015

We take a look back at the success of the UK Nordic event of the season which no true fan of Scandi crime could afford to miss.

‘The Legacy’ returns this week

The Grønnegaard Family return to our television screens this week as they continue to battle out their mother’s estate.

Marie Tourell Søderberg talks ‘1864’

Marie Tourell Søderberg gives us all the insights into Denmark’s biggest television series, 1864.

Moa Gammel and producer Filip Hammarström discuss ‘Jordskott’

Moa Gammel and producer Filip Hammarström spoke with us about upcoming Swedish mystery series, Jordskott.  

‘1864’ out now on Blu-ray and DVD

The acclaimed Danish historical epic is now available to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Day Two at Nordicana 2015

The second day at Nordicana 2015 continues to entice fans of Nordic crime and drama with more insights from the familiar actors on our screens.

Day One at Nordicana 2015

Find out from the stars of this year’s Nordicana: Nordic Noir & Beyond Live 2015 on the first day of the Scandi celebrations…

Win a set of signed Nordic Noir DVDs!

Here’s your chance to get your hands on a signed bundle of Nordic Noir DVDs!

Win a signed copy of ‘The Borgen Experience’

Win a signed copy of the upcoming novel The Borgen Experience signed by author Camilla Hammerich.

What Not to Miss at Nordicana 2015!

As the stars of Nordic drama and crime fiction take to the Main Stage we present the best of what else is on offer that our guests can look forward to at this year’s festival.

Nordicana: Nordic Noir & Beyond Live 2015 this weekend

Make sure you’ve got everything you need to know before the big event this weekend!

Håkan Nesser’s new novel on sale at Nordicana 2015

Håkan Nesser’s new novel The Living and the Dead in Winsford will be on sale at Nordicana this weekend.

Camilla Hammerich to attend Nordicana 2015

The Borgen producer will attend the Nordic celebrations this Saturday with exclusive signings of her new book, The Borgen Experience.

Meet Moa Gammel at Apple Store, Regent Street

Jordskott star Moa Gammel leaves the rural Silverhöjd behind to talk to Apple customers about her thrilling new series in the Central London venue.

‘Jordskott’ premieres at Nordicana 2015

The latest Swedish supernatural thriller launches at Nordicana 2015 with a Q&A from star Moa Gammel and an exclusive UK screening of the first episode.

Download the Nordicana APP now!

You can now download our free Nordicana APP before the festival this weekend!

Win a Nordicana goody bag!

Get your hands on this exclusive Nordicana goody bag ahead of the big event this weekend!

Emma Kennedy to interview Sofie Gråbøl at Nordicana 2015

The actress, writer and television presenter will lead a one-on-one discussion with one of Nordic’s iconic stars.

Marian Keyes to present Nordicana ’1864′ Q&A

The Irish novelist will be interviewing the stars of the latest Danish sensation at this year’s Nordicana festival.

Attend a free Q&A with ’1864′ author Tom Buk-Swienty

Get the chance to attend a Q&A with Tom Buk-Swienry, author of 1864: The Forgotten War That Shaped Modern Europe on Monday 8th June for free!

The Latest Nordicana 2015 Schedule

Take a look at the updated schedule for Nordicana: Nordic Noir & Beyond Live 2015 – complete with timings…

Meet the Danish Actresses of ‘1864’

Nordicana 2015 welcomes Sarah-Sofie Boussnina and Marie Tourell Søderberg – the women of the past and present in DR’s epic drama 1864.

’1864′: The Battle So Far

As we reach the mid-way point of 1864, we recount the tense Danish story so far but *WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS*

Win a box set copy of ‘Fortitude’ on DVD

To celebrate the release out on Blu-ray and DVD on 1st June we have two box set copies to give away.

Nordicana: Nordic Noir & Beyond Live 2015 full schedule

We have the full line-up covering both Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th June for this year’s Nordicana festival.

Meet the rising Nordic stars from ‘1864’

Following the BBC Four premiere at the weekend, we take a closer look at the talented young stars Jakob Oftebro and Jens Sætter-Lassen’s who play the Jensen brothers in of 1864.

Nordicana 2015 announces special guest Søren Malling

The Danish actor from 1864, Borgen and The Killing joins the star-studded line-up at this year’s Scandinavian festival.

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir wins the Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year

The Icelandic writer gains the prestigious title with her novel The Silence of the Sea at this year’s Petrona Awards.

Win a signed copy of ‘The Year of Living Danishly’

Enter our latest competition for the chance to win a signed copy of Helen Russell’s first novel. Tak!

First image of Sidse Babett Knudsen in ‘Inferno’

The first image from principle filming has been released for the upcoming adaptation of Dan Brown’s best-selling thriller Inferno.

New series ‘Jordskott’ adds a dramatic twist to Nordic Noir

Prepare for a brand new mystery series from the dark heart of Sweden which is destined for our ITV screens.

‘1864’ starts this Saturday on BBC Four

The wait is almost over…

1864’s Jakob Oftebro and Sarah-Sofie Boussnina join Nordicana 2015

Even more stars have been confirmed to attend the Scandi celebrations from the historical television event 1864

Win a copy of ‘Nordicana: 100 Icons of Scandi Culture & Nordic Cool’

Get up to scratch on all of your Nordic Noir knowledge ahead of our Nordicana 2015 festival by entering our competition!

’1864′ stars announced for Nordicana 2015

Stars of the brand new Danish war series join fellow Scandinavian actors to join in with the Nordic celebrations.

Tickets now available for Nordicana: Nordic Noir & Beyond Live 2015

Your chance to attend the ultimate Nordic festival is now here…

‘Borgen’ Creator Adam Price Announces New Drama

DR continues with the war-time theme in an upcoming series about religion during conflict.

Actor Profile: Lars Mikkelsen

We celebrate the birthday of the Danish star of The Killing I and 1864 as he ages gracefully on our screens.

‘The Legacy’ Stars Announced for Nordicana 2015

The dysfunctional family of DR’s The Legacy exchange the Grønnegaard estate for an alternative festen at London’s 2015 event.

Nordicana 2015 Welcomes Moa Gammel

Swedish actress Moa Gammel, and star of brand new crime-mystery series Jordskott, will appear at this year’s Nordicana festival.

Sofia Helin to appear at Nordicana 2015

One of Nordic Noir’s most iconic female heroines, and star of The Bridge, will be joining this year’s Nordicana festival.

’1864′s Historic Screening in London

DR and Miso Film’s latest quality television drama from the annals of Danish history comes to the UK…

DVD Discount of the Week: ‘The Hunt’

This week we offer you Thomas Vinterberg’s renowned drama The Hunt on DVD ahead of the UK release of Far From the Madding Crowd.

New Nordic Dramas on BBC Four

Two brand new Nordic dramas are set to grace our UK television screens: one from Iceland and the other from Denmark.

Discounts available for CrimeFest 2015

Get your CrimeFest 2015 ticket at a discount price whilst you still can.

‘1864’ Coming Soon to BBC Four

The historical mini-series charting the Second Schleswig War reunites a host of Danish stars for DR’s most expensive TV production.

Nordicana 2015 Announces Sofie Gråbøl

The star of The Killing and Fortitude will be joining the Nordic celebrations at this year’s Nordicana expo.

Win a pair of tickets to CrimeFest 2015

Get your hands on two tickets to CrimeFest 2015 – the perfect prize for any crime novel fan.

CrimeFest 2015 Announce All-Star Line-Up

‘The Godmother of Modern Scandinavian Crime Fiction’ Maj Sjöwall will appear as one of this year’s guest authors.

The Power of ‘Borgen’

We explore how one of Nordic Noir’s most-loved shows has influenced, not just its native Denmark, but also the political world.

Nordicana: 100 Icons of Scandi Culture & Nordic Cool

Get the first glimpse of our brand new and exclusive Nordicana book featuring all things Scandinavian.

The Troxy – Nordicana: Nordic Noir & Beyond Live 2015

As we gear ourselves up for our exclusive Nordic Noir & Beyond event, we take a look at this year’s venue.

Images released from ‘The Bridge’ season 3

Sofia Helin on set of the anticipated third season of The Bridge.

Win ‘The Bridge Seasons 1 & 2’ on DVD

Don’t miss out on the chance to win your very own copy of The Bridge seasons 1 & 2 on DVD!

Actor profile: Sofia Helin

We take an in depth look at the woman behind one of the most iconic female figures in modern television, Saga Norén.

An Interview with Director Kristian Levring

The Dogme 95 filmmaker discusses his latest film where he adds a Danish twist to the Western genre in The Salvation.

‘The Bridge’ season 3 teaser arrives

Detective Saga Norén returns for a third season as she attempts to cope with the loss of her only friend.

Save the Date – Nordicana: Nordic Noir & Beyond Live 2015

The international phenomenon of Nordic Noir TV, fiction and film, and our ongoing fascination with Scandinavian culture is the driving force behind a fresh immersive live experience in London.

‘Fortitude’ renewed for a second season

The popular ice-cold drama series will be unleashed once more…

Win an exclusive Nordic Noir & Beyond mug

Get your hands on one of our exclusive Nordic Noir & Beyond mugs by entering our latest competition.

‘Lilyhammer – The Complete Season 2’ out now on DVD

The acclaimed Norwegian-American crime series is back and now available to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

BBC Four to broadcast Norway’s trendy ‘Slow TV’

Nordic influences yet another fellow region as Norway’s popular TV show is set to head our way.

The Fourth Instalment to Larsson’s ‘Millennium’ Saga is Announced

David Lagercrantz continues Stieg Larsson legacy with the crime fiction trilogy that pioneered the popular Nordic Noir genre.

Top 10 Nordic Noir novels

From Headhunters to Faceless Killers, we take a look at the readers’ top 10 Nordic Noir novels.

Win tickets to see Jo Nesbø: Blood on Snow tour 2015

Enter our exclusive competition for the chance to see the Nordic author’s brand new tour in Brighton and Edinburgh.

An interview with Nordic novelist Håkan Nesser

The bestselling author discusses his renowned literary career and writing as a Swedish native.

Jesper Christensen stars in first teaser trailer for ‘Spectre’

The Legacy star transforms from Mr. Konrad to Mr. White in James Bond trailer.

The 2015 Petrona Awards shortlist announced

With the ‘Godmother of Modern Scandinavian Crime Fiction’ to present.

DVD Discount of the Week: Gomorrah Series One

Gear yourselves up for latest political series 1992 with the first series of Italian drama Gomorrah.

‘1992’ receives warm welcome

After last night’s UK debut, viewers take to Twitter to discuss the first episode of the new Italian series.

The Nordic Effect on International Remakes

The global impact with the cycle of English-language remakes proves just how irresistible the Scandinavian appeal continues to be.

Watch the DVD trailer for Lilyhammer Series 2

The comedy drama series that bridges the gap between Brooklyn and Oslo is released on a home away from home entertainment.

New Nordic series to air in the UK

Will Swedish mystery thriller Jordskott be the next big thing in the world of Nordic?

Italian drama ‘1992’ premieres this Tuesday

This Italian political thriller following the country’s most prolific year debuts on Sky Arts 1.

French drama ‘Witnesses’ debuts with outstanding ratings

New french drama Witnesses premieres to great reviews and excellent ratings in its home country.

An interview with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

We sat down with the international Danish actor to discuss his latest role in Danish thriller, A Second Chance.

Lars and the Real Girl

Sofie Gråbøl and Lars Mikkelsen to star in new Danish drama, There Comes a Day.

‘Hostages – The Complete Season One’ out on DVD now

After a nail-biting series finale on Saturday night, gripping Israeli crime drama Hostages is now available to own to DVD.

The 20th anniversary of Dogme 95 calls for a ‘Festen’!

Danish filmmakers Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg launched their iconic Dogme 95 manifesto twenty years ago today.

Addictive drama ‘Hostages’ comes to an end this weekend

As the finale quickly approaches, we look back over the stirring events that have transpired in the lead up to the anticipated climax of Hostages.

Pre-order ‘Hostages’ – The Complete Season One on DVD

The first series of the tense and critically acclaimed Israeli drama is now available to pre-order on DVD.

Behind Every Series is a Strong Woman

We continue to celebrate International Women’s Day with a phenomenal selection of heroines from the world of Noir.

Win a lunch voucher for two at Scandinavian Kitchen

You could be in with the chance of winning a lunch voucher for two at one of London’s most popular restaurants, Scandinavian Kitchen.

‘Mammon’ set to become a European remake

HBO Europe will adapt the critically acclaimed Norwegian crime series Mammon for Czech and Polish audiences.

David Cameron to pursue ‘Borgen’s televised seven-party debate

After the announcement that Prime Minister David Cameron aims for a television seven-party debate, we took a look at a character familiar with this concept - Borgen‘s Birgitte Nyborg.

Win an exclusive poster of ‘The Killing II’

Enter our latest competition to win an exclusive poster of The Killing II, starring Sofie Gråbøl.

‘Let the Right One In’ Welcomed in US Theatres

The National Theatre of Scotland’s Let the Right One In is awarded with an extended run following its critically acclaimed American premiere.

Character Focus: Dr. Yael Donan

We delve into the mind-set of the brilliant Israeli doctor played by Ayelet Zurer and the impossible position she faces in BBC Four’s drama Hostages.

New Italian political thriller to debut this March

New Italian political thriller 1992 is set to grace our television screens later this month.

An Orchestra of Ice at Norway’s Music Festival

The 2015 Ice Music Festival in Geilo mesmerised audiences with an inventive reception of wondrous melodies performed on instruments made entirely from ice.

Sidse Babett Knudsen to star in adaptation of Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’

From leading the Danish parliament to playing the head of the World Health Organization, Knudsen continues to portray an air of authority in an all-star international cast.

Jo Nesbø’s ‘Blood on Snow’ Tour 2015

The Norwegian crime writer launches his latest page-turner in the UK with a series of special appearances, signings and discussions about his captivating craft.

Viewers Welcome ‘Hostages’ Into Their Homes

We find out how UK audiences responded to the dramatic Israeli TV series and how the original programme compares to its American remake.

Win a signed copy of ‘The Winter War’

Enter our competition to get your hands on this new & original Scandi novel

‘Tommy’ is out now on DVD

Explore the Swedish criminal underworld in the new Nordic crime film starring Moa Gammel and Ola Rapace.

An interview with Ola Rapace

We sat down with the Swedish film and television star to talk about his acting success and the upcoming thriller Tommy.

DVD Offer of the Week: Above the Street, Below the Water

Sidse Babett Knudsen swaps politics for matrimony in our DVD Offer of the Week

Win tickets to ‘The Duke of Burgundy’ Q&A with ‘Borgen’s Sidse Babett Knudsen

Enter our competition to watch the stylish new drama with a discussion from the director and stars of the film.

‘The Legacy’ Set To Become A Spellbinding Trilogy

Two more seasons of the family drama as well as a host of other Scandi TV treats to look forward to…

‘Hostages’ Premieres On BBC Four This Saturday

Get ready to be enthralled by the arresting thriller that influenced Jerry Bruckheimer’s hit US remake.

Norwegian Films At The Berlin Film Festival 2015

The Northern Lights from Scandinavia illuminate this year’s programme at the Berlinale Festival

Win the first series of ‘The Legacy’ on DVD

Enter our competition to get yours hands on the latest Nordic sensation, The Legacy.

New Swedish series starts this Friday

Swedish natives swap snow for sun in new Scandinavian series 30 Degrees in February

An interview with Caroline Proust

Caroline Proust, star of Spiral, visited Institut Francais and revealed behind-the-scenes secrets of France’s most successful police series to more than 200 fans.

Interview With The Legacy’s Maya Ilsøe

Join us for a chat with the creator and writer of the award-winning Nordic drama.

The Legacy Season One Review

We take an in-depth look into the lives of the Danish family that everyone is talking about.

Win ‘The Killing’ and ‘Borgen’ Boxsets on DVD

Celebrate DR’s gripping series back-to-back to keep you on the edge-of-your-seat…

‘The Legacy’ released on DVD & Blu-ray

The family drama with hidden secrets that bring them together and threaten to tear them apart is available to own on DVD and Blu-ray.

‘The Legacy’ family portrait

Take a candid look at the intricate relationships of the Grønnegaard tribe.

Character of the Week: Gro Grønnegaard

From Thomas Vinterberg’s Festen to The Legacy, Trine Dyrholm is bound by blood to the dysfunctions of another family.

‘The Legacy’ Receives Top TV Robert Awards

The Danish family drama steals the show at the 31st Robert Awards ceremony.

Character of the Week: Hildur Odegard

Sofie Gråbøl follows up The Killing with a new international crime series that blends British mystery with a Scandinavian twist.

Welcome to Fortitude

Join us on a virtual tour of the ideal Arctic tourist destination. Or so it seems.

‘Fortitude’ Polar Bear Roams Central London

Keep a look-out for one of the feral stars which has been let loose upon the streets of the bustling capital.

Win A Nordic Noir Mug Full Of Scandinavian Hot Chocolate

Warm up this Winter by getting your hands on an exclusive Nordic Noir & Beyond mug and some Scandinavian hot chocolate.

Read Our ‘Fortitude’ Interview With Sofie Gråbøl

We caught up with The Killing star Sofie Gråbøl to talk about her new role as ambitious Governor Odegard in the Sky Atlantic crime series Fortitude.

Watch the trailer for ‘Tommy’

The new and official UK trailer for Swedish crime drama Tommy is available to watch now.

Pre-order ‘Tommy’ on DVD

Tommy, starring Ola Rapace and Moa Gammel heads to DVD this February

Watch our interview with Nordic expert Barry Forshaw

Here is an exclusive interview with author of The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, and Nordic Noir Magazine editor Barry Forshaw about the appeal of Scandinavian crime fiction.

‘Modus Operandi’ Crime Novels To Be Adapted For Television

Successful Norwegian writer Anne Holt’s Vik/Stubø novels will become an 8-part crime drama

Character Focus: Troels Hartmann

Before he enters the White House in the new season of House of Cards, we take a look back at Lars Mikkelsen in the first season of The Killing.

Footprints in the snow – A Nordic Noir tour

We took a guided tour of Copenhagen, Denmark to see the sites that are home to series like The Killing, Borgen and The Bridge.

UK premiere of ‘Fortitude’: The stars talk

The new international crime drama invites us to witness the primordial beauty of “one of the safest towns on Earth”. Or so it seems…

First Look: The Premiere of Sky Atlantic’s ‘Fortitude’

Nordic Noir & Beyond attended the premiere of Fortitude last night in London and got a sneak peak at it’s first episode.

DVD Discount of the Week: Prisoners of War Season 1 & 2

For those of you who are already suffering from Homeland withdrawals, fear not as you get right back to where it all started in our ‘DVD Discount of the Week’ Prisoners of War.

Lars Mikkelsen joins Kevin Spacey in the third season of ‘House of Cards’

From The Killing to House of Cards, Lars Mikkelsen is proving to be a formidable international political animal.

Discover The Nordic Lights Film Festival 2015

The world of contemporary Nordic cinema is showcased at the Seattle festival to illuminate what the award-winning industry has to offer.

American Crime Show ‘True Detective’ Will Receive A Nordic Touch In Its Second Season

The dark and profound Nordic Noir style has attracted the creators of HBO’s True Detective

Character Focus: Eddy Caplan

From working with renowned French directors as Luc Besson and Jean-Jacques Beineix in his cinematic career, Jean Hugues-Anglade delivers an incendiary performance in the TV crime series Braquo.

DVD Discount of the Week: Braquo Trilogy

Our DVD discount for this week is the critically acclaimed French crime series Braquo which examines an elite group of brutal and unorthodox police agents.

Parisian Legal Drama ‘Spiral’ Airs New Season On BBC FOUR

The French drama series that absorbs you into the unrelenting criminal world of Paris continues its success with a fifth instalment.

The Nordic Noir Influences British TV With Veteran Actor Stellan Skarsgård

Stellan Skarsgård headlines the BBC Drama River, bringing a touch of Nordic Noir to the crime-infested streets of London.

High in the Arctic Circle, Murder is About to Wreak Havoc

The Killing‘s Sofie Gråbøl stars alongside Christopher Eccleston, Stanley Tucci and Michael Gambon in this new English-language crime series about a small town hiding a very big secret.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014: 1. Wallander says goodbye

Undoubtedly our number 1 spot has to go to a true Nordic Noir icon, Kurt Wallander, who sadly said goodbye this year.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014: 2. The Legacy makes an incredible debut

Coming in at number 2 is the latest Danish delight to hit television screens; The Legacy.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014: 3. The Bridge Returns

One of Nordic Noir’s most beloved and talked about shows, The Bridge, returned to British television screens earlier in the year to a euphoric reception. It comes in at third place on our best of 2014 list.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014: 4. Sofie Gråbøl wows Edinburgh audiences

This year saw the English language debut of Sofie Gråbøl who trod the boards at the Edinburgh International Festival to critical acclaim. She comes in at number 4 on our countdown of the year.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014 Countdown: 5. Nordicana takes London by storm

As we move into the top 5 section of our best of the year countdown, we travel back to February and reminisce about the two day Nordicana festival which saw some of the biggest stars in all of Nordic film and television descend upon London.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014 countdown: 6. Sidse Babett Knudsen rules the world

One of our favourite Danish actresses, Sidse Babett Knudsen, had quite the year and she comes in at number 6 on our countdown of the year.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014 Countdown: 7. Gomorrah leaves a bloody but thrilling trail

Along with Generation War, another Beyond title that turned many heads was Italian gangster series Gomorrah. Based upon Roberto Saviano’s shocking expose of the Naples Camorra, the show saw the rise of a right hand man to mafia boss, in the midst of a family feud and warring gangs.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014: 8. Crimes Of Passion brings a touch of style

Number 8 on our highlights of the year was a show where the detectives were dressed as sharply as the murder weapons; Crimes of Passion.

Kon Tiki – In Cinemas This Week

The Oscar nominated Norwegian drama Kon-Tiki is released in cinemas this week. It tells the fascinating true story of Thor Heyerdahl and how he and a group of friends sailed from South America to the Polynesian Islands in the Southern Pacific. Here is why you should see it.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014 Countdown: 9. Generation War wins an International Emmy

Continuing our countdown of the year is one of our Beyond titles, the German World War II drama Generation War which was awarded an International Emmy in November.

Win a copy of The Keeper of Lost Causes on DVD

To celebrate the home entertainment release of the film, we have five copies of this gripping Danish thriller to give away on DVD.

Best of Nordic Noir 2014 Countdown: 10. Aksel Hennie is a true Pioneer

With the year drawing to a close we are taking a look back at a sensational year for Nordic Noir and Beyond. Over the next 10 days we will be revealing our 10 highlights of the year. Kicking off the countdown is Aksel Hennie’s jaw dropping performance in the Norwegian thriller Pioneer.

What is Hygge?

As Christmas draws closer and we are reunited with our family and loved ones, our spirits begin to raise as the festive season evokes all round happiness. But in Denmark the feeling of goodwill can be experienced all year and can be found in the smallest of things

A Quick Chat with Arne Dahl

We grab a quick chat with the acclaimed Swedish novelist ahead of the release of the second season of the Arne Dahl television series.

Win the Lars Von Trier collection

Win a collection of films from Denmark’s most controversial filmmakers; Lars Von Trier.

Get in the festive (and Nordic) spirit with Christmas Jumper Day

This Friday is Christmas Jumper Day 2014 so why not get involved in this good cause and follow in the footsteps of Sarah Lund.

Lilyhammer – The Story So Far

The hit American/ Norwegian comedy crime drama is heading to Nordic Noir and we have everything you need to know about the series so far.

Ola Rapace stars in Tommy

“When the Queen returns, she sets the city on fire”

The Legacy is heading to America

The hit Danish series, currently showing on Sky Arts, is heading for an English language remake in the United States.

Win a Nordic Noir Mystery Prize Bundle

To celebrate the upcoming festive season and a successful year for Nordic Noir and Beyond we are giving two lucky readers the chance to win a mystery Nordic Noir goodybag that will contain a secret selection of Nordic treats.

Back Kim Bodnia’s Next Project On Kickstarter

Kim Bodnia is seeking backers for his next film on Kickstarter. Find out how you can be part of his next project here.

Epic ‘1864’ Trailer Now Online

The first full English language for the epic Danish war series 1864, idse Babett Knudsen, Søren Malling, Pilou Asbæk and Nicolas Bro, is now online.

The Legacy Earns Rave Reviews

The verdicts are in and it’s safe to say that The Legacy is set to follow in the prestigious footsteps of The Killing and Borgen.

Noir Friday – One Day Super-Savings

Wallander? The Bridge? The Killing? Borgen? That’s right, they are all on offer on Noir Friday. Pick up a bargain now!

Carsten Bjørnlund reveals the secrets of The Legacy

If you have watched the highly anticipated first episode of The Legacy on Sky Arts and already want more then we have the video for you.

Generation War wins an International Emmy

Acclaimed German WWII series walks away with top award at event in New York.

Nordic Film Festival 2014

This years Nordic Film Festival runs from November 26– December 7 and will take place around the UK in cities including London, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle and will showcase some of the best new films from Scandinavia.


Secrets and Lies: The Legacy

Over the past decade and more, the UK and Denmark have changed the face of quality TV drama, sharing as they have 10 of the last 12 Best International Drama Emmy awards between them. And it’s from Denmark’s national broadcaster DR, responsible for series such as Borgen, The Killing and The Bridge, that we welcome The Legacy, set to become the most popular Nordic Noir series yet.

DVD Discount of the Week: The Hunt

Our DVD discount for this week is the Oscar nominated and critically acclaimed Danish drama The Hunt, starring Mads Mikkelsen.

Actor profile: Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

Before he arrives on our screens next week in The Legacy, we take a look back at the short but already promising career of the highly talented young Danish actor Mikkel Boe Følsgaard.

Interview with the cast and crew of The Legacy

Featuring an all-star Nordic cast including Trine Dyrholm, Carsten Bjørnlund and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, the series, comes courtesy of the creators behind Borgen and The Killing. Writer Maya Ilsøe created The Legacy and we were lucky enough to chat with her and two of the lead stars (Trine Dyrholm who plays Gro and Carsten Bjørnlund who plays Frederick) about their new series and the various dynamics of their characters.

Iceland Noir : Iceland’s festival of crime fiction

Taking place in Reykjavik, Iceland this weekend is Iceland Noir, the Scandinavian nations premiere festival of crime fiction. From Thursday evening right through to Sunday, the festival will celebrate some of the countries best crime writers as well as others from Finland, Norway, Sweden, Britain and America.

DVD Discount of the Week: The Killing II

Ahead of the television premiere of The Legacy on November 26, starring Christian Bjørnlund, we are giving you the chance to purchase a copy of his previous Nordic Noir role in The Killing II, for a very special price.

Character of the Week: Christian Søgaard

Established Danish actor Carsten Bjørnlund returns to our screens in a lead role in family drama The Legacy but he will be more recognisable to fans of The Killing. Bjørnlund played Major Christian Søgaard in the second series of the crime thriller and this week we take a look back at his supporting but eye catching role.

Carsten Bjørnlund discusses The Legacy – Nordicana 2014

The Killing actor Carsten Bjørnlund reveals what we can expect from his character in The Legacy which premieres on Sky Arts on 26th November.

Win a copy of Fade to Black

This fantastic compilation CD features iconic themes from some of your favourite Nordic Noir shows and we are giving you the chance to win a copy.

Actor Profile: Trine Dyrholm

Award-winning actress Trine Dyrholm  has a career that has spanned over twenty years. Noted for her roles in Festen and Susanne Bier’s Oscar-winning drama In a Better World, she now returns to our television screens in Danish drama The Legacy. We take a look at the career of one of Scandinavia’s most talented actresses.

DVD Discount of the Week: Love is All You Need

This week’s special offer sees The Legacy‘s Trine Dyrholm and Pierce Brosnan team up in Susanne Bier’s romantic comedy at the bargain price of £4.50.

Win The Code on DVD

The critically acclaimed Australian drama series The Code is now available to own on Blu-ray and DVD. To celebrate its home entertainment release, we are giving you a chance to win the series on DVD.

The Code released on DVD

The acclaimed Australian political series The Code, previously aired on BBC Four, is now available to own on DVD.

Watch the first trailer for The Legacy

The first trailer for the upcoming Danish drama The Legacy has been released. Brought to you from the creators of The Killing and Borgen.

DVD Discount of the Week: Wallander Collected Films 14-20

This week’s special offer is the beginning of the second series of Wallander, which is now available for the bargain price of just £10.

The Legacy arrives this November

It’s been announced that the latest Danish television drama, The Legacy, will receive its exclusive UK television premiere on Sky Arts on 26th November 2014.

Character of the Week: Linda Wallander

Even though Kurt grabs all the headlines it is important to remember that there is more than just one Wallander. This week we celebrate the wonderful Johanna Sällström’s performance as Linda Wallander.

Win Gomorrah on DVD

The sensational and critically acclaimed first season of the Italian crime series Gomorrah, is now available to own on DVD and Blu-Ray. To celebrate the release we are giving you the chance to win a copy on DVD.

Hinterland wins 3 Bafta Cymru Awards

Congratulations are in order for the Welsh crime drama Hinterland, which has won three Bafta Cymru Awards at the event on Sunday evening.

Did The Bridge win?

Last week we brought you news that series 2 of The Bridge had been nominated for a Specsavers Crime Thriller Award in the Best International Series category. Well, now you can find out if Saga and Martin prevailed or not.

Inspector Nadone & Fog and Crimes released on DVD

If you were recently infatuated with the Italian crime series Gomorrah, you’ll be pleased to know that the series is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray. If you are hungry for more Italian noir, then lucky for you there are two more titles fresh on the shelves today, under the exciting new sub label Criminale Italia.


DVD Discount of the Week: The Bridge Seasons 1 & 2

For the first time ever we are offering up The Bridge Seasons 1 and 2 for an incredibly low price.

Character of the Week: Hans Petterson

We are celebrating The Bridge’s nomination at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards this week so this weeks featured character in Saga’s quirky but caring boss Hans Petterson.

Sidse Babett Knudsen named as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in TV.

Congratulations are due to Borgen’s Sidse Babett Knudsen, who has been recognised as one of the most influential woman in global television today.

The Bridge II nominated for Specsavers Crime Thriller Award

The Bridge looks to capitalise on their 2012 success by once again winning a Specsavers Crime Thriller Award and follow in the footsteps of The Killing and Wallander.

Gomorrah concludes

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Italian series, Gomorrah, has been thrilling audience’s recently on Sky Atlantic but has now drawn to a close. Fear not though as the series is now available to pre-order.


Easy Money III: Available now

The third instalment in the thrilling Easy Money trilogy, starring Joel Kinnaman

DVD Discount of the week: Above the Street Below the Water

With the imminent debut of 1864 on our television screens starring Sidse Babett Knudsen and Nicolas Bro, we have on offer one of their rarely seen films, Above the Street Below the Water

Win Anno 1790 on DVD

With the new historical Danish epic 1864 currently making monumental waves in Denmark, ahead of its UK debut in 2015, we are giving you the chance to win another great Nordic period drama.

Character of the week: Johan Gustav Dåådh

This week we take a look at Petter Eggers performance as Johan Gustav Dåådh in the historical Swedish drama Anno 1790.

The Code: Reviews round-up

Australian series The Code, has successfully transcended the stereotypes that come with Australian television and has created a tight and entertaining crime thriller. Here’s what the critics have to say.

1864 launches an epic premiere in Denmark

Prepare to be immersed in the love and war saga that is taking Denmark by storm.

Unlock The Code

A new Australian thriller is beginning on BBC Four which is bound to tickle the fancy of more than a few of you Nordic fanatics. After two brothers publish a video of a suspicious accident in the outback, a political outrage breaks out which could threaten the brothers lives.

Photos from Sidse Babett Knudsen’s knighthood

Borgen actress officially receives her knighthood from France. View the pictures from the ceremony here.

DVD Discount Of The Week: Generation War

On offer this week is the epic World War II drama Generation War. This 3-part German series follows a group of friends, from Berlin, who are caught up in the conflict in 1941. All eager to contribute to their countries effort, the group of five, says their farewells and venture off into different aspects of the war, vowing to reunite at Christmas.

Actor Profile: Søren Malling

Søren Malling is one of the leading actors to emerge from Denmark in recent years. Having appeared in acclaimed shows and films such as The Killing, Borgen and A Hijacking, this week he appears in the big DVD release The Hour Of The Lynx. To celebrate this esteemed actors career we take a look back on his best roles to date.

Win Crimes of Passion on DVD

Crimes Of Passion Season 1 might be over but that doesn’t mean that you still can’t revel in its vicious and seductive qualities. We are giving away 3 copies of the Swedish series on DVD.

Sofie Gråbøl on the Andrew Marr Show

The Killing and Hour of the Lynx actress recently appeared on BBC One’s Andrew Marr show and she revealed her thoughts on the future of The Killing.

The Hour Of The Lynx released on DVD

Sofie Gråbøl’s latest thriller The Hour of the Lynx is now available to own on DVD.

Sweden celebrates Cinnamon Bun Day

October 4th is Cinnamon Bun Day in Sweden, with Swedes tucking into the tasty treat across the country. How will you be celebrating this year?

DVD Discount of the Week: Unit One Season 2

On offer this week is the second season of Unit One, the Danish police drama which first exposed Mads Mikkelsen to the world.

Sidse Babett Knudsen made a knight

Its not a story that you expected to hear but Sidse Babett Knudsen has been made a knight in the French art guild of ‘Arts et Lettres’.

Hans Rosenfeldt reveals more about The Bridge 3

Writer believes that the body count of Season 2 was far too high and looks to lessen the deaths in Season 3 as more about Saga’s past is revealed.

Crimes Of Passion Concludes

The captivating, enthralling and down right stylish Swedish series Crime Of Passion concludes its first season this Saturday on BBC Four.

TV to look forward to

With the seasons changing and those early nights getting a lot darker, crime and international TV series are once again set to dominate your viewing schedule and this year is looking to be an exceptional line up. With new shows from Denmark, Australia and Britain set to hit the air, plus the return of a few favourites, it’ll be worth staying in this year.

DVD Discount of the Week: The Protectors Season 2

Our special offer this week is the fantastic second series of the Danish series The Protectors, which sees the special police unit dealing with international terrorism.

New Crimes Of Passion Trailer released

With the series drawing to a close on BBC Four a new trailer details what you may have been missing. Plus news on how you can pre-order your copy of the series on DVD.

Win a DVD or digital copy of Hour of the Lynx

Sofie Gråbøl’s latest film has just been released on iTunes and you can win your very own copy in our new competition.

Gomorrah wins 5 Roma Fiction Festival awards

The Italian crime series has been wining over the critics and now it is winning the awards to back it up. The crime series picked up 5 awards at the recent Roma Fiction Festival.

DVD Discount of the week: The Hunters

Own the classic Swedish thriller, The Hunters on DVD for the incredibly low price of just £6!

Gomorrah: The Next Big Thing?

The Italian crime series, currently on Sky Atlantic, is winning rave reviews from the critics. Have you delved into this gritty side of the Napels mafia yet?

The James Plays come to London

After amazing the critics and audiences in Scotland, Sofie Gråbøl and the award winning James Plays arrive in London.

The Hypnotist: Out Now

Swedish director Lasse Hallström returns to his home language for gritty thriller The Hypnotist, which is out on DVD now.

In Order of Disappearance: Out this week

First trailer released for Stellan Skarsgård’s latest film; In Order of Disappearance

DVD Discount of the Week: Sebastian Bergman

On offer this week is the 2010 Rolf Lassgård series, Sebastian Bergman, which is available

Character of the week: Saga Norén

With Season 3 of The Bridge currently in production, we take a look back at its most endearing character; Saga Norén.

Nordic Noir merchandise sale

Nordic Noir t-shirts, fleeces and bags now on offer.

Hinterland leads the way at 2014 Bafta Cymru film and TV awards

Welsh crime drama picks up nine nominations at prestigious awards.

The Great Nordic Noir Survey

We here at Nordic Noir take great care in giving our loyal readers the best of Nordic Noir news and insight. In order for us to acknowledge what is best for our readers, and giving more of what you want to see, we ask that you would take part in our new survey. Each entrant will be in with a chance of winning a Nordic Noir Goody Bag.


Nordic Noir: The Documentary – The Rise of Scandi-Drama

Nordic Noir: The Documentary – The Rise of Scandi-Drama is on the way and will examine the popular fascination of Nordic crime fiction, TV drama and feature films.

DVD offer of the week: Wallander 8 – 13

Purchase the final episodes of Ola Rapace’s tenure in Wallander this week for just £10

Character of the week: Stefan Lindman

With Ola Rapace returning to our TV screens this week in Crimes Of Passion, we look back at his short but fondly remembered role in Wallander.

Cold in Copenhagen – The Keeper Of Lost Causes

Nikolaj Lie Kaas tackles the unsolvable in Mikkel Nørgaard’s The Keeper of Lost Causes.

DVD Discount of the Week: Anno 1790

Experience a more classic piece of Nordic Noir this week with Anno 1790, which is now available for just £10.

Win all the Department Q novels

Ahead of next weeks release of The Keeper Of Lost Causes we are giving you the chance to win a fantastic prize.

Pioneer triumphs at Amanda Awards

Aksel Hennie’s lead role in the gripping thriller Pioneer was recognised at Norway’s premier film awards ceremony the Amanda Awards at the weekend.

Crimes Of Passion broadcast date confirmed

Highly anticipated Swedish series will begin on BBC Four August 30 and you can pre-order your DVD copy now.

DVD Discount of the week: Borgen Season One

The critically acclaimed and award winning season one of Borgen is now available to own for just £15.


This week we take an in depth look at the inspirational leader of Denmark’s ‘New Democrats’ party; the one and only Birgitte Nyborg.

The James Plays reviews flood in

Sofie Gråbøl shines in on stage in Edinburgh.


The Killing actress talks to the BBC about her demanding new role in The James Plays - currently showing at the Edinburgh International Festival.

DVD discount of the week: King of Devil’s Island

The critically acclaimed and award winning Norwegian film King Of Devil’s Island is now available for just £6.

Character of the week: Petter

This week we look at Aksel Hennie’s captivating lead performance in the deep sea thriller Pioneer.

Arne Dahl to return to TV screens

The highly anticipated second season of the Swedish crime series Arne Dahl is to begin production soon.

The Hour of the Lynx trailer released

Sofie Gråbøl stars in this new psychological thriller alongside Søren Malling. Watch the trailer now.

Pioneer out now on DVD and Blu-Ray

Pioneer, the tense Norwegian conspiracy thriller, which is based upon true-events is now available to own on DVD and Blu-Ray now.

Gomorrah begins on August 4

New mafia series begins this Monday at 9pm on Sky Atlantic. Watch the first trailer here.

DVD offer of the week: The Protectors

The gripping first season of  the Danish police drama The Protectors is now on offer for the amazing price of just £9.

Character of the week: Sarah Lund

This week we take a look at the woman who made knitted jumpers fashionable; the one and only Sarah Lund from The Killing.

Win Northwest and Pioneer iTunes vouchers

Enter our competition to stand a chance of winning iTunes vouchers for two of the best Scandinavian films of recent years; Northwest and Pioneer.

Aksel Hennie discusses Norwegian thriller Pioneer

Ahead of the DVD and Blu-Ray release of Pioneer next week, lead star Aksel Hennie talks about his death defying role in the gripping thriller from Norway.

Northwest out now on DVD

Own this intoxicating Danish crime thriller now.

DVD Discount of the Week: A Hijacking

Purchase one of the best Nordic films of recent years for less than half price.

Character of the week: Mikkel Hartmann

This week we take a look at Pilou Asbæk and his captivating performance in the critically acclaimed A Hijacking.

A different side of Copenhagen

Interviews with both the director, Michael Noer, and  star, Rolland Møller, of gripping Danish gangster film Northwest, in cinemas July 25 and on DVD from July 28.

Celebrate Bun Week with ScandiKitchen

This week is your chance to get your mitts on a free Kanelbullar (that’s a cinnamon bun to us non-Scandinavians) courtesy of ScandiKitchen, a gem of a Nordic eatery in the heart of London.

DVD Discount of the Week: Braquo Season 1

This weeks DVD offer gives you the chance to purchase French cop thriller Braquo for just £10.

Tove Jansson: A Nordic Archipelago

This summer, London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts are hosting two special events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, the creator of Finland’s finest export: The Moomins.

Nordic Noir – iTunes special offers

Get the entire series of Mammon for £6.99 or two episodes of Wallander for absolutely nothing.

Character of the week: Martin Rohde

With Kim Bodnia’s newest role taking him to Hollywood we have decided to give our first character of the week to his amazing performance as Martin Rohde in The Bridge.

Kim Bodnia’s next role

For his next role The Bridge’s finest will star alongside some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

New Wallander book on the way

No sooner had we bid him farewell on out TV screens, than our favourite Swedish copper returns.

Unit One: Where are they now?

With the release of the final season of the classic Nordic Noir series, Unit One, on DVD, we take a look back at it’s all-star cast and see where their careers have lead them.

DVD Discount of the week: Unit One

Grab the first season of Unit One for just £10!

The Keeper of Lost Causes

A new scandi-crime film series is heading to UK cinemas on August 29.

Unit One Season 4 now out on DVD

“First you find the details – then you gaze into the human abyss”. Buy Unit One season 4 now.

The Hundred -Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

And now for something – well, slightly different. The Hundred-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared is not only an incredible title, it’s a new Swedish film coming to cinemas on Friday

DVD Discount of the week: Accused

This week we are giving you the chance to purchase the award winning Sofie Gråbøl film Accused, for the incredible price of just £4.75!

Sky Atlantic to show Gomorrah

Gommorah is an upcoming Italian TV series that is based on the 2008 award winning film of the same name. It will be shown on Sky Atlantic later this year.


Amber – a missing girl, a broken family and a gripping four-part mystery. Available now on DVD

Coming soon: Inspector Nardone

If you’ve been enjoying the recent strand of Noir series from around Europe then be on the look out for Inspector Nardone.

DVD Discount of the week: Inspector De Luca

This week’s DVD discount is for the Italian post-war crime drama Inspector De Luca – which you can pick-up for just £7.50 for one week only exclusively from Nordic Noir.

Pre-order Prisoners of War

The Israeli war drama that inspired the hit American series ‘Homeland’ is now available for pre-order on DVD.

Sofie Gråbøl on the BBC

Ahead of her highly anticipated appearance at the Edinburgh International Festival, Sofie Gråbøl has made a rare appearance on the BBC to discuss her relationship with the English language.

Wallander Finale: The Verdict

The tribulations of our favourite troubled Swedish detective Kurt Wallander were brought to a conclusion on Saturday evening and the rave reviews have been flooding in.

Film Friday – Insomnia

With Midsummer celebrations underway in Sweden, we look at the darker side of those endless summer nights in the very north of Scandinavia with Erik Skjoldbjærg’s 1997 thriller


Marking the final episode of Wallander, broadcast at 9.00pm on BBC Four this Saturday, why not take advantage of our offer of the week, and grab your copy of the first seven Krister Henriksson films for just £10.

Happy Midsummer!

Sweden celebrates midsummer like no other nation, with a glorious day of traditions – some old, some new.


Who is Kurt Wallander?

A troubled, difficult, complicated hero, but one who epitomises Nordic Noir. Why do we love the character, and how much will we miss him when he departs our screens for the final time on Saturday?

Meeting Wallander

Last year, Monika Agorelius caught up with Krister Henriksson in London. As we prepare to bid our final farewells to Sweden’s greatest detective, we’re giving you another chance to read the interview.

DVD offer of the week: Arne Dahl

With Arne Dahl’s latest book due to be published on June 26th, now is the perfect time to catch up with the TV series based upon his novels which is now only £10.

New Wallander trailer now online

With Wallander series 3 reaching its conclusion on BBC Four, we can now unveil the first trailer for the upcoming DVD, set to be released on 23 June.

Trailer for crime thriller Northwest released

Watch the first trailer for award winning director Michael Noer’s new film; the tough Danish crime film Northwest.

Details of The Bridge Season 3 revealed

One of Nordic Noir’s most popular shows, The Bridge, will be returning for a highly anticipated third season where you can expect to see some fresh new faces.

Seek out Amber on BBC Four

Amber is a new Irish crime series that has just begun on BBC Four. Starring Eva Birthistle and David Murray, the series sees the duo play the recently divorced parents of a 14-year-old Amber Bailey who, one day, fails to arrive at her best friend’s house and return home.

Barry Forshaw’s Euro Noir

Barry Forshaw releases a new book chronicling the history and current trend for Noir fiction in European countries such as France, Spain, Italy, Germany and beyond. Win copies here.

Half price Hakan Nesser!

Get Volume 1 of  Swedish detective series Van Veeteren for half price on DVD now.

National Sweden Day this Friday

Will you be celebrating National Sweden Day on Friday. There is a great celebration of the Scandinavian country taking place in London. Find out more here.

Cast your vote for Borgen or The Bridge!

Borgen & The Bridge have been nominated for a 2014 TV Choice Award. Find out how you can vote for them here.

Wallander ‘The Betrayal’ preview

The latest episode of Wallander season 3 sees our favourite Swedish detective investigate a suspicious death of an author who is in the middle of a acrimonious divorce.

Noir Is The Colour

Starting on 29 May and running until 26 June, the Institut Français in London will be hosting a series of literary events with some of the leading exponents of French noir fiction in conversation with their counterparts from the UK and Europe.

Men & Chicken begins production

Anders Thomas Jensen, the Danish writer/director of Adam’s Apple (2005), In A Better World (2010) and Love Is All You Need (2012) has begun work on his next film – the black comedy Men & Chicken.

Be on the lookout for Crimes Of Passion

New 1950′s set Nordic Noir to debut in June.

Happy Birthday Stig Hoffmeyer!

The Killing actor turns 64 today.

Film Friday: Exit

Film Friday returns, and this week we’re revisiting the tense thriller Exit. Mads Mikkelsen, star of Oscar-nominated Nordic film The Hunt, plays Thomas, a businessman on the brink of selling a valuable stake in his investment firm.

Sidse Babett Knudsen wins actress of the year at the Elle Denmark Style awards

Borgen actress takes home prestigious awards.

Beyond Nordic Noir

Don’t miss the latest Nordic Noir-influenced dramas from around the globe, showing now on Sky Arts and Fox UK.

New Wallander DVD packages unveiled

See the new box set artwork here.

Wallander episode 2 ‘Missing’ to air this Saturday

The second episode of Wallander season 3 sees the detective investigate a suspicious missing child case.

Happy Birthday Thomas Vinterberg

The director of The Hunt turns 45.

Being Wallander Q + A

Ahead of Wallander’s return watch Krister Henriksson and Charlotta Jonsson discuss the success of the show at Nordicana 2014.

Exclusive photos of Krister Henriksson and Charlotta Jonsson

Continuing with our Wallander week, we can reveal two exclusive photographs of Krister Henriksson and Charlotta Jonsson from February’s Nordicana event.

An Interview With Krister Henriksson

Wallander star Krister Henriksson talks about the success of the hit show and the Nordic Noir genre at Nordicana 2014.

Denmark Do Eurovision Proud With Spectacular Show

Austria triumph at 2014 Eurovision Song Contest held in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, with Borgen’s Pilou Asbæk playing host.

Wallander returns on May 17

Krister Henriksson returns to our TV screens later this month as the great Swedish detective in his third and final series.

War Comes To End This Saturday

If this weekends’ Eurovision song contest isn’t your thing, BBC Two are providing a stark alternative to the glitzy singing contest with the last episode of this WWII mini-series.

Mammon Out Now On DVD

With the latest Nordic Noir series recently concluding on More 4, you can now relive Mammon on DVD.

Eurovision Gets A New Spin-Doctor!

As the whole of Europe counts down to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, host Pilou Asbæk stars in comedic preview of Saturday nights singing extravaganza.

The True Story of Pioneer

Pioneer is a Norwegian thriller which is in selected UK cinemas now. It tells the true story of the first group of deep sea divers employed by the Norwegian government to lay the pipelines for the countries prospering oil industry in the 1980’s. 

Generation War begins on April 26

There’s more quality European drama to look out for later this month, as the BBC has announced that the much-anticipated World War II mini-series Generation War will start on Saturday 26 April on BBC 2. 

Up Close: Sidse Babett Knudsen

In the latest in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews from Nordicana, we talk to Sidse Babett Knudsen, star of hit TV series Borgen in which she plays Danish Prime Minster Birgitte Nyborg.

Hinterland begins on BBC Four this Monday

If you’ve been enjoying the recent crime noir series from around Europe, then why not check out the new Welsh drama beginning on April 28 on BBC Four.