Although The Legacy is currently the Danish series on everyone’s lips it is worth marking your New Year’s calendar for the debut of 1864. Early next year, the biggest TV production in Danish history will hit BBC Four and you can finally get a taste for what’s in store with this incredible 5 minute trailer.
The series will depict the controversial Second Schleswig War between Denmark and Germany in the 19th century, where the Danes were hopelessly outnumbered. The series stars Nordic Noir favourites Sidse Babett Knudsen, Søren Malling, Pilou Asbæk and Nicolas Bro and has already achieved a notable feat in Denmark. 1.7 million people in Denmark viewed the first episode of the 8 part series, on the countries leading public broadcaster DR.
We will bring you details as to when 1864 will be debuting on British television in 2015 shortly but for now revel in the glorious trailer above.