The Bridge

David Cameron Tells BBC To Make More British Comedies And Dramas

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

David Cameron has fired a shot across the bow of the BBC demanding the Corporation produce more home-grown dramas and comedies to justify its continui...

Helen Mirren Slams Female Bodycount In TV Drama

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren has spoken out against the high number of female corpses in British TV drama. The Oscar-winning actress, who will receive a reve...

Caroline Frost

Meeting 'The Bridge's Saga Noren Is Not What You Expect...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Meeting Saga Noren from 'The Bridge' in person is not what you expect. Sofia Helin, the actress who has played her to perfection through two serie...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: The Bridge Reaches Stunning, Satisfying Finale

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

The bad news - the best thing on British television has come to an end, with Saga and Martin crossing 'The Bridge' for the final time this series. ...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: The Bridge Episodes 7 And 8. It's A Small World...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

There was quite a lot of creepy behaviour on display this week in 'The Bridge', in this series' penultimate double-bill. Already?? Yes, I know. ...

WATCH: Exclusive Trailer For 'The Bridge'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Series 2 of 'The Bridge' has surely converted anybody who may have been holding out against Nordic crime TV drama. The Swedish-Danish combination ...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: The Bridge Episodes 5 and 6

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Is there nothing Saga can't do? This week found her variously solving the mystery of Martin's sick son, and single-handedly taking on a band of armed ...

Caroline Frost

'Game Of Thrones Nudity Like 1970s German Porn'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Game of Thrones’ star Stephen Dillane admits that he’s not a big fan of all the nudity in the epic hit, shortly to return to our screens for a ...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: The Bridge Episodes 3 And 4

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

'The Bridge' saw Martin continue to battle with taunting enemies, attentive colleagues and family problems, leaving Saga to shoulder the brunt of the ...

A Tale Of Two Mikkelsens In 'Unit One'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

If the return of 'The Bridge' has whetted your appetite for Nordic crime drama, you'll be pleased to know that another series of 'Unit One' has become...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Once More Unto The Bridge...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

From those first haunting twangs of 'Hollow Talk', courtesy of Danish band Choir of Young Believers, we were back in familiar Swedish and Danish water...

Need To Scratch That Scandinavian Itch? Then Nordicana's Just For You...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Still missing 'The Killing's heroine Sarah Lund? Hanging on for the third series of 'Borgen'? Wondering what they can possibly do with the next instal...

Caroline Frost

'The Protectors' - The Best Offering Of Nordic Noir Yet?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The UK distributors of Nordic Noir are no fools. Following our rapturous devotion to Sarah Lund and sadness at waving her goodbye, they're tirelessly ...

What Connects Josh Groban And 'The Bridge'?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

What connects Nordic Noir TV thriller 'The Bridge', watched agog by UK viewers last year with a second series eagerly awaited, and all-American warm-e...

Caroline Frost

How Nordic Noir's Big Daddy Rolf Lassgard Discovered His UK Stardom

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

"I was reading one of my favourite music magazines, and I suddenly saw my own face. That's how I discovered I'd made it to the UK," explains the Swedi...

Caroline Frost

INTERVIEW: The Bridge's Sophia Helin 'Thought Saga Would Be Boring'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Have you had problems warming to The Bridge’s humourless detective Saga Noren at first? Turns out you’re not alone. “I didn’t like her,”...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Can Sebastian Bergman Fill The Bridge's Gap?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hands up, all those in mourning for The Bridge. Yep, without Saga’s mustard-coloured car, Martin’s extramarital wriggles and the Choir of Young Be...

Caroline Frost

FINALE REVIEW: A Bridge Too Far? Not A Bit Of It...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

So it’s all over, finally. We know who did it, and why. And once again we’ll have to find a way of detaching ourselves from a group of Nordic char...

Caroline Frost

Weekend TV: Best Thriller Ever, Best Documentary Ever...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Horrible, unseasonal weather… time to curl up under the rug and see what’s on the box, and there are some real genuinely fine goodies this weekend...

Caroline Frost

The Bridge Review – So Stefan Did It, Yes? Hope Not…

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Here we are, Episode 6 out of 10, and it seems we have a culprit. Stefan Lindberg, the eccentric vigilante, who swerves between looking after aban...

Boxing Clever: TV For The Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Friday The Graham Norton Show – BBC 1, 10.35pm On Graham’s flourescent sofa this week: acting royalty Julie Walters, Chelsea striker Didier Dr...

Caroline Frost

THE BRIDGE REVIEW: Are All Scandinavian Women Like This?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

How wonderful – Saturday night, 9pm, BBC4 and another Nordic thriller. We’ve had The Killing, then a burst of coalition politics in Borgen, what c...

Caroline Frost

Why Do We Love Scandi-Crime?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Here comes another… like a bus. Slipping seamlessly into the Saturday night slot vacated by The Killing and then Borgen, comes another Nordic thr...