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Caroline Frost

Danish Actor Still In Shock At The Success Of Nordic Noir | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

The latest Danish offering may be enough to test the most die-hard of BBC4’s Saturday night fans of all things Nordic. ‘1864’ tells the story of...

Is 'Fortitude' Television's Painting by Numbers?

Max Greenhalgh | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Max Greenhalgh

I have no problem with influence and watching something which has obviously been influenced by a past programme, because this is how art works. It is how blatant Fortitude seems to make it. It has not so much been influenced by other dramas as just plain copying them.

Caroline Frost

NORDIC NOIR: The Latest, And Greatest, Dane To Hit The Big Screen? | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Keen-eyed fans of Nordic Noir will immediately recognise the star of the latest big screen thriller from those parts, 'The Keeper of Lost Causes', in ...

NORDIC NOIR: Brand New Stylish Thriller 'The Keeper Of Lost Causes'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

The latest Nordic Noir offering is a stunning big screen thriller, well in keeping with all those favourites 'The Killing' and 'The Bridge' and 'Walla...

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...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Midsomer Gets A Nordic Makeover | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

For its 100th episode, 'Midsomer Murders' branched out beyond its usual home county hedgerows and got as far as… Denmark. If this meant somethin...

Could Norway's Boring TV Be Your Next Audiovisual Addiction?

The Conversation UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
The Conversation UK

In 2009 the state broadcasting company NRK celebrated the centenary of one of the engineering wonders of the world, the East-West railway from Oslo to Bergen, in a characteristically Norwegian fashion. The famous journey was filmed and broadcasted not framed in grandeur or excitement, but in real time, slowly chugging, warts and all, over six hours, from beginning to end.

WATCH: First Full Trailer For 'Robocop' Reboot

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Robocop' - that very 80s product of black and white moralising and hi-tech gadgetry is making his way, back to our screens, in the reboot with the US...

Nordic Noir Stars In Special 'Midsomer Murders' Episode

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Can't decide between the rustic appeal of 'Midsomer Murders' and the cerebral charms of 'The Killing' and 'Borgen'? Well, for one episode only, you wo...

Caroline Frost

'Robocop Is Political And Intelligent' Promises Star Joel Kinnaman | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Joel Kinnaman is an easy man to get hold of – just a phone call to his home in Sweden, where’s he’s enjoying the summer with his family – but ...

Caroline Frost

Arne Dahl: 'The Time For The Body In The Library Is Past' | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Anyone watching the latest Scandinavian crime drama on BBC4, 'Arne Dahl', will have noticed something familiar about the premise- a crack squad of has...

EXCLUSIVE TRAILER: Queen Of Nordic Noir Back In Action

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

As lead detective Sarah Lund in 'The Killing', Sofie Gråbøl helped kick-start the UK’s love affair with Scandinavian television, and successfully ...

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? | 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 ...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Shetland - Detecting A Nordic Influence In The Highlands | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

With the wide shots of beautiful highland lochs, bleak but beautiful glens, barren landscapes punctuated perfectly by a little red roof, 'Shetland' co...

Caroline Frost

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

Charlotte Fich Reveals How The Success Of Danish Crime Drama 'Unit One' Helped Create 'The Killing's Sarah Lund | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

A danish police woman, intuitively impressive cop, tough as bricks in a world populated by doubting men, compromised personal life - sound familiar? ...

Borgen Is Brillant. Why Can't Britain Seem to Make Decent Political Dramas Anymore?

Dr Matthew Ashton | Posted 08.03.2013 | Home
Dr Matthew Ashton

There's very little serious drama looking at the people who run our country, the decisions they make that affect us all, and the general state of the nation.

WATCH: 'The Killing III' - Revealed As Nonsense

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Comedy

Think you're all la-di-da and intellectual for watching 'The Killing III' instead of one of the plethora of TV talent shows or light entertainment ext...

Caroline Frost

The Killing's Creator Reveals Why It's Time To Say Goodbye | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

If you're having trouble saying goodbye to Sarah Lund, who takes her bow and departs the Danish TV stage at the end of this third and final series of ...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: The Killing - Lund Finds Her Steel Wool Again | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

So the Zeuthens have lost all faith in the police, the police have lost all faith in Special Branch, and Lund has lost all faith in Borch, as 'The Kil...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Is Sarah Lund Going Woolly Soft? | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

I counted, and it was a whole 12 minutes before Sarah Lund's torch came out this week. But there it was, with Lund once again deserted, cut off from h...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: The Killing - Pulling The Wool Over Our Eyes? | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

"You know full well that when it comes to feelings, you tend to run away." Finally, after two full series and two episodes, we get to the heart of 'Th...

WATCH: The Killing 3 - Sarah Lund's Not Happy With New Jumper

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Comedy

The Danish detective has been given new knitwear - but how is she taking it? (Video for The Huffington Post UK by @davidschneider and Handface.) ...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Jump(er)ing For Joy At The Killing's Return | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

A politician juggling for power, a shipping magnate battling to stay ahead of his board members. If this sounds a bit dry, of course we know it’s no...