danish tv

The British and Danish debates about Europe have much in common - concerns about migration (read 'benefit tourism'), a sense of threatened national identity, and the division of national and EU powers (to opt in or to opt out, that is the question) - but the tone and direction differ enormously.
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.
Courtesy of Danish TV show Dumt & Farligt and Boing Boing comes this wonderfully simple video. Things being destroyed. At
A Danish news channel has apologised after it used an image from Assassin's Creed in the belief it was a photograph of Damascus
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.
You cannot half watch a Danish subtitled drama while tweeting, if you do you may well miss that vital clue or coalition negotiation. They force the viewer to put down their phone, switch off their laptop, slip on a nice knitted jumper and convince themselves that if they concentrate hard enough they really can understand Danish.