Category Sarah Lund

Upping the Game – A review of Nordicana 2015 by Ewa Sherman (Guest Blogger)

ScandiBingo is my real passion, especially when it comes to books, films and TV shows. But when you also get food, drink, maps, mugs, T-shirts, design, culture and travel at the same place then playing the game is just amazing. And what better opportunity to shout ScandiBingo than at Nordicana which brought together all things […]

Edinburgh Festival 2015

As you know many Nordic Noir fans went to see the third James play at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival starring Sophie Grabol from The Killing.  We thoroughly enjoyed the experience of the topical play in the politically charged pre-referendum capital city on our night out. Sophie was great. Top quality acting to compliment the […]

Little Films – are book trailers a crime against imagination?

I recently had this blog piece published over on the Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication website. It has a Nordic Noir slant so you might be interested to read it.  Miriam   Here is the full url incase the above link doesn’t work : http://www.publishing.stir.ac.uk/2014/10/15/little-films-are-book-trailers-a-crime-against-imagination/

Nordic Noir Special Edition – Infinite Earths

Infinite Earths website has just published a Nordic Noir Special Edition. Infinite Earths focuses upon popular culture of all kinds from a range of perspectives: comic books, novels, films, TV and so forth. It has articles, personal histories, fandoms, and reviews. Although the initial concept for the website focused upon comics, the range has since […]

Nordic Noir Double Take – a review!

Having scoured the internet we can finally pass this review on to you from another blogger who did go to the Nordic Noir Double Take show at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith and wrote about it afterwards. Sounds like it was a really interesting night of two quite contrasting shows! One quite dark and one […]

Nordic Noir Night Before Christmas

To everyone who reads our blog, members of the Facebook group and followers on Twitter, thank you for your input, friendly words and your opinions. We hope 2014 is full of interesting Nordic Noir events and you continue to enjoy sharing this with us. The Nordic Noir Team (Miriam, Christine, Sheila and Douglas) ‘Twas the […]

Watching the Detectives

It occurred to me recently, when I was watching David Suchet playing Hercule Poirot, in the last of the Christie books featuring the Belgian detective, that it’s not often that you get to follow a particular character on TV and watch, over a substantial period of time, as he/she ages. As you watch, the lead […]

Wonderful Wonderful TV Tourism

A member of the group recently visited Copenhagen and a slice of TV tourism was experienced  when an organised  walking tour themed around The  Killing was taken. A little brochure accompanied the tour.  If you click on the photos you will be able to see larger versions.

Nordic Noir recommends Mark Lawson’s ‘Foreign Bodies’ Radio 4

Screenland – DS Ellie Miller, DI Sarah Lund, Captain Laure Berthaud Foreign Bodies, Series 2 Episode 5 of 5 Nordic Noir recommends ‘Listen Again’ to Mark Lawson’s Foreign Bodies on Radio 4 Friday 12th July at 13.45 This short piece offers an interesting insight into the writers’ ideas on how women are portrayed in the […]