Tag Archives: Denmark

SERIES REVIEW The Chestnut Man — The Killing Times

Chilling Nordic Noir from the creator of The Killing. Søren Sveistrup is a man with a track record. The Danish screenwriter enshrined himself in the crime drama hall of fame when he created epoch-making series The Killing, and in 2018 wrote his debut novel, The Chestnut Man. Now it’s been adapted for the small screen […] […]

#TheBridge repeated on #BBC4 tonight. One of the best TV blogs ever…

When The Bridge was on TV the first time round TV blogs were kind of a newish thing and Andy Watson did a blog along for this show. It is one of the best series of blogs I have ever read. I looked forward to every one he published and I used to howl with […]

The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveistrup – #review #nordicnoir

I was expecting great things when I heard about this book after all Soren Sveistrup was the writer who came up with The Killing which started this whole passion of mine off and in part lead to the creation of this blog.  Given his success in Denmark with film and TV it is not surprising […]

Out On The Ice by Grant Nicol

Grant Nicol is an author who follows the story. Wherever it takes him, and he won’t stop until the story is firmly expressed in words. To start with, after several trips to the land of ice and fire he settled in Reykjavík and produced three books: On A Small Island, The Mistake and A Place […]

Bang! An interview with Danish actor Claes Kaspar …

Claes Kaspar Bang graduated from the National Theatre School in Denmark.  He has had roles in the theatre, on film and has been in many TV shows that fans of Nordic Noir will be familiar with : Unit One, Borgen, Anna Pihl and series 2 of The Bridge where he played Claudio the gigolo. He has just […]