Tag Archives: Nordicana

The Scandinavia Show, London!

Nordic Noir will be partaking in some TV tourism of a sort this weekend.  I guess it is fair to say that I probably would have lusted after a trip to a show like this 3 years ago, but my desire has been fired up by the current interest in Nordic Noir and this has led to […]

August creates as she slumbers, replete and satisfied*

Time for a summery lunch catch up, we haven’t had a chance for a while due to various work commitments and annual leave.   We stuck to the noir theme as usual but this time the theme was multi-cultural! The food embodied Italian noir (Taleggio cheese, Parma ham), Tartan noir (oatcakes, local eggs), French noir […]

Nordicana – A two day show celebrating Nordic Noir fiction, film and TV (Day 2)

 On Sunday the big draw was the Borgen Screening and Dramatising Politics panel discussion. Initially episode 16 was shown, this is said to be the best ever episode of Borgen. It’s the one where the audience find out about Kaspar’s back story and Birgitte has to decide about her daughter taking anti-depressants. The large and […]

Nordicana – A two day show celebrating Nordic Noir fiction, film and TV (Day 1)

The length of the queue  on a cloudy Saturday morning in Clerkenwell, London was surprisingly long, showing just how popular the Nordic noir  genre has become.  Upon closer inspection it became obvious that for the vast majority of people attending at 10.30am was probably a civilised time in their day just after morning coffee and […]