Articles about Viaplay
Henriette Steenstrup, the creator, writer and star of Norwegian dramedy Pørni (Suck It Up), and producer Ida Håndlykken Kvernstrøm explain how they found drama and humour in the everyday life of a social worker and her family.
Head writer Annette Hess and producer Sophie von Uslar reveal how they made Amazon series Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo (We Children from Bahnhof Zoo), which gives an uncompromising account of youth and drug culture in 1970s Berlin.
In Icelandic drama Systrabönd (Sisterhood), three women face up to a decades-old crime in this story of how people respond differently to guilt. Writer Jóhann Ævar Grímsson tells DQ about his aim to offer a fresh take on a familiar genre.
Star Tom Welling and co-showrunner Jeff Most open up about explosive action-thriller series Professionals, which is set against a backdrop of international espionage and a 21st century space race.
DQ heads to Prague to meet the cast and crew of Shadowplay, a crime drama set in post-war Berlin where characters with competing agendas battle for power in a lawless city.
Swedish crime writer Camilla Läckberg tells DQ about writing her first television series, Lyckoviken, in which a police officer is drawn into a murder investigation after returning to her home town.
Tobias Lindholm, writer and director of Danish real-life drama Efterforskningen (The Investigation), reveals why he wanted to tell the story of the people working to solve the 2017 murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Actor Fares Fares tells DQ how returning home to Sweden for his latest project, crime thriller Partisan, gave him the opportunity to work in front of and behind the camera.
DQ visits Stockholm to lift the lid on a conspiracy theory-themed comedy drama that delves into one of Western politics’ biggest mysteries.
Swedish star Josephine Bornebusch speaks to DQ about her acting career, branching out behind the scenes, creating dramedy Love Me and how she juggles her multiple roles on set.
Swedish thriller Heder (Honour) is breaking new ground in front of and behind the camera. DQ was invited to Stockholm to spend the day on the set of this women-led project.
Danish drama Den Som Dræber (Those Who Kill) has returned for a new season, eight years after it first aired. Producer Zire Schucany talks DQ through the process of rebooting the dark crime series.
GoldenEye star Izabella Scorupco tells DQ why her latest part in Swedish drama Eldmärkt (Hidden) is the role of her life and how there are more exciting characters for her to play now than ever before.
Swedish drama Den Inre Cirkeln (The Inner Circle) mixes political intrigue with personal dilemma as an ambitious minister plots his rise to the top. Writer and director Håkan Lindhé tells DQ about creating the series, which leaves the corridors of power for an altogether more hedonistic setting.
Actor Jens Hultén and executive producer Helena Danielsson introduce Swedish political thriller Ingen utan skuld (Conspiracy of Silence), in which a former arms dealer is out for revenge against the industry he left behind.
Scandinavian thriller The Lawyer may bear many of the hallmarks of Nordic noir, but this brighter series adds a new dimension to the ever-popular genre.
Swedish actor Dragomir Mrsic and producer Nicklas Wikström Nicastro tell DQ about crime drama Alex, which turns the ‘good cop’ image on its head with a story about a corrupt officer in the pocket of the mafia.
Ten years after Forbrydelsen (The Killing) first aired and with the final season of Bron/Broen (The Bridge) starting next month, Nordic crime drama has dominated the international landscape for a decade. But what does the future hold for the genre and where will those who make it go next?
Swedish actors Hedda Rehnberg and Charlie Gustafsson reflect on the success of Vår Tid är Nu (The Restaurant), a sweeping period drama that charts the fortunes of the owners and staff of a restaurant in post-Second World War Stockholm while examining the rise of the country’s welfare state.