Under doctor’s orders
Valkyrien tells the story of a respected physician who is desperately seeking a cure for his dying wife. When the hospital stops her treatment, he continues to work in secret, aided by a former patient at their illegal clinic deep beneath the streets of Oslo.
Here, actor Pål Sverre Hagen and head writer and director Erick Richter Strand talk about the origins of the show and why they were attracted to it.
Strand also reveals the writing process behind the drama and how he juggled his writing and directing duties.
Valkyrien is is produced by Tordenfilm for NRK, and is distributed by About Premium Content. Streaming service Walter Presents has acquired the show for the US and UK.