Articles about DR
Danish star Sofie Grãbøl, writer Kim Fupz Aakeson and directors Frederik Louis Hviid and Michael Noer reveal how filming inside a real disused prison helped to inform the authenticity and truth behind six-part drama Huset (Prisoner).
Filmed in impossibly challenging conditions, Those Who Stayed tells six stories of people who remained in Kyiv after the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. DQ speaks to the producers and filmmakers behind the series to find out why and how they did it.
As the winner of the Nordic TV Drama Screenplay Award is announced, read DQ’s interviews with all five nominees, whose work includes series As Long As We Live, Blackwater, Carmen Curlers, Kids in Crime and The Invincibles.
Three teenagers investigating their friend’s disappearance clash with local police and unearth secrets of their small town in Danish drama Nordland 99. Director Kasper Møller Rask and producers Iben Søtang and Anni Faurbye Fernandez talk budgets, locations and shooting in cars.
As Faroese drama Trom makes its UK debut, the cast and production team behind the series discuss filming challenges, language complications and why Nordic noir is still in demand.
Borgen creator Adam Price and stars Birgitte Hjort Sørensen and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard get political again as the Danish drama returns. DQ hears all about about filming in Greenland and the trouble with elevators.
DQ looks at the schedules to pick out 10 new series to watch this February, from the return of a Danish political drama and a US adaptation of an Israeli thriller to a UK literary adaptation and a fresh take on a beloved 90s sitcom.
As filming continues on Danish period drama Carmen Curlers, writer Mette Heeno and producer Stinna Lassen tell DQ how the invention of the electric hair curler changed the fortunes of one man and thousands of women, as the series shows.
DQ speaks to writer-director Friedemann Fromm and star Milena Tscharntke about German thriller Tod von Freunden (Beneath the Surface), in which the lives of two families are torn apart after a tragic accident.
Danish writer Maja Jul Larsen tells DQ about making her first series, Ulven Kommer (Cry Wolf), in which a social worker must investigate an allegation from a young girl that threatens to tear her family apart.
DR Drama producer Claudia Saginario previews the Danish broadcaster’s forthcoming autumn launch Ulven Kommer (Cry Wolf), in which a daughter’s allegations push her family to breaking point.
Co-creators and writers Dorte Høgh and Ida Maria Rydén, alongside director Milad Alami, break down the making of Danish drama Når støvet har lagt sig (When the Dust Settles), in which a devastating terror attack hits Copenhagen.
Danish drama Når støvet har lagt sig (When the Dust Settles) sees a disparate group of characters brought together by a devastating terrorist attack in Copenhagen. DQ finds out why this isn’t another Nordic noir.
From the writers and producer of Danish dramedy Rita comes Fred til Lands (Deliver Us), which tells the story of five people who decide to plot a murder. DQ goes behind the scenes to find out how this thriller, once developed for the US, made it to screen.
Writers Adam Price, Jeppe Gjervig Gram and actor Birgitte Hjort Sørensen made their names on Danish political drama Borgen. DQ finds out what they’ve been up to since and how the series shaped their careers.
Bedrag (Follow the Money) III is the next chapter of the acclaimed TV series from Denmark’s DR, set in the world of organised crime and money laundering. Creator and showrunner Jeppe Gjervig Gram (Borgen) explains how this new season attempted to stay ahead of the headlines.
Scandinavian expats lose their minds and their morals in Danish drama Liberty, which is set in 1980s Tanzania. DQ chats to creator Asger Leth, director Mikael Marcimain and stars Connie Nielsen and Carsten Bjørnlund about filming Jakob Ejerbo’s celebrated novel of the same name.
Television held its own at one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world as an array of talent and some stunning new shows landed in Germany for Berlinale’s fourth annual Drama Series Days. DQ was in town to find out more.
After four seasons starring in Swedish/Danish smash-hit series Bron/Broen (The Bridge), Sofia Helin is setting up her own shows and helping to coordinate a protest about the way women are treated in the film and TV business in Sweden.