Articles about The Bridge
Swedish actor Sofia Helin discusses choosing characters, preparing for a role and playing a princess in Norwegian drama Atlantic Crossing.
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.
Camilla Ahlgren, head writer of The Bridge, opens up about the hit Swedish/Danish crime drama and reveals some of the secrets behind making the series.
As the final season of Bron/Broen (The Bridge) arrives in the UK, actors Sofia Helin and Thure Lindhardt, creator Hans Rosenfeldt and head writer Camilla Ahlgren reflect on the success of the internationally acclaimed series.
Der Pass (Pagan Peak) is latest drama to take inspiration from Scandinavian hit The Bridge, putting a German/Austrian spin on the cross-border crime format. But, as the producers tell DQ on set at its mountainside filming location, this is a completely new story.
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.
Prison dramas continue to excite broadcasters and platforms, with Wentworth securing a new format deal this week. Also, there are plans for a Diego Maradona biopic, an X-Men TV spin-off and a new comedy from Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre.
What makes Denmark’s DR so successful when it comes to drama? DQ hears from its drama boss and examines two of its lesser-known series.
In honour of ITV’s Brit noir series Marcella, we look at some of the women detectives who have helped reinvigorate a genre that used to be the preserve of cantankerous middle-aged men.
Subtitles are now a familiar element of many TV dramas, but how are languages changing the stories we watch and the way these shows are made?
The Bridge creator Hans Rosenfeldt brings Scandi style to the streets of London in crime drama Marcella. DQ meets the cast and crew.
This week we explore the benefits of winning industry plaudits and look at which titles came out on top at the C21 International Drama Awards. Elsewhere, there’s good news for The Art of More and Into the Badlands.
Danish hit The Bridge is delivering great numbers for BBC4, which has had a good end to the year with its Scandinavian dramas, while Fox turns its back on Live + Same Day ratings.
Like a plot from Doctor Who, Scandinavian crime drama The Bridge has regenerated for its third season without its leading man. Michael Pickard hears how the cast and crew overcame this change to keep the hit series on track.
As the third, ‘best yet’ season of international smash hit The Bridge approaches, Lars Blomgren of coproducer Filmlance explains why the Nordic drama has travelled so well, and reveals the other upcoming dramas on his firm’s slate.