Series description: Drama set in Stavanger, Norway, in the summer of 1969, that follows what happens following a last-ditch attempt to strike oil. Original title: Lykkeland Watch it here. Season 1 UK premiere date: Saturday, 2 May 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=He5ezOslw0A Season 2 UK premiere date: Saturday, 20 August. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0raL3saBumE Link to imdb page. Other useful links:Drama … Continue reading Season 2 of Norwegian drama State of Happiness on BBC Four this August.
Series description: Based on Berlin’s Kaufhaus des Westens (‘department store of the West’), which has been a landmark destination for high-end shoppers for over a hundred years. Produced by Constantin Television (We Children from Bahnhof Zoo) and UFA Fiction (Deutschland83/86/89), the drama follows four progressive and ambitious young friends Hedi, Fritzi, Harry and Georg as … Continue reading German drama KaDeWe on BBC Four.
Series description: Created and directed by the award-winning showrunner Lucia Puenzo, Senorita 89 delves behind the curtain of Latin America’s beauty pageant culture in the 1980s, where hidden amongst the laughter, lights and glitter lurks a dark and disturbing world. The series follows budding beauty queens from all over Mexico as they gather at an … Continue reading Chilean drama Señorita 89 on BBC Four
Series description: Sicilian detective Salvo Montalbano tackles corruption and greed on the picturesque, sun-soaked island. The 37th - & at the moment final - episode of the popular Italian crime drama based on the novels of Andrea Camilleri is airing on BBC Four on Saturday, 2 July 2022. All previous episodes are currently available on … Continue reading The final episode of Inspector Montalbano on BBC Four this July.
Series description: After a missing animal rights activist is found amid a local whale hunt, journalist Hannis Martinsson risks his own skin on the trail of a spectacular story, sending shock waves through the isolated island community of the Faroes. Based on the books by Jógvan Isaksen. Watch it here. Premiere date: Saturday, 9 July … Continue reading Faroese crime drama Trom on BBC Four this July.
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