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Borgen series 3 comes to the UK: on BBC FOUR on 16 November

We’ve been waiting for an update in the BBC’s media centre to confirm it but Radio Times is now showing that – as this blog predicted – Borgen will return … Continue reading

4 November 2013 · 3 Comments

There’s finally a book about Borgen

How to win power and lose everything is an episode-by-episode guide to the first series of Borgen. For each episode, a short synopsis is followed by more detailed comment. We look at … Continue reading

20 October 2013 · 3 Comments

Borgen series 3 in the UK: 16 November on BBC FOUR?

OK, I reckon the first airdate is 16 November. Here’s why: We know it’s before Christmas as it’s on the BBC FOUR autumn trailer (plus the DVD keeps coming and … Continue reading

11 October 2013 · 3 Comments

Borgen series 3 in the UK this October?

Check out the round-up of all Borgen 3 UK coverage here Speculation is growing among UK Nordic Noir fans that the final series of Borgen will be shown in the … Continue reading

18 September 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Dramatising Politics’ at Nordicana

Don’t expect a British Borgen. UK audiences are too disillusioned with politics and TV commissioning militates against it. That was one of many conclusions from a wide-ranging discussion by a … Continue reading

16 June 2013 · 4 Comments

Why is Birgitte Nyborg in politics?

Last night in the pub, I overheard a conversation about Borgen. (Yes, honestly!) Roughly paraphrased, it went thus: why can’t there be more lovely people like Birgitte Nyborg running the … Continue reading

3 May 2013 · 6 Comments

Stop press. Some people crave attention

Last Sunday, Palace got turned over 3-0 away to Brighton in football’s biggest and most important derby. Palace shipped two easy goals before half time and played badly in the … Continue reading

23 March 2013 · Leave a comment

A Borgen adventure

On an iMac in Suffolk there are 15,000 words written about Borgen, and I’m not really sure what they mean. Anyone who knows me will be aware that I don’t … Continue reading

22 January 2013 · 2 Comments

Why Borgen is not the West Wing

The first series of Borgen comes to an end tonight on BBC4. The Danish political drama has been a big hit, following in the footsteps of The Killing, but there … Continue reading

4 February 2012 · 1 Comment

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