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The Killing (Forbrydelsen)

Forbrydelsen was a popular show in Denmark, but no-one expected the legions of devotees, international spin-offs and cult status that it would receive abroad as The Killing. Find out more about The Killing, the show that sparked a dark interest in all things Danish...

On the trail of The Killing

Over 20 intense days, Detective Inspector Sarah Lund (Sophie Gråbøl) unravels more than she bargained for around Copenhagen’s dark, tangled streets in The Killing Season One. You too can follow the chase with this Killing guide and themed map of Copenhagen. Just don't expect darkness, driving rain or murders, the key themes of the TV series!

The Killing: A Scandinavian success story

The Killing has become a cult sensation across Europe and further afield, drawing viewers in over 17 countries. It's won a BAFTA, been nominated for an Emmy and has since spawned an American remake. The Killing also paved the way for huge interest in all things Danish and helped launch other successful Danish TV series, such as Borgen, The Bridge and The Legacy (Arvingerne)

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The Killing

New Nordic Noir

Explore the darker side of Copenhagen, home to hit shows like The Killing, Borgen and The Bridge!

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