New Nordic Noir
Murders… Rain… Sinister struggles… More rain… It’s New Nordic Noir! Thanks to a run of massively successful dark Danish dramas, international audiences are getting to know Copenhagen's streets like the back of their hands.
Following on from the Emmy-nominated series The Killing, featuring Danish actress Sophie Gråbøl and that sweater, BAFTA-winning Borgen is the latest hit TV series in a strong wave of new Nordic Noir. Here, you'll find fun facts, deadly new drama to look forward to and inspiration for a city break with a difference...
Gallery reference view
The Legacy (Photo Per Arnesen)
Mads Mikkelsen in Hannibal
1864 (Image: Per Arnesen)
Photo: Tine Harden
"1864" - Most expensive Danish TV-production ever
BAFTA-winning political drama
The worldwide hit
If you loved The Killing...
Copenhagen quick facts
Greater Copenhagen (1,931,467)
Copenhagen 88.25 km² (34 square miles)
Greater Copenhagen 3,030 km² (1,170 square miles)
Population density 6,200 people per km² (16,000 per square mile)