The Bridge

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Reassuring, timeless, safe: how Angela Lansbury set the style for female TV sleuths
The grande dame, who has died aged 96, pioneered the idea of a set fashion formula for a generation of fictional detectives

Chloe Mac Donnell

16, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘I suffered for my rage’: Sofia Helin on Lust, The Bridge and the collapse of Sweden’s #MeToo movement
The actor became a global star playing Saga Norén in the Scandi-noir hit. She discusses her new sex comedy for HBO, why she has never been to Hollywood – and why she is setting activism aside

Sirin Kale

12, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Fjord focus: Scandi TV tones down the noir and goes for global domination
Forget Nordic murder noir. Continuing our look at European culture, we find Scandinavian TV’s new obsessions are go-getting young girls, wartime Royals – and the Swedish origins of Spotify

Ellen E Jones

03, Mar, 2020 @3:49 PM

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Suspension of belief: How The Bridge went from shock to shlock
A change in sidekick saw the Scandi thriller plunge headlong into ridiculousness

Diane Shipley

16, Sep, 2019 @12:00 PM

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The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century
Where’s Mad Men? How did The Sopranos do? Does The Crown triumph? Can anyone remember Lost? And will Downton Abbey even figure? Find out here – and have your say

Kate Abbott, Hannah J Davies, Gwilym Mumford, Phil Harrison and Jack Seale

16, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'It was very destructive to my soul': the biggest bust-ups in TV history
Frustration, egos and creative differences have caused spectacular walkouts on big shows. But can anyone top Mandy Patinkin’s French exit?

Jack Seale

10, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Missing The Bridge already? Hidden could be the perfect replacement
The Welsh crime drama ticks a lot of the Scandi-noir boxes, but with its bilingual edge and familiar scenery, it is weirdly wonderful in its own way

Graeme Virtue

02, Jul, 2018 @12:03 PM

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The Bridge series finale review – goodbye Saga Norén. God we'll miss you
Hans Rosenfeldt’s Nordic crime drama has drawn to a perfect, definitive – even beautiful – conclusion

Sam Wollaston

30, Jun, 2018 @5:30 AM

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The Bridge recap: season four, episode eight – an emotional goodbye to Saga
There’s trauma, tasers and a gut-punch of a twist in an affecting final episode of the Scandi-crime drama, as its troubled detective finds something like hope

Graeme Virtue

29, Jun, 2018 @9:00 PM

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The week in TV: The Bridge; The Many Primes of Muriel Spark; Conviction: Murder in Suburbia; Snatches
With the brilliant Scandi noir The Bridge about to leave us, a true-crime inquiry showed how elusive satisfying endings are

Euan Ferguson

24, Jun, 2018 @6:00 AM

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The Bridge recap: season four, episode seven – tales told, heads rolled
This penultimate episode hinged on a huge, unashamedly emotional moment – but plenty more to get our heads round, too

Graeme Virtue

22, Jun, 2018 @9:15 PM

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The Bridge recap: season four, episode six – at this stage, no one is safe
A nocturnal skirmish led to an unsettling reminder that in its final season, The Bridge is playing hardball

Graeme Virtue

15, Jun, 2018 @9:15 PM

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