Noir Hear This
By SBS Radio
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In a series of conversations with novelists, screen writers, critics and thinkers, Noir Hear This delves deep into the Scandinavian psyche to uncover why Nordic Noir has become a global phenomenon. In each episode, host Johan Gabrielsson visits a different Scandinavian location to reveal what lies beneath this successful crime genre.
||CleanEpisode 8: Stieg Larsson Redux||Stieg Larsson was one of the biggest selling Nordic Noir writers with his Millennium series -The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest. So what happened when Larson died?||10 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode7: Finnish Punk and Bordertown||Bordertown is one the most successful Finnish crime TV series to date. It’s set on the sensitive border between Finland and Russia. We meet its creator Miikko Oikkonen. Antti Tuomainen is part of the new wave of Finnish Nordic Noir writers. His dexte||8 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: The Bridge||Returning to Sweden with Hans Rosenfeldt, the writer and creator of the Nordic Noir classic TV series The Bridge. And best selling author, Christoffer Carlsson discusses how his work as a criminologist has influenced his writing.||1 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: The King and his successors||Bestselling Danish novelist, Jussi Adler-Olsen reveals his formula for creating a book impossible to put down. His unusual childhood, growing up with his psychiatrist father in various mental institutions, gave him fodder for his books.||23 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Iceland and Finland join the fray||We take the temperature on Finland and Iceland. Why does Scandinavia’s smallest country, Iceland, contain the most crime writers per capita in the world? And why does Finland have more murders than any other Nordic country?||17 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Norway - beyond the picture postcard||We travel beyong the fjords and ice capped mountains to meet Gunnar Staalesen, part of the first wave of Norwegian crime writers; Jermund Eriksen, writer of the Norwegian hit TV program Mammon and Frode Sander Øien (aka writer Samuel Bjork ) who expla||10 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Danish Twist||We travel to Denmark and investigate the success behind Danish Nordic Noir Television. We meet Jeppe Gjervig Gram, co-creator of Borgen. Sara Blaedel, considered the queen of Danish crime writing, shares her love for Agatha Christie. We also talk wi||3 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Sweden and the Beginnings of Nordic Noir||We begin in Sweden with the writers Sjöwall Wahloo, the duo considered to be the inventors of the Nordic Noir genre. We meet crime writer, criminologist and expert on Sjöwall Wahloo, Christoffer Carlsson; top selling Swedish author, Jens Lapidus, on t||26 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNoir Hear This Preview||Noir Hear This is a new eight part podcast about Nordic Noir. Johan Gabrielsson talks to Scandinavian writers, critics and thinkers about the psyche and craft behind this successful crime fiction genre. Episode 1 drops March 28th||22 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Noir hear this a great insight
Really enjoying this insightful discussion about Scandinavian noir. Great interviews with academics and writers. I’m discovering new authors to explore and tv shows to watch. Great job SBS!
Noir hear this
This is excellent listening - Gabrielsson is interesting and engaging - highly recommend!
Noir hear this
So interesting to understand the stories behind the stories. Great perspectives on Scandinavia, writers and personalities