Skam Successor Blank Returns This Autumn

The first season of Blank, the youth oriented successor to Skam which follows the lives of 19-year-olds after high school, drew to a close this weekend and has already been ordered to return for a second run this autumn. The NRK P3 series, which charts the lives of its protagonists through social media accounts and web clips, launched this Spring without any prior promotion and settled in to a respectable average audience of 182,000 viewers. It has yet to match

Joachim Trier’s Thelma Tops Amanda Nominations

On Wednesday, the nominees were revealed for the 2018 Amanda Awards, which celebrates the achievements of Norwegian cinema. The winners will be announced during the 46th Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund on Saturday 18th August in a ceremony hosted by Henriette Steenstrup and John Brungot. Joachim Trier’s supernatural thriller Thelma received the highest number of nominations with twelve to equal last year's record-breaking The King’s Choice by Erik Poppe, who returned this year with seven nominations for his chilling real-time account

Home Ground | Heimebane

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON 1 Starring: Ane Dahl Torp, John Carew, Axel Bøyum 2018. Returning series Varg FC has been promoted to the top division in Norwegian football but, shortly before the season begins, the team is left without a coach. Helena Mikkelsen is experienced but she is a woman, and women do not train male football players. To secure the job Helena must outperform a former professional with coaching ambitions, and as she takes the reigns she is forced to

Obituary: Minken Fosheim

Norwegian actress and children's author Birte Fosheim Wienskol, better known as Minken Fosheim, died on Thursday night at Lovisenberg Hospital after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 62 years of age. After graduating from the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre, Minken Fosheim had various roles on stage and screen, but is best remembered for presenting the Good Book (God Bok) literature programme on NRK in the 80s and 90s, and for playing Vigdis Reverud in the sitcom Karl &