The Bridge 2 tops SVT's autumn schedule
The second season of the hugely successful Swedish/Danish crime drama "Bron" (The Bridge) tops SVT television's autumn season, which was announced Wednesday. Beginning 22 September, The Bridge 2 reunites Swedish cop Saga Norén (Sofia Helin) with Danish detective Martin Rohde (Kim Bodnia) 13 months after the dramatic end to the first season. Radio Sweden's Dave Russell spoke to Sofia Helin.
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"The second series begins with Martin really down after his son's death and he felt that it was his fault. The series deals with a big and complicated case and you will meet Saga and Martin even more in their private lives and Saga tries to be more social," says Sofia Helin.
Also heading SVT's autumn attractions of documentaries, food, music and drama series is Fröken Friman's krig, which over three parts this Christmas tells the true story of Dagmar Friman, a women's rights campaigner in the early 1900's. Playing the lead, is actress and comedian Sissela Kyle.
Heading a number of documentaries is Tom Alandh's portrait of murdered Swedish politician Anna Lindh while next week begins the start of "Livet på Operan" which goes behind the scenes of life at the Royal Opera House.