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Sky go all Scandi - Is The Legacy the new Bridge?

After the success of The Killing, Borgen and The Bridge, Sky has got on the Scandinavian bandwagon and acquired the rights to show the latest big drama from our colder neighbours. The Legacy (Arvingerne) is "is produced by the leading European production house DR Fiktion – the BAFTA and International Emmy© Award-winning production unit behind the drama series The Killing and Borgen".

Sky Arts will be showing the series:

"Following the death of progressive internationally-renowned artist Veronika Grønnegaard, The Legacy traces the story of Veronika’s four adult children, whose distinctive upbringing has affected their lives in very different ways. The division of Veronika’s estate marks the beginning of a journey into a complex set of secrets and lies for her four children. The series paints a portrait of a Danish family and their children, coming to terms with the challenges of change and the traces of violent upheaval from their past."


"Starring Trine Dyrholm, Jesper Christensen, Lene Maria Christensen, Carsten Bjørnlund (The Killing), Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Marie Bach Hansen and Trond Espen Seim, ...The Legacy will air in the UK in Danish with English subtitles in autumn 2014."

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