Icelandic thriller series ‘Case’ heading to the U.K.

The award-winning Icelandic thriller Case is heading to the U.K, with a release date set for the 24th of January.

Directed by Baldvin Zophoníasson, the series tells the story of abuse and corruption within the country’s capital, Reykjavik. It begins with the discovery of a young ballerina found hanged at the main stage at the National Theatre. The incident is deemed a suicide, but three determined individuals believe there is another story to be told.

On a mission to uncover the truth, their paths will cross as their investigations uncover crimes worse than murder.

The first episode of Case will premiere on Tuesday 24th of January on Channel 4 at 10pm, marking the first time an Icelandic drama has aired on terrestrial UK television. Following the launch, the entire series will be available on walterpresents.com.

Walter Presents is a foreign language drama platform that has been an ongoing success for Channel 4 since it’s launch in January 2016.


Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.