6-week course, Tuesdays, 13th September – 18th October
Course Fees: £65, £60 QUAD Members & Concessions, £55 QUAD Concessionary Members and £45 18–25-year-olds
Scandi-Noir (aka Nordic Noir) has had us glued to our TVs and Cinema screens for over a decade, but the literary roots actually stretch back to the appearance of Martin Beck in 1965. Join tutor Alan Seaman for this six-week tour of the crime fiction phenomenon on TV and film, as we travel across Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland to look at the cultural backgrounds and differences of your favourite cops and assorted crime solvers. Tak.
Week 1 – Early Days: Sjowall and Wahloo, Smilla, Insomnia, Unit On
Week 2 – Quiet Men and Lone Wolves, Wallander, Varg Veum
Week 3 – Going Back Home: Dicte – Crime Reporter, The Fjallbacka Murders, The Hunters/False Trail
Week 4 – The Killing, The Bridge, and The Girl Trilogy
Week 5 – Jo Nesbo and Iceland: Trapped, Jar City, Reykjavik-Rotterdam
Week 6 – Team Work and International Crime: Arne Dahl, Dept. Q, Follow The Money, Modus.