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World Drama on Freeview Play

Discover a world of award-winning international drama on Freeview Play.


Ester’s cancer turns her world upside down – but she’s no intention of saying goodbye yet. A story of love, life and all of the glorious, silly things we want to do before we die.

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Power always has a price. Danish prime minister Birgitte Nyborg unexpectedly wins office and grapples with the choices she faces to keep it. Complex, compelling drama.

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Reindeer Mafia

From Walter Presents comes a darkly comic Nordic crime saga set in an alternative reality. Skulduggery ensues when a matriarch wills land to unexpected recipients. Can love, let alone trust, survive?

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The Defence

Sharp Finnish drama from Walter Presents based on real life events. It's the late 1980s. Nokia is financially shaky, the leading execs are at loggerheads, but an engineer has a brilliant idea.

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The Defence - Channel 4

Ice Cold Murders: Rocco Schiavone

Irascible Rocco returns with another round of crime-busting. He needs to let go of memories, and his tendency to despair interferes with relationship possibilities. In Italian with English subtitles.

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The Swingers

Suburban dwellers Steef and Rebecca are pleased about the arrival of their attractive new neighbours, music journalist Peter and his teacher girlfriend Eva. In Dutch with English subtitles.

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Arctic Circle

Gripping Finnish crime drama from Walter Presents. A detective and a virologist pursue an unusual investigation that places them on the wrong side of the law.

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Carmen Curlers

Stylish Danish period drama from Walter Presents inspired by real events. In 1963, businessman Axel Byvang invests in an obscure invention. Will it spark to life or curl up into nothing?

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Red Light

Dark Belgian psychological drama from Walter Presents. Three women are entangled together in the dangerous world of sex workers and trafficking after a man goes missing.

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State of Happiness

Power, profit and politics. When a small Norwegian fishing village becomes part of the 70s oil boom, everything changes - but how much are the lives of families and friends worth?

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Top Dog

Compelling Swedish drama from Walter Presents. A mysterious disappearance creates an unlikely team: ambitious attorney Emily, and Teddy, a paroled convict. How will the ad hoc duo work together?

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How far will he go for the truth? When a body is found in the bloody waters of a whale hunt, a journalist searches for answers. Nordic noir from the rugged, remote Faroe Islands.

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