Wallander (2005– )

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A Swedish cop in a small town near the Baltic coast.

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 Kurt Wallander (32 episodes, 2005-2013)
Fredrik Gunnarsson ...
 Svartman (32 episodes, 2005-2013)
Mats Bergman ...
 Nyberg (32 episodes, 2005-2013)
Douglas Johansson ...
 Martinsson (25 episodes, 2005-2013)
Marianne Mörck ...
 Ebba (25 episodes, 2005-2013)
Stina Ekblad ...
 Karin / ... (24 episodes, 2005-2013)
Johanna Sällström ...
 Linda Wallander (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Katarina Ahlsell (13 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Stefan Lindman (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
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A Swedish cop in a small town near the Baltic coast.

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$774 (USA) (15 June 2012)

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Great Swedish detective drama
13 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Being a fan of detective dramas and having watched the BBC's version of Wallander I was interested to see what the original was like when it aired on BBC4. Unfortunately I didn't catch all of the episodes but I enjoyed all of the ones I saw, in fact I preferred it to the British version.

Each episode follows a single case so it doesn't matter too much if you miss the occasional episode. Krister Henriksson is great as the eponymous Kurt Wallander, a police inspector in the Swedish city of Ystad. He isn't the only Wallander in the department, his daughter Linda is also on the force. She is played by the late Johanna Sällström who did a great job, it was rather sad watching it to know that this able actress is no longer alive.

The episodes I saw were all gripping, they also contained a bit more gore than one would expect in a British detective series set in attractive scenery, it isn't over the top though so shouldn't offend anybody unless they have a really weak stomach.

I'd certainly recommend this to all fans of detective fiction, it is a shame that it was aired on digital only BBC4 rather than getting a slot on BBC2 where it might get a larger audience; it seems they are afraid of showing anything subtitled on a major channel.


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