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Julia Bradbury's Icelandic Walk

BBC
Julia Bradbury heads for Iceland to embark on the toughest walk of her life. Her challenge is to walk the 60 kilometres of Iceland's most famous hiking route, a trail that just happens to end at the unpronounceable volcano that brought air traffic across Europe to a standstill in 2010
Geography
  • English subtitles
  • 60

Last Days of the Arctic: Capturing the Faces of the North

BBC
Ragnar Axelsson, known as Rax, is a photograher for Iceland's largest newspaper. This documentary follows him on his life's mission, to capture the human faces of climate change by photographing the vanishing lifestyles of the people of the north.
  • English subtitles
  • 60


Næturvaktin (The Night Shift Episode 01)

Georg Bjarnfreoarson
Award-winning Icelandic comedy series involving three men working at a petrol station in Reykjavik who battle boredom, strange visitors and their own customers.
  • English subtitles
  • 30

Næturvaktin (The Night Shift Episode 02)

Georg Bjarnfreoarson
Georg decides that crime is rife at the petrol station and that safety procedures must become a priority, so he submits his less-than-enthusiastic staff to improvised self-defence training.
  • English subtitles
  • 30











Nordic Noir: The Story of Scandinavian Crime Fiction

BBC
Draw the curtains and dim the lights for a chilling trip north for a documentary which investigates the success of Scandinavian crime fiction and why it exerts such a powerful hold on our imagination.
  • English subtitles
  • 60

The Viking Sagas

BBC
Dr Janina Ramirez travels across glaciers and through the lava fields of Iceland to find out about one of the most compelling of the great Viking stories - the Laxdaela Saga.
  • English subtitles
  • 60