Valkyrien

TV Times - - Sunday Highlights - RM

drama / 9.00pm / C4

this eight-part nor­we­gian drama takes us deep be­neath oslo, where des­per­ate doc­tor Ravn Eikanger has set up a makeshift, se­cret hospi­tal in an aban­doned un­der­ground sta­tion called Valkyrien. There he plans to find a cure for his ter­mi­nally ill wife af­ter her doc­tors give up hope, but that takes fund­ing, and his only help is cor­rupt civil-de­fence worker Leif Lien, who per­suades Ravn to of­fer med­i­cal help to var­i­ous shady char­ac­ters from Oslo’s un­der­world. The series has won awards in­clud­ing Best Drama in Nor­way, and Mark Strong is lined up to star in an English ver­sion set in London. Af­ter this episode airs, the full series is on All4.

Doc­tor Ravn Eikanger is forced into tak­ing des­per­ate mea­sures

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