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The Bridge

All Episodes 2015 - 2018

  • Ended
  • DR1
  • 2011-09-21T19:00:00Z
  • 60 mins
  • 1 day, 12 hours, 29 mins
  • Sweden
  • Swedish
  • Crime, Mystery
A body is found on the bridge from Malmö to Copenhagen causing a jurisdiction issue. Forced to work together, a Swedish and a Danish police detective are on the hunt for a killer.

40 episodes

Special 1 Behind the Bridge

  • 2015-09-21T19:00:00Z — 60 mins

The film follows the process from concept to success during the first two seasons. We are involved from the beginning and hear Charlotte Sieling, Niels Sejer and Hans Rosenfeldt talk about the first tentative ideas, the creation of Sofia Helin's character Saga Norén, writing the script and the concept behind the series. We follow the rehearsals and get insight into features around the camera, departments and individuals that together form the basis of the show's success.

Special 2 The Bridge Series 3 Trailer

  • 2015-11-03T20:00:00Z — 60 mins

Following a gruesome murder, the Danish and Swedish police are compelled to join forces again in a case that threatens to change Saga Norén forever. Coming soon to BBC Four.

1x01 Episode 1

  • Series Premiere

    2011-09-28T19:00:00Z — 57 mins

A woman is found murdered in the middle of the Öresund bridge - just on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Saga Noren from the County Crimea Malmo and Martin Rohde from Copenhagen police are called to the scene. What at first appears to be a murder turns out to be two. The upper body is from a well-known Swedish politician and the lower body from a Danish prostitute.

1x02 Episode 2

  • 2011-10-05T19:00:00Z — 58 mins

The killer reveals through the media that the murder on the bridge was only the beginning, and his purpose is to draw attention to unpleasant societal truths. Saga and Martin realise they are dealing with a ruthless killer.

1x03 Episode 3

  • 2011-10-12T19:00:00Z — 58 mins

To draw attention to the increased number of people falling through the cracks of society, the killer kidnaps a homeless man and demands a large ransom from four landlords for his survival. So what is the price of a human being after all?

1x04 Episode 4

  • 2011-10-19T19:00:00Z — 57 mins

The homeless man's survival depends on the landlords' willingness to pay the ransom. Saga and Martin see that they are dealing with someone who has planned his crimes down to the smallest detail. They wonder if they can catch the murderer off balance by doing something he doesn't expect.

1x05 Episode 5

  • 2011-10-26T19:00:00Z — 57 mins

The murderer has groomed schizophrenics to commit synchronised violent crimes in Malmo and Copenhagen, to highlight funding cutbacks for mental health care. Saga and Martin get a break in the case, a teenage girl who has run away from home. Could she be the witness that ultimately leads them to the murderer?

1x06 Episode 6

  • 2011-11-02T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

The failure of integration turns out to be the fourth problem. Copenhagen is in turmoil after a trial in which a group of policemen who assaulted an immigrant causing his death are freed. Another policemen, a witness to the assult who kept quiet, is kidnapped from his home and the search for him leads to riots.

1x07 Episode 7

  • 2011-11-09T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

The "Truth Terrorist's" fifth and final problem is our indifference to child labor. A school bus with five children disappears and the offender demands that five companies that indirectly exploit child workers suffer arson attacks. For every company attacked, one child will be spared. Meanwhile, Saga suggests that the evidence is pointing to the offender being a member of the police.

1x08 Episode 8

  • 2011-11-16T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

Saga and Martin anticipates and hearing a colleague suspected of being "Bromördaren". He proves to have an alibi for all the opportunities for crime, but is he really innocent? The offender is ready, he has succeeded in its aim to point out five problems in society. But Saga have a feeling there will be more. Maybe it's all about personal revenge?

1x09 Episode 9

  • 2011-11-23T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

Bit by bit in the complex puzzle are in place and the tracks and clues in the investigation leads Saga and Martin to a man who could be the perpetrator. While they come ever closer, it turns out that the case has suddenly become more personal for Martin than he ever could have imagined.

1x10 Episode 10

  • 2011-11-23T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

Despite her injury, Saga refuses to give up and will do anything to solve the case. Martin, who is personally involved, is doing everything possible to find the perpetrator in time. It becomes a cat and mouse game where it looks as if the offender will succeed in his personal revenge.

2x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    2013-09-22T19:00:00Z — 57 mins

When the coastguard board a ship headed for the Oresund Bridge, they discover three Swedish and two Danish youths chained below deck.

2x02 Episode 2

  • 2013-09-29T19:00:00Z — 57 mins

While Saga and Martin are quarantined, someone posts a video online where four individuals in masks use signs to claim responsibility for the plague.

2x03 Episode 3

  • 2013-10-06T19:00:00Z — 57 mins

Saga and Martin continue hunting down the eco-terrorists and start profiling them. Martin makes some progress in his meeting with Jens.

2x04 Episode 4

  • 2013-10-13T19:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga and Martin investigate the killing of the eco-terrorists. Saga rules out suicide. Martin hits it off with his Danish colleague Pernille.

2x05 Episode 5

  • 2013-10-20T19:00:00Z — 58 mins

An important witness has memory loss. The investigation grows and new clues are received. A new attack is carried out.

2x06 Episode 6

  • 2013-10-28T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

A new case of poisoning is linked to Saga and Martin's case. A motor boat is salvaged from the ocean floor.

2x07 Episode 7

  • 2013-11-04T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga and Martin have a complicated puzzle to solve when a chemical plant is threatened.

2x08 Episode 8

  • 2013-11-10T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

Saga and Martin requestion witnesses and suspect that someone in the group changed the data in the report. Witness Laura wakes up and Martin makes another visit to Jens in prison. Saga tries to find a solution to the problem of cohabitation.

2x09 Episode 9

  • 2013-11-18T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

Police now have a phantom image of the offender. Just as Saga and Martin think that the matter is cleared up, it turns out that the great 'end' points towards Heathrow airport. Martin moved back to Mette and Saga and Martin's friendship put to a severe test.

2x10 Episode 10

  • 2013-11-25T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga and Martin realise the case isn't over and that there is one more perpetrator. But who is Mikkel Host?

3x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    2015-09-27T19:00:00Z — 58 mins

A new murder is commited involving a gruesome display of a family sitting at the table. Detective Saga Norén is tasked with the investigation together with a new Danish detective after the incarceration of Martin Rohde.

3x02 Episode 2

  • 2015-10-04T19:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga and her new Danish colleague continues to investigate the murder of Helle Anker. They try to find Helle's son, but he's vanished without leaving a trace.

3x03 Episode 3

  • 2015-10-11T19:00:00Z — 58 mins

The police are certain that they are on the right track, but will they manage to lure the killer into a trap ? Saga is becoming more and more frustrated and is struggling with her relationships with her mother and her new boss at work.

3x04 Episode 4

  • 2015-10-18T19:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga is trying to find the links between the killer and the victims, but a hostage drama speed up the investigation.

3x05 Episode 5

  • 2015-10-25T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Lillian discovers a wound in Hans' mouth, which turns out to be a branding mark. The other two victims are examined again and they also have the same kind of branding mark. The perpetrator is probably branding his victims, but for what?

3x06 Episode 6

  • 2015-11-01T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga and Henrik find a new link between the victims, which points to a new suspect. The investigation becomes more and more demanding, and the police chief increases the pressure on Saga and Henrik.

3x07 Episode 7

  • 2015-11-08T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga and Henrik believe they know who may be the killer's next victim, and the search for the suspects is underway on both sides of the bridge

3x08 Episode 8

  • 2015-11-15T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

The hunt for the killer becomes more and more intense, Saga and Henrik are confident they know the killer's identity. But they get a new surprise when they detain the suspect.

3x09 Episode 9

  • 2015-11-22T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga is forced to take time off from the investigation, but Henrik demands that she return. Together they manage to find the link between the victims and the perpetrator.

3x10 Episode 10

  • 2015-11-29T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga and Henrik find a new clue which might lead them to the killer's location. But will they manage to find him in time ?

4x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    2018-01-01T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

The head of the Danish migration agency is murdered brutally, and the murder is linked to a controversial expulsion case. Investigator Henrik Sabroe needs help from his colleague and friend Saga Norén, but she is in prison for the murder of her mother.

4x02 Episode 2

  • 2018-01-07T20:00:00Z — 57 mins

Henrik's two main clues in the investigation are the left-wing radical group Red October and the refugee Taariq, who has gone underground. On a personal level he tries to realize that he will never figure out what happened to his missing daughters, but then someone begins to show interest in the mystery.

4x03 Episode 3

  • 2018-01-14T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Henrik and Saga suspect that Taariq and the missing expert on left-wing radicals are hiding something, and collaborate to reveal them. They disagree on how to handle the homeless girls who still refuse to give up their identity.

4x04 Episode 4

  • 2018-01-21T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Taariq recognizes a car related to the case. He wants to push the owner for money, but is himself accused of robbery. Saga fears that will be more murders and Henrik's efforts for the homeless girls end up in disappointment.

4x05 Episode 5

  • 2018-01-28T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Saga and Henrik keep searching for a link between the murder victims. Lillian is reprimanded by her superiors. Dan finds out where his ex-wife and son are and causes trouble. The relationship between Saga and Henrik is tested to the limit and may have hit its breaking point.

4x06 Episode 6

  • 2018-02-04T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Henrik believes he found the connection between all victims and an unexpected finding ends up on the investigation board. At the same time, the crack between him and Saga is greater than ever.

4x07 Episode 7

  • 2018-02-11T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

The inquiry into Tommy continues and Solveig still refuses to cooperate. She talks neither with Saga nor Jonas. The question is how long they can keep her in holding if they do not obtain any evidence. Lillian is still under pressure from the management to find the culprit, and now it seems that there is a leak in the department. In the meantime Saga makes a breakthrough in the search for Henrik's family.

4x08 Episode 8

  • 2018-02-18T20:00:00Z — 58 mins

Henrik and Astrid are trying to get used to being father and daughter again. Meanwhile Saga gets a breakthrough and the murderer is revealed and arrested under dramatic circumstances. The murderer even confesses to the six killings/revenges. But Saga discovers something which doesn't fit. She goes back to the prison in Sweden and talks to the girl who almost killed her, and here she gets a terrible suspicion: there is another killer - and there is still one person left to be a victim!