Sky Arts nabs the latest Danish noir with The Legacy (Arvingerne)

It’s from the makers of Borgen and The Killing. It’s a Danish noir about the five children of a renowned artist who dies suddenly leaving an unexpected will. It’s a big hit already in its native land and a second season has already been commissioned. It’s called The Legacy (Arvingerne) and in the UK, it’s going to air on 26th November at 10pm on…

…Sky Arts. Watch out BBC4 – looks like someone’s trying to steal your crown jewels.



  • I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.