Iceland’s Trapped makes Best of 2016 TV list

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson í hlutverki sínu í sjónvarpsþáttunum Ófærð.

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson í hlutverki sínu í sjónvarpsþáttunum Ófærð. Stilla úr Ófærð/Lilja Jónsdóttir

Icelandic TV series Trapped has made it onto the Guardian’s list of ‘Best TV of 2016 so far’, featuring smash programmes from around the world.

Trapped is in very good company in the new Guardian ranking, featuring alongside the likes of Game of Thrones, The Night Manager, and Peaky Blinders.

“Trapped certainly shares DNA with its Scandi cousins, but this is not merely a copy,” reads a Guardian review.

“The cut-off thing adds a new intensity – it’s properly claustrophobic. And the beauty is different – it’s more about nature: grand, scooped-out glacial valleys, icy fjords, a volcanic land that is alive and dangerous. Nordic maybe but this is also most definitely, and proudly, Icelandic ... seductive, involving, gripping [...].”

You can check out the full Guardian ‘Best TV of 2016 so far’ list here.

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