BBC Four Sets UK Premiere Date For ‘Lilyhammer’

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The first season of Scandinavian drama series Lilyhammer will receive its UK premiere on BBC Four on Tuesday September 11th at 10pm, it has been announced.

Lilyhammer was created by Anne Bjørnstad & Eilif Skodvin and follows Frank “The Fixer” Tagliano, a New York mobster who turns state’s evidence against his former crime family and enters the witness protection programme. After testifying against his boss, Frank makes an unusual request: that he be set up with his new life and identity in the Norwegian town of Lillehammer. But the quiet snowy town is not quite as he imagined. His new accommodation is next to the Chief of Police and that the prospect of becoming a Norwegian bar-owner is hindered by red tape – but he may have better luck in romance when he meets Sigrid, a single mother on the train from Oslo.The first season of the show runs eight episodes and stars Steven Van Zandt (The Sopranos), Marian Saastad Ottesen, Trond Fausa Aurvåg, Kyrre Hellum, Sven Nordin, Anne Krigsvoll and Steinar Sagen.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.