Norwegian World War 2 drama series The Saboteurs (formerly known as Heavy Water War) will receive its UK premiere on More4 on Friday June 19th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Heavy Water War tells the story of the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atomic bomb and the Allies ‘desperate struggle to prevent it. Opening in 1933 and closing when the United States dropped their bomb on Hiroshima in 1945, the series charts the mission to stop the Nazi’s, including a daring mission by Norwegian saboteurs to blow up the heavy water factory in the mountains of Norway in 1943.
Produced for public broadcaster NRK, the six episode series was penned by Petter S. Rosenlund, directed by Per-Olav Sørensen and is a co-production between A Filmkameratene, Sebasto Film and Headline Pictures. The cast includes Espen Kloumann Høiner, Dennis Storhøi and German actor Christoph Bach and Anna Friel.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.