Angstrom. Knut Ångström (Matthew Holness). Copyright: BBC.


BBC Radio 4 sitcom spoofing Scandinavian detective stories. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Matthew Holness, Nadia Kamil, Morgana Robinson, David Reed and others.

Series 1

1. The Man Who Wasn't Dead

First broadcast: Wednesday 10th January 2018

A body goes missing from a crime scene. But was it ever even there in the first place?


2. The Two Faces of Benny From Abba

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th January 2018

Angstrom and Mina try to find out who tried to frame him for the death of Councillor Birgid Lundstrom, a trail which leads them straight to the door of Benny from ABBA. But when that door opens, why is Benny from ABBA now Mexican?


3. Into the Mad Mind of Madness

First broadcast: Wednesday 24th January 2018

A clue left by the killer leads Angström and Mina to the Schmilsson novelty troll factory, where Angstrom's brooding threatens to get out of control.


4. The Hunter is the Hunted and the Hunter

First broadcast: Wednesday 31st January 2018

The investigation takes Angstrom and Mina to the remote Celibate Puffin Island (but it's all one word in Swedish) where they find a possible connection between the Askeladden murders and the sinister Bolax Corporation, bringing them closer to finally discovering the identity of the mysterious Ash Lad...