North Sea Connection Set as Viaplay Original


Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has lined up as the next Viaplay original North Sea Connection, currently filming in Ireland.

The six-part series is produced in association with Screen Ireland by MOPAR Studios and Subotica for NENT Group, co-produced by RTÉ and distributed by A+E Networks International. In the story, Ciara (Lydia McGuinness) must confront the dramatic consequences of her brother Aidan’s (Kerr Logan) decision to transport drugs at sea.

North Sea Connection is written by Mark Greig (Bulletproof) and directed by Paul Murphy (Red Election) and Hannah Quinn (The Stranger). It is being executive produced for Viaplay and RTÉ by Jess Pope, Christian Alveborg, William Diskay and Jonas Fors at MOPAR Studios. Jon Petersson is attached for NENT Group, David Crean at RTÉ, Andrew Byrne at Screen Ireland and Tristan Orpen Lynch and Aoife O’Sullivan for Subotica. Nell Green is producing the series.

The drama will premiere on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service in 2022.