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Nobel shortlisted for Golden Rose

Press Release   •   Aug 23, 2017 14:56 CEST

The nice drama series Nobel is shortlisted as one of the worlds four best drama series as the nominations for the Rose d’Or Awards 2017 were announced this week.

The drama series from Monster Scripted in Norway competes with giants such as The Crown, The Night Manager and The Young Pope in the category Best Drama Series.

”Being nominated as the only non-English series and in competition with these amazing shows, is truly an honour”, says Executive Producer and CEO Monster Scripted, Håkon Briseid.

Nobel places a dramatic conspiracy plot in the middle of Norway’s war in Afghanistan and at the center of the world’s most famous humanitarian prize. Politics and social commentary are combined in this gripping thriller produced by Monster Scripted. The 8 episode series aired for the first time on Norwegian Public Broadcaster NRK, and is currently available on the streaming service Netflix in most countries all over the world.

You can watch the trailer here.

Over 430 programmes from more than 160 broadcasters and production companies were submitted for this year’s 56th annual Rose d’Or award. The ceremony will be held in Berlin on 19 September, organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).

“We’re thrilled that the Rose d’Or has once again attracted a huge amount of interest from the global entertainment community,” said EBU Head of Television and Rose d’Or organiser Jeroen Depraetere.

“The fantastic creativity on show this year has meant our juries have had a tough job selecting the 40 nominees competing to win a Rose d’Or trophy in Berlin.

Long list of awards

The nomination for the Golden Rose is the latest on a rather impressive list of nominations and awards for the Norwegian drama series. The latest announcement was when actor Aksel Hennie won the Golden Nymph at the Monaco TV Festival in June.


Prix Europe, Best Mini Series

Golden Nymph Best Male Actor – Aksel Hennie

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Photo TV Drama

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Graphic Design, Lars Erik Hansen and Torgeir Sanders

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Costume and Make Up, Nina E. Johansen and Oddfrid Ropstad

The Nordic Seires Script Award, Nordisk Film & TV Fond – Mette M Bølstad and Stephen Uhlander


Rose d’Or: Best Drama Series

Golden Nymph Best Female Actor - Tuva Novotny 

Golden Nymph Best Drama series

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best TV Drama

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Male Actor – Anders Danielsen Lie

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Male Actor – Aksel Hennie

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Director TV Drama, Per Olav Sørensen

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Script, Mette M Bølstad and Stephen Uhlander

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Graphic Design, Yngve Aasen and Harald Fossen

Norwegian TV Award Gullruten - Best Sound Production, Hugo Ekornes and Bård Farbu

Rose d’Or nominations 2017 - Best Drama Series

The Crown – United Kingdom, Left Bank Pictures / Netflix

The Night Manager – United Kingdom, The Ink Factory / Demarest / Character Seven / BBC One

Nobel – Peace at Any Cost – Norway, Monster Scripted / DRG

The Young Pope – United Kingdom, SKY / HBO / Canal+

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