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The BBC pulled the series from their schedule for 24 March only following the terrorist attack in Carcassonne and continued on 31 March.
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The basis for this series was adapted from a series of conversations between Barfoed and Danish photographer Daniel Rye, who lived as a hostage within the terrorist organisation of Islamic State in Syria for more than a year.
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In Germany and the Netherlands, the series is also known as Countdown Copenhagen.
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The team responsible for filming the series attended the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, where the series was promoted prior to the broadcast of the first episode.
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On 2 April 2017, the series premiered in Denmark on Kanal 5, and was released on DVD in Germany on 19 October 2017.
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In the United Kingdom, BBC4 broadcast the first four episodes during March 2018.
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The Danish title of this series is Gidseltagningen.
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Jakob Oftebro (Alpha) & Jacob Lohmann (Jonas) also worked together on Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016) as Pasgård & Elias respectively.
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Sara Hjort Ditlevsen (Louise Falck) & Gustav Dyekjær Giese (Stefan Nielsen) also worked together on Perfekte Steder (2017) as Rose & Tobias respectively.
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Alba August (Marie) & Jacob Lohmann (Jonas) also worked together on two episodes of The Rain (2018) as Simone & Theis Svensson respectively.
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Johannes Lassen (Philip Nørgaard), Sara Hjort Ditlevsen (Louise Falck) & Susanne Storm (Karin Hallberg) also worked together on The Lawyer (2018) as Markos, Therese Waldman & Iben respectively.
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Below the Surface is a Danish action hostage thriller drama television series, written and directed by Kasper Barfoed, that was based upon an idea of Adam Price and Søren Sveistrup.
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This eight-part series focuses on an act of terrorism committed on the Copenhagen Metro, where fifteen people are taken hostage.
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