subtitled video | 26 min
A 5 episode true-crime podcast
For Radio P1 DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation)
Presented by Helle Maj and Jørn Stjerneklar
Editor-in-Chief and Producer: Torben Brandt
Sound:Jørn Stjerneklar & Torben Brandt
Episode Duration: Max. 27 minutes
Podcast published on 31st Oct 2019
Broadcast premier on DR-FM 1, 27th November 2019
On the Bloody Trail of a Dane
In June 2015, photographer Jørn Stjerneklar and journalist Helle Maj meet a Dane Peter Frederiksen in South Africa.
Three years later, Peter Frederiksen was sent to jail for two times life plus 51.
This sentenced covered a wide range of crimes, including rape of a minor and murder.
But there were many stories left untold, about how Jørn and Helle and all the others who have been in contact with the Peter Frederiksen over the years, have experienced the feeling of losing their grip on the reality.
This then, also becomes a tale about confusion, turmoil, anxiety – an anxiety so great that one fears losing oneself, not to mention … fear of losing one’s life.
On the Bloody Trail of a Dane – Part 1
“What do you need a silencer for?”
Journalist Helle Maj and photographer Jørn Stjerneklar, are invited to the South African home of thatcher and arms dealer Peter Frederiksen.
He wants to tell them about his amazing life.
After three days of intensive interviewing, they leave Peter Frederiksen.
They are stunned by what they’ve heard, but with the clarity of hindsight, maybe they weren’t as shaken as they should have been.