Behind the Biography

Produced by Icebreaker Productions, this radio series with 10 episodes explores Finnish biographies and their backgrounds. Each episode features Anna-Liisa Haavikko in conversation with a guest, often the writer of the biography being explored.


The Finnish notables highlighted in the series through their biographies are Aatos Erkko, Ritva Holmberg, Carl Gustav Mannerheim, Alli Wiherheimo, Lauri Törni, Tove Jansson, Hilja Pärssinen, Maria Wiik, Pekka Herlin and Minna Canth.

All episodes are available online at Yle Areena streaming service.