Phillip's ex-girlfriend, pediatrician
Phillip jumps into a relationship with her soon after divorcing Birgitte. She gets along swimmingly with his kids and even finds a way to win Birgitte over. Phillip ultimately breaks up with her when he realizes he may still have feelings for his ex-wife.Portrayed by: Mille Dinesen
Birgitte's ex-husband, former professor at Copenhagen Business School. The couple starts dating soon after Phillip divorces Birgitte. Their relationship seems to be en route to marriage until Laura's mental health breakdown. This causes Phillip to pull away and spend more time with Birgitte and his family, thereby second-guessing his decision to give up on his marriage.
Prime Minister, Moderate Party Leader. After a few awkward encounters, she develops a healthy relationship with Birgitte. However, she eventually grows to resent her when she notices that Phillip is drifting away from her after spending increased time with Birgitte and the kids.
Birgitte and Phillip's daughter. She parents Laura and her brother just as much as Phillip and Birgitte do. As a doctor, she's the first to suspect that Laura is depressed and the first to suggest putting her on antidepressants after she's diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
Birgitte and Phillip's son. Magnus embraces his "second mom." The kids often spend more time with her than their real mom, which makes Birgitte feel extremely threatened.
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This internationally acclaimed Danish political drama tells the story of charismatic politician Birgitte Nyborg who unexpectedly becomes Denmark’s first female prime minister.