TV1 temp reporter, former Express editor
Despite being a legend in the industry, she loses her job at the network because of her alcoholism. She continues to cover parliament press conferences at Express until she grows weary of Laugesen's unethical, cruel behavior. Hanne eventually rejoins the TV1 team.Portrayed by: Benedikte Hansen
TV1 anchor, Kasper's girlfriend, former Express reporter. Hanne sees herself in Katrine. She initially accuses her of tattling to Torben about her drinking habit, but later apologizes for the outburst. The two become best friends and an investigative powerhouse; Katrine even helps her get her TV1 gig back.
Birgitte's press advisor/speech writer, Katrine's boyfriend. Hanne, Katrine, and Kasper have a history together stemming from their journalistic days, which isn't explored on the show. She therefore cheers from the sidelines as the lovebirds get back together.
TV1 chief editor. Like Katrine, Hanne always gave Torben a tough time for his obsession with ratings and his lack of journalistic instinct. She respects him more when he's kind enough to hire her back.
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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.