Temporary acting PM, Defense Minister, Labor Party Leader
Hans Christian accepts a lavish hunting trip from the manufacturer of the fighter plane he ultimately chooses to purchase for Denmark's military. He doesn't resign from office, despite his corrupt actions. This complete disregard for political decency leads him all the way up to acting PM is Birgitte's month-long absence.Portrayed by: Bjarne Henriksen
Prime Minister, Moderate Party Leader. He lies to the PM and says he didn't take a bribe in choosing the military's new fighter plane. He doesn't quite face her wrath though because Birgitte's hands are tied in firing him. Following several cabinet shakeups, he eventually becomes her right-hand minister.
TV1 anchor, Kasper's girlfriend, former Express reporter. The macho military man completely patronizes the reporter, calling her "little girl" after a TV1 interview. He underestimates her abilities as a journalist and is therefore caught off guard when she digs up dirt on him.
Former Foreign Minister, Labor Party Leader. Although he was Bjørn's last remaining ally in the Labor Party, he abandons his friend in his time of need and teams up with Troels and Pernille to end his career.
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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.