Finance Minister, Equality Minister, Labor Party Deputy Leader
Pernille weasels her way to the top by discreetly bullying Birgitte and anyone else who stands in her way.Portrayed by: Petrine Agger
Prime Minister, Moderate Party Leader. She manipulates Birgitte into promoting her twice; she assumes control of a gender equality bill then becomes the Finance Minister. She backstabs a party member to gain even more power.
Former Foreign Minister, Labor Party Leader. Pernille convinces him to team up in forcing the PM to fire her right-hand minister. She then teams up with Troels in forcing their party to kick Bjørn to the curb.
Former Finance Minister (Moderate Party). Unsuspecting Bent doesn't know what hit him when Pernille ends his long-standing political career in one fell swoop.
Deceased former Foreign Minister, Justice Minister, Labor Party Leader. She and her co-backstabber convince their party to gang up against Bjørn and kick him out of office. They also leak information to the media that humiliates the unsuspecting party leader.
This internationally acclaimed Danish political drama tells the story of charismatic politician Birgitte Nyborg who unexpectedly becomes Denmark’s first female prime minister.