Prime Minister, Moderate Party Leader
Ulrik and Katrine are constantly competing for stories and Torben's stamp of approval. Katrine is usually assigned juicer interviews (often due to her relationship with Kasper), but Torben likes Ulrik more because he's less forceful during interviews.Portrayed by: Thomas Levin
TV1 anchor, Kasper's girlfriend, former Express reporter. Ulrik resents Katrine's natural talent and is perpetually pissed that she lands coveted cabinet interviews solely because of her relationship with Kasper. He's elated when she quits and bitter about her return.
Birgitte's press advisor/speech writer, Katrine's boyfriend. Ulrik and Kasper almost throw blows when the spin doctor barges into TV1 studios and threatens the reporter after he refuses to hand over an advance copy of Laugesen's memoir. They still maintain a professional relationship.
TV1 chief editor. He and Torben usually see eye to eye because Ulrik understands the necessity to generate high ratings in order to keep the program afloat.
This internationally acclaimed Danish political drama tells the story of charismatic politician Birgitte Nyborg who unexpectedly becomes Denmark’s first female prime minister.