New Right Leader
The posh, mannered, and old-fashioned leader cuts ties with Hesselboe momentarily to improve relations with Birgitte, but runs back to her fateful leader in no time.Portrayed by: Jannie Faurschou
Prime Minister, Moderate Party Leader. The two women come up with a groundbreaking political compromise; Birgitte doles out more money for police and military spending in exchange for her vote on the budget bill.
Liberal Party Leader, former Prime Minister. After being attached at his hip during his six-year term as PM, Yvonne finally decides to think for herself and make a decision without consulting Hesselboe when approving Birgitte's budget. This proves to be less revolutionary than anticipated as she returns to her leader's side.
Former Finance Minister (Moderate Party). She has an affair with the married man. Everyone in parliament learns about the matter, but neither of their spouses divorce them.
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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.