The show jumps two and a half years into the future during the season three premiere. Birgitte Nyborg has left politics and is now a sought-after lecturer in business circles. In her private life, she is still divorced, but her relationship with her ex-husband Phillip has developed into a good friendship. Birgitte gradually becomes more affected by the political situation in Denmark and it pains her to see how the Moderate Party has changed course. She rallies some old allies and plans a comeback.
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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.