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A Child of Denmark

Episode 1 of 30

Danish drama series. Two and a half years after calling a general election, Birgitte Nyborg, having left politics, is divorced and moving house with her children.

Two and a half years after Danish prime minister Birgitte Nyborg called a general election, she has left the political arena and is now a well-paid speaker in business circles and sits on several boards. Following the divorce from her husband, Birgitte and her children are in the process of moving house. Her old friend and mentor Bent Sejro is disillusioned with the political situation in Denmark and the compromises the Moderate Party are making with the new government, and he tries to persuade Birgitte to re-enter politics.

At TV1, Katrine Fonsmark and Kasper Juul juggle their broadcasting careers with their new responsibilities as parents as well as their volatile relationship. Meanwhile, the new management at the TV station are keen to focus on positive stories and chasing ratings, causing problems for the head of news, Torben Friis.

In Danish with English subtitles.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 16 Nov 2013 21:00

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Role Contributor
Birgitte Nyborg Sidse Babett Knudsen
Katrine Fønsmark Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
Kasper Juul Pilou Asbaek
Philip Christensen Mikael Birkkjaer
Director Charlotte Sieling
Magnus Christensen Emil Poulsen Dam
Torben Friis Soren Malling
Jeremy Welsh Alastair Mackenzie
Jon Berthelsen Jens Albinus
Jacob Kruse Jens Jacob Tychsen
Bent Serjø Lars Knutzon
Laura Christensen Freja Riemann
Grethe Fonsmark Michelle Bjorn-Andersen
Producer Camilla Hammerich
Producer Pernille Skov Sutherland
Writer Jeppe Gjervig Gram
Writer Maja Jul Larsen
Writer Adam Price


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