Birgitte Nyborg becomes Prime Minister of Denmark through a political fluke and has to learn the ways of power, quickly. She's an altruistic public servant in an old boys club and must master the art of the deal overnight, manage her image and understand that she has advisors but no real friends. She also must perform the impossible juggling act of maintaining a family life while serving as Denmark s first female Prime Minister. The rigors of public life and the press may attract some of Denmark s finest, but it also exacts a high price from them all for participating in an open democracy.
Air Date: November 08, 2015 - 58:58
Birgitte's private life is in tatters, and she is tempted into a one-night stand with her driver.
Air Date: November 01, 2015 - 57:37
Birgitte Nyborg's government prepares to present a new welfare reform package called A Common Future.
Air Date: October 25, 2015 - 56:09
Birgitte Nyborg's old mentor refuses an offer to become EU commissioner, leading to a tactical power play.
Air Date: October 18, 2015 - 58:27
A year has passed since our last glimpse of Birgitte Nyborg, who has been prime minister for almost two years.