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Borgen – Power & Glory: 5 things you need to know about the Danish drama series from Netflix

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The successful Danish political drama series “Borgen – Power & Glory” sheds light on the political upheavals faced by the first Danish politician, Birgitte Nyborg

The hit Danish political drama Borgen, which follows the trials and struggles of first female politician Birgitte, finally returns to digital screens in 2022 after almost a decade. We would see Danish star Sidse Babett Knudsen reprise her iconic role as politician Birgitte Nyborg, who became Denmark’s first female prime minister in Borgen.

The anticipated fourth season, titled Borgen – Power & Glory, is a collaboration between Netflix and a Danish broadcaster. Ahead of the highly anticipated release of the new season entitled Borgen – Power & Glory streaming on Netflix, here is a brief introduction.

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When will “Borgen – Power & Glory” be released?

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The new season of the hit and acclaimed political drama Borgen, titled Borgen – Power & Glory, will be released worldwide on Netflix on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 3:01 am EST.

Borgen – Power & Glory is the story revolving around the first Danish politician Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen), with a focus on her staff and the media that cover her as this time she follows in the footsteps of a foreign minister.

The official summary reads: “Birgitte Nyborg is the newly appointed foreign minister when a drilling company suddenly discovers oil in Greenland. An event that marks the beginning of an international power struggle in the Arctic, and one in which the otherwise experienced politician Nyborg repeatedly has to accept that despite Denmark’s “big brother” relationship with Greenland, the international superpowers are coming. Denmark is the Supporting actor – and a somewhat unruly one at that…”

In this upcoming new season, viewers would see the story behind the biggest political issues of the time, followed by the importance of Danish politics in the modern world, along with the biggest superpowers battling each other for control of the Arctic Ocean and also the climate fight crisis too. The story will also focus primarily on the excessive use of power and what it does to people on both a personal and professional level.

The following star cast has been confirmed for the series.

Who is in the Danish political drama?

Sidse Babett Knudsen as Birgitte Nyborg

Sidse Babett Knudsen, who has won Cesar, Robert and Bodil awards for her performances in films like Courted and Let’s Get Lost, is ready to land her iconic role of cycling politician Birgitte Nyborg in the Danish political drama series to repeat.

The other cast of “Borgen – Power & Glory” includes the actors Birgitte Hjort Sorensen as Katrine Fønsmark, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard as Asger Holm Kirkegaard, Simon Bennebjerg as Oliver Hjorth, Magnus Millang as Rasmus Gren Lundbæk, Özlem Saglanmark as Narciza Aydin, Søren Malling like Torben Friis and some others.

The show was created by Adam Price and supported by Sam Productions for DR in association with Netflix. It is produced and executive produced by Stine Meldgaard Madsen and Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen.

The official trailer for Borgen – Power And Glory has been released and can be found on YouTube. You can also watch the trailer here.

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