‘Borgen – Power & Glory’: 5 things you need to know about Netflix's Danish drama series

The hit Danish political drama series 'Borgen - Power & Glory' throws light on the political upheavals faced by the first female Danish politician Birgitte Nyborg


                            ‘Borgen – Power & Glory’: 5 things you need to know about Netflix's Danish drama series
Sidse Babett Knudsen in a still from 'Borgen – Power & Glory' (Netflix)
ADVERTISEMENT

The hit Danish political drama Borgen which showcases the trials and struggles faced by the first female politician Birgitte is finally coming back to the digital screens in 2022 after almost a decade. We would be seeing Danish star Sidse Babett Knudsen reprising her iconic role as the politician Birgitte Nyborg, who became the first female Prime Minister of Denmark in Borgen.

ADVERTISEMENT

The awaited fourth season titled, ‘Borgen – Power & Glory’, is a collaboration between Netflix and a Danish broadcasting corporation. Ahead of the highly anticipated release of the new season titled Borgen – Power & Glory that would be streaming on Netflix, here’s a quick primer.

If you are a fan of foreign dramas, then you must watch 'Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes', 'Money Heist' and 'Dark'.

ADVERTISEMENT

RELATED ARTICLES

New on Netflix: Top TV shows and movies to watch in January 2019

Full list of Netflix shows CANCELED in 2021: Here's what we lost

ADVERTISEMENT

When does 'Borgen – Power & Glory' release?

The new season of the hit and acclaimed political drama Borgen titled 'Borgen – Power & Glory' is going to be released across the globe on Netflix on Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 at 3:01 am EST. 

What is 'Borgen – Power And Glory' all about?

Borgen – Power & Glory is the story that revolves around the first female Danish politician Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen) with emphasis on her staff and the media that cover her as this time she steps into the shoes of being a Foreign Affairs Minister.

ADVERTISEMENT

The official synopsis reads, “Birgitte Nyborg is the newly appointed minister for foreign affairs when a drilling company suddenly discovers oil in Greenland. An event that marks the beginning of an international struggle for power in the Arctic, and one in which the otherwise so experienced politician, Nyborg must repeatedly accept that despite Denmark’s ‘big brother’ relationship with Greenland, when it comes to the international superpowers, it is Denmark that is the minor player – and a somewhat unruly one at that...”

ADVERTISEMENT

A Still From Borgen Season 4 - Glory & Power (Netflix)

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

ADVERTISEMENT

Who stars in the Danish political drama?

The following star cast has been confirmed for the series.

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 all set to reprise her iconic role of bicycle riding female politician Birgitte Nyborg in the Danish political drama series.

ADVERTISEMENT



 

Rest of the cast for 'Borgen – Power & Glory' include 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 as Torben Friis and several others.

ADVERTISEMENT

Creators

The show has been created by Adam Price and has been backed up by Sam Productions for DR in collaboration with Netflix. It is produced and executive produced by Stine Meldgaard Madsen and Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen, respectively.

Trailer 

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

ADVERTISEMENT



 

ADVERTISEMENT