The series premiered in 1982.
Prime Minister in English) is the ongoing story
of a nameless character who is the political
leader in Denmark. The series satirizes the power
and the occasional ineptitude of a modern
democracy, and it is often commenting on real,
The Prime Minister is portrayed as both a leader
and a follower, and he has unending encounters
with people from all walks of life such as his
cleaning lady, his generals, and the Danish Queen.
He meets single persons, delegations, and crowds,
and some of the time he has little idea what is
going on, but he always manages to maintain a
trustworthy appearance - and a stiff upper lip.
The series is known in most parts of
the world under varying titles. For example, in
the USA it is called The Kingdom.