Posts Tagged “borgen”

Borgen and Elizabeth: how political leaders transform into Machiavelli’s Prince

by Stephen Tall on February 11, 2012

** WARNING — SPOILERS FOLLOW ** Borgen, the Danish West Wing ((C) All Media), has just finished its first series on BBC4, and it’s been a joy (notwithstanding the caveats I voiced a few weeks ago). And as the series (…)

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Loving Borgen, but I do just have three questions about it…

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2012

So I’ve finally caught up with BBC4’s new Danish import, Borgen — which is to coalition tangled-web politics what The Killing was to grisly tangled-web murders. And it’s great. Really. I mean, the leader of the Moderates, Birgitte Nyborg, sparks (…)

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