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The Protectors 

Livvagterne (original title)
Bodyguards in PET, 3 newly trained in particular, are followed while doing their job protecting the PM, other ministers and other political individuals threatened with attacks.
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2010   2009  
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Series cast summary:
Cecilie Stenspil ...  Jasmina El-Murad 20 episodes, 2009-2010
Søren Vejby Søren Vejby ...  Rasmus Poulsen 20 episodes, 2009-2010
André Babikian André Babikian ...  Jonas Goldschmidt 20 episodes, 2009-2010
Thomas W. Gabrielsson ...  Leon Hartvig Jensen 20 episodes, 2009-2010
Ditte Gråbøl Ditte Gråbøl ...  Diana Pedersen 20 episodes, 2009-2010
Rasmus Bjerg ...  'Lille Kurt' Birk / ... 20 episodes, 2009-2010
Ellen Hillingsø ...  Benedikte 'Tønne' Tønnesen 20 episodes, 2009-2010
Tommy Kenter Tommy Kenter ...  Jørgen Boas 19 episodes, 2009-2010
Michael Sand Michael Sand ...  Store Kurt 19 episodes, 2009-2010
Benjamin Boe Rasmussen Benjamin Boe Rasmussen ...  Trikker 19 episodes, 2009-2010
Kim Jansson Kim Jansson ...  Fjordby / ... 19 episodes, 2009-2010
Anne Birgitte Lind Anne Birgitte Lind ...  Claudia 10 episodes, 2009-2010
Kate Kjølbye Kate Kjølbye ...  Aisha / ... 9 episodes, 2009-2010
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The Danish national police branch PET is in charge of personal protection, mainly of politicians and royal family. That also involves preventive work concerning terrorism, stalking etcetera. Meanwhile several team members must keep op top of personal concerns, such as ethnic background-related concerns and relational troubles at home. Written by KGF Vissers

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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The character Katharina keeps having her name spelled with an H. Hailing from a Slavic country this is impossible as no Slavic language spells it with an H (Slavic languages do not have silent letters). Therefore, the proper spelling should be "Katarina". See more »

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It's good!
20 July 2010 | by paulvanurkdamSee all my reviews

The first episode makes you wonder where it's going. The second episode gives you hope. And after the third episode you're hooked: you just want to see the next one....

The series is well played, well made and pretty realistic - though there are some minor mistakes and 'over the top' scenes. Also a government service like the Protectors probably doesn't exist in any country, not in this form anyway. Well, so be it: I like it a lot, there's a lot of believable action, the characters are realistic and so are the situations. It is at least as good as 'the Eagle' (made by the same people) or that other great Danish series 'the Killing'. Don't know who made that.

Just go and see it when you can....you won't be disappointed!


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Denmark

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Danish

Release Date:

1 January 2009 (Denmark) See more »

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Biuro ochrony See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Danmarks Radio (DR) See more »
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