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25/10/2023

BBC Acquires Danish DR Drama Series Prisoner

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The BBC has acquired award-winning Danish DR Drama series Prisoner, led by Sofie Gråbøl (The Killing), for BBC Four and iPlayer.

The series revolves around the lives of four prison officers—Henrik (David Dencik), Miriam (Sofie Gråbøl), Sammi (Youssef Wayne Hvidtfeldt), and Gert (Charlotte Fich). Their personal challenges intertwine with the complexities of their workplace, a prison plagued by bad press, hierarchy issues, and a drug trade. When faced with the imminent closure of the prison, they embark on a risky investigation to salvage their jobs, triggering a battle for survival within and beyond the prison walls.

Sue Deeks, Head of Programme Acquisitions, BBC, said: "Prisoner is an authentic, complex and compelling portrait of the harsh realities of life in prison, where it isn’t only the inmates who are trapped…"

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