Award-winning Scandinavian drama The Protectors – exclusive trailer

Check out a teaser for this high-octane Danish drama about an elite police squad


If you’re missing The Killing now that Sarah Lund’s hung up her jumper, here’s another Scandinavian crime drama for you get engrossed in: The Protectors.


The show stars Ellen Hillingsø and Thomas W. Gabrielsson, who played GM in The Killing III, and tells the story of P.E.T., the Danish police force in change of personal protection.

Responsible for the safety of high-profile figures including politicians, VIPs and the Danish royal family, P.E.T.’s work includes countering potential terror threats and keeping a close eye on dangerous individuals.

As well as this nerve-wracking work, the P.E.T. team members also have to deal with internal struggles as they all try to balance work commitments with their complex personal lives.

The series was first aired in Denmark in 2009 and won an International Emmy for Best Non-American TV Drama that same year.

Check out the exclusive trailer below:


The Protectors will be released as a DVD box set on Monday March 18th via Arrow Films’ Nordic Noir imprint.