Competition: Win ‘The Protectors’ on DVD *closed*

One of the most popular TV shows in its Nordic homeland, The Protectors was filmed on location in Copenhagen and first aired on the DR channel in early 2009. Later that year, it won the Emmy Award for Best non-American Television Drama Series, and has received widespread critical claim both at home and abroad. To celebrate the DVD release of The Protectors: Season One on Monday 18 March, we have THREE copies of the series to give away to Nordic Noir fans, courtesy of Scandinavian specialists Arrow Films. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook and Twitter fans, so if you haven’t already, ‘Like’ us at or follow us @CineVue before answering the question below.

From Mai Brostrøm and Peter Thorsboe, the co-creators of recent Nordic Noir breakout series Unit One, The Protectors tells the story of P.E.T., the Danish national police force in charge of personal protection. Responsible for the safety of high profile figures including politicians, the royal family, VIPs and visiting dignitaries, the P.E.T.’s work includes managing preventative measures, dealing with potential terrorist threats and keeping an eye on any dangerous individuals and threatening stalkers. The elite members of the P.E.T. must balance intense working commitments with complex personal lives, raising issues surrounding their relationships, lifestyles and ethnic origins.

To be in with a chance of winning one of THREE copies of The Protectors: Season One, just answer the following simple question:

In which Scandinavian country is The Protectors set?

a) Denmark
b) Norway

c) Sweden

To enter, simply fill out the contact form below with your name, email address, subject (‘Protectors’), answer and postal address.*

*Please note that this is a special competition which only our Facebook and Twitter fans will be eligible to win. If you are not on our Facebook ‘Like’ list, then you can easily join us by following this link: and/or follow us on Twitter @CineVue.

The Protectors: Season One is available to own on DVD from 18 March, courtesy of Arrow Films.

The competition closes at 6pm on Thursday 21 March, 2013.

• The competition is open to UK readers only.
• Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
• CineVue does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to the internet or email problems.
• CineVue reserves the right to cancel the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.
• Prizes unclaimed after 28 days will be deemed to have been forfeited.