Paul Tucker: Why can’t Scotland make its own Borgen?

THE return of Borgen (BBC4, 9pm Saturday) was watched by some one million people.

That’s one million people prepared to fight the effects of two glasses of red to read subtitles on a Saturday night. Subtitles that are about Danish politics. Often quite dull Danish politics.

In one of the plot strands, the Prime Minister proposes to fund the education and social welfare aims through a series of economies and measures such as phasing out early retirement.

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