Taxa (TV series)

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Taxa is a Danish television drama in 56 episodes, written by Stig Thorsboe and produced by Rumle Hammerich for Danmarks Radio.[1]

The series was a success from the start, 14 September 1997 on DR1. It was broadcast during the period 1997-1999 for a total of five seasons. Taxa was also screened in Sweden on SVT1.[2]

Plot[edit]

The series revolves around a small taxi central, CrownTaxi, in Copenhagen. CrownTaxi has its ups and downs and in the course of the series, following the various drivers, radio operator Lizzie and boss Verner Boye-Larsen (John Hahn-Petersen). They all have their problems both with clients and family life and constantly threaten the show's villain Hermann from the competing taxi firm, City Car, who wants to take over CrownTaxi.[3]

Cast[edit]

Actor Character
Pernille Højmark Lotte Nielsen
Zlatko Buric Meho Selimoviz
Pia Vieth Birgit Boye-Larsen
Jesper Lohmann Finn Johansen
Leif Sylvester Tom Lund
Peter Gantzler Mike Engholm
John Hahn-Petersen Verner Boye-Larsen
Margrethe Koytu Lizzie Boye-Larsen
Anders W. Berthelsen René Boye-Larsen
Peter Mygind Andreas Lund-Andersen
Helene Egelund Gitte
Trine Dyrholm Stine Jensen
Laura Christensen Fie Nielsen
Torben Jensen Herman
Ann Eleonora Jørgensen Nina Boye-Larsen
Jens Jørn Spottag Peter
Caroline Drasbæk Mai
Lars Knutzon Bentzon
Claus Bue Kurt
Tammi Øst Dr. Mette Sandbæk
Vibeke Ankjær Louise Hald
Søren Spanning Claus Skovgaard
Solbjørg Højfeldt Eva Henningsen
Sidse Babett Knudsen Milla

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morten Piil (2008). Gyldendals danske filmguide. Gyldendal A/S. pp. 420–. ISBN 978-87-02-06669-2. 
  2. ^ Henrik Hvilshøj; Lars Vesterløkke (20 March 2012). Professionelle ildsjæle: - uden glød intet velfærdssamfund (in Danish). Gyldendal. pp. 78–. ISBN 978-87-02-11908-4. 
  3. ^ Eva Novrup Redvall (27 November 2013). Writing and Producing Television Drama in Denmark: From The Kingdom to The Killing. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 60–. ISBN 978-1-137-28841-7. 

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