Adam Price

Adam Price

Co-Founder, Writer-Creator and Executive Producer

Adam Price is a co-founder, writer-creator and executive producer at SAM Productions.

Adam Price is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning screenwriter and playwright who has written numerous TV series reaching a broad audience in countries all over the world. Price’s latest works includes Borgen – Power & Glory (Borgen – Riget, Magten og Æren, da) which aired on DR and Netflix in 2022, a successor to the political drama series Borgen (DR Drama, 2010 – 2013), behind which Price acted as the creator and head writer, and which has been awarded with a BAFTA Award for Best International Drama, a Prix Italia Award, a FIPA d’Or for Best Drama, a Peabody Award as well as the Danish TV Award for Best Drama for three consecutive years.

Furthermore his latest works include three seasons of Ragnarok (Netflix Original, 2020 – 2023), available on Netflix in more than 190 countries and on Netflix’s top 10 of Non-English TV series for 5 weeks. Previously, Price has created and written two seasons of the critically acclaimed TV series Ride Upon the Storm (DR Drama, 2017 – 2018) which was awarded with a Content London C21 International Drama Award for Best Non-English Language Drama, a Critic Awards and Coup de Coeur Award at MIPTV, as well as the Danish TV Award for Best TV Series for two consecutive years. Main cast member, Lars Mikkelsen, was also awarded with the Best Performance by an Actor International Emmy Award for his outstanding performance as the family priest Johannes. Price was also behind the idea of and has written the TV series The Orchestra which has been awarded with Best Script, Best Comedy Series and People’s Choice Award at Series Awards as well as the Danish TV Award for Best Short TV Series. The series have among other been sold to France, Australia, Spain, Portugal and Austria and further it has been broadcasted on SVT, NRK and YLE.

Price was furthermore the creator of the drama series Anna Pihl (TV 2 Drama, 2006 – 2008), winning the Danish TV Award for Best Drama in 2006 and in addition to this he was behind the original idea for the Emmy Award-winning series Nikolaj and Julie (DR Drama, 2002 – 2003). Before that Price was a staff writer on the TV Series Taxa (DR Drama 1997-1998).

For theatre, Price has written plays, reinterpretations and musicals including the critically acclaimed A Conversation Before Death (The Betty Nansen Theatre, 2014) and the reproduction of the operetta The Merry Widow together with Kasper Holten (Royal Danish Theatre, 2021).

Apart from writing, Price stars as a TV chef and host with his brother, James Price, in the TV show “Spise med Price” currently on its 15th season at DR. Price and his brother have also written several cookbooks and co-own a line of restaurants in Denmark under the brand Brdr. Price.

Price is also the co-founder of the non-scripted production company A&M Productions, which among other things has produced the TV show “Berømte Måltider” currently on its 2nd season at DR, in which Price stars as a TV-chef alongside Frederikke Legaard.

Price initially studied law at the University of Copenhagen and began writing professionally in the late eighties. Price has also worked as a freelance writer and restaurant critic for Politiken, a major Danish newspaper, and he was Head of Drama for the Danish TV 2 in 2001-2005.