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Line of Duty 

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Drama series following the investigations of AC-12, a controversial police anti-corruption unit.

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Jed Mercurio
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2021   2019   2017   2016   2014   2012  
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Series cast summary:
Adrian Dunbar ...  Hastings 36 episodes, 2012-2021
Martin Compston ...  Steve / ... 36 episodes, 2012-2021
Vicky McClure ...  Kate / ... 36 episodes, 2012-2021
Craig Parkinson ...  Cottan 16 episodes, 2012-2019
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Line of Duty follows Detective Seargent Steve Arnott (Martin Compston), an former authorized firearms officer who led an operation to catch an Islamic terrorist intending to detonate a bomb, but the strike team mistakenly entered the wrong apartment and shot dead an unarmed innocent man. In the subsequent investigation Arnott refused to cover up negligence in the planning and execution of the raid and unable to work in his unit anymore, Arnott receives a transfer to AC-12, a unit tasked with uncovering police corruption. Arnott is partnered with D.C. Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), a highly-commended undercover officer with a keen investigative instinct. They work under the supervision of Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), who is one of several Senior Investigating Officers responsible for uncovering corruption within the police force. Throughout the series, AC-12 investigate seemingly disparate cases involving seemingly-corrupt police officers, with each series focusing on a ... Written by World Productions

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Series 1 was filmed in Birmingham and series 2-6 were filmed in Belfast. See more »

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Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #2.120 (2019) See more »

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A series to watch
7 October 2015 | by caitlinbiwerSee all my reviews

Line of duty is an exceptional police drama. My parents first found it on BBC2 which I find unusual by the fact that it is hidden amongst a less popular channel. Furthermore, the acting is brilliant and you'll be on the edge of your seat at the end of every episode - it is indeed one of the best police series I have watched yet. I suppose it could be down to the fact that it is very unique, in which the producers have found a huge gap within the crime genre of focusing upon AC12 which is an anti-corruption unit. This means that the entire series one and two focus upon entirely different story lines but withholds the same cast in both the first and second series. All I can say is it is a must-see and you will be hooked from the first episode - and I cannot wait till the third season!


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2012 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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