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DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation.

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Series cast summary:
Martin Compston ...  Steve Arnott 24 episodes, 2012-2019
Vicky McClure ...  Kate Fleming 24 episodes, 2012-2019
Adrian Dunbar ...  Ted Hastings 24 episodes, 2012-2019
Craig Parkinson ...  Cottan 17 episodes, 2012-2017
Keeley Hawes ...  Lindsay 12 episodes, 2014-2017
Paul Higgins ...  Derek Hilton 11 episodes, 2012-2017
Maya Sondhi ...  Maneet Bindra 10 episodes, 2016-2017
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After a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott is transferred to AC-12, a police anti-corruption unit led by Superintendent Hastings. Alongside Detective Constable Kate Fleming, they are assigned to lead an investigation into the alleged corruption by a popular and successful officer, Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates. While Gates cleverly manipulates his unit's figures, DS Arnott questions whether Gates is being made a scapegoat for a culture of institutionalized spin, or is guilty of darker corruption. Written by World Productions

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Release Date:

21 August 2012 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Martin Compston (Steve Arnott) and Vicky McClure (Kate Fleming) share the same birthday on 8 May. See more »

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Gripping drama with a fantastic cast
17 May 2017 | by alixandra-40504See all my reviews

The show consists of four series and whilst relatively short, the writers certainly have packed a lot into each series. I loved this show and would class it as one of the best series I've ever seen. The characters are brilliant and its very clever how you are kept guessing the whole way through. Each episode ends on a shock discovery so you are desperate to flick straight to the next episode. Nothing is predictable which only adds to the experience.

After watching the first series I couldn't believe they managed to make the second series even better. I was on the edge of my seat for most of it! Fantastic writing. Jed Mercurio has his masterpiece and I can't give enough credit to him for managing to keep the momentum going.

If you like fast-paced police dramas - don't miss this one.


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