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Line of Duty 

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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 / ... 29 episodes, 2012-2019
Vicky McClure ...  Kate Fleming / ... 29 episodes, 2012-2019
Adrian Dunbar ...  Superintendent Ted Hastings / ... 29 episodes, 2012-2019
Craig Parkinson ...  Cottan / ... 18 episodes, 2012-2019
Maya Sondhi ...  Maneet Bindra / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Aiysha Hart ...  DS Samantha Railston / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Taj Atwal ...  PC Tatleen Sohota / ... 12 episodes, 2019
Keeley Hawes ...  Lindsay / ... 12 episodes, 2014-2017
Paul Higgins ...  Derek Hilton / ... 12 episodes, 2012-2019
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Storyline

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 Ted 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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2012 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Line of Duty is the most popular drama series broadcast on BBC Two in the multi-channel era[ and is a winner of the Royal Television Society Award and Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Drama Series. 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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