Line of Duty creator shares sneak peek at new scenes from season six


The new series of Line of Duty is one step closer to hitting screens.

Due to be aired in 2021, writer and showrunner Jed Mercurio has been sharing snaps on location in Belfast where the cast are filming scenes.

The whose who of AC-12 can be seen in the Twitter photos, as Jed said: “Another great week of filming in Belfast.”

Stars Martin Compston, Vicky McClure and Adrian Dunbar can be seen in the pictures, and it looks like spirits are high amongst cast members.

No doubt they’re just as happy as fans are now that filming has resumed.

Vicky McClure jokes about on set with co-star Compston

Like many other popular TV shows, the BBC production was shelved due to the coronavirus pandemic but shooting got back underway at the beginning of last month.

Scots actor Martin Compston teased fans with some behind the scenes snaps and even showed off his transformation back to Det Sgt Steve Arnott with a post lockdown haircut.

He wrote: “Officially back in business #waistcoatup#lineofduty6.”

Martin Compston was transformed back to Det Sgt Steve Arnott.

The BBC has confirmed the delays to filming mean the next series of Line of Duty will air in 2021 and not in 2020 as was planned.

The sixth season is expected to be bigger and better than ever as Compston and co-stars McClure and Dunbar come together once again in a bid to weed out the bent coppers.

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And in the brand new series we can expect to see Trainspotting alumni Kelly Macdonald, who is set to play a tough cop in the show.

She will play Detective Chief Inspector Joanne Davidson, the senior investigating officer of an unsolved murder, whose unconventional conduct raises suspicions at AC-12.

It is expected she will be an adversary to the anti-corruption team, which could mean fireworks onscreen.

Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and Adrian Dunbar wear face masks on set

Jed Mercurio, said: “We’re honoured that Kelly Macdonald will join Martin, Vicky and Adrian in series six of Line Of Duty. DCI Joanne Davidson will prove the most enigmatic adversary AC-12 have ever faced.”

Speaking at the time of the announcement, Martin said he was delighted that Kelly was joining the AC-12.

He said: “Another magnificent addition to the Line of Duty team. Said it before huge part of the show’s success is the phenomenal guest actors we’ve had. Kelly Macdonald will be up there with the best of them, what a talent what a career.

“Buzzing to get the tape started.”

The first series of the multiple award-winning show aired in 2012.

Line Of Duty, series five’s finale aired on BBC One back in May last year and was the most watched programme of the year, with a 28-day figure of 13.7 million viewers across all UK TV and online viewing.

Line of Duty was also the most watched TV show in Scotland last year, with more than 1.2million people tuning in to the drama.

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A total of 1,201,000 viewers north of the border watched the final episode of the fifth series on BBC1 in May.

The figures meant the programme took comedy Still Game’s title as the most popular programme in the country.





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