The BBC has released the first 90 seconds of Line of Duty series five – and it will whet your whistle for another AC-12 investigation into bent coppers.
It’s the kind of typically gripping cold open we’ve seen in each of the series, featuring a police operation going off the rails. In this instance, a convoy is interrupted when the leading officer pulls over to help a mother who has been in a car crash and is attempting to rescue her baby from a burning vehicle.
It is revealed in the dying seconds that all is not as it seems…
Check it out below.
Yep, it’s the balaclava gang again – and they’ll likely be featuring quite a bit throughout the season, under apparent boss John Corbett (Stephen Graham), who Martin Compston has called “the most dangerous” Line of Duty villain yet.