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Line of Duty

  • 2021
  • Season 6
  • 7 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Police drama about the investigations of anticorruption unit AC-12.

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Episode 5: Line of Duty

Summary

AC-12 link Gail Vella's murder with a historic case of police corruption, and Kate hatches a plan to tell once and for all if Jo is bent. They are closer than ever to cracking the case, but when Hastings' authority is undermined, it leaves his team in a potentially dangerous situation. Starring Vicky McClure, Kelly Macdonald and Adrian Dunbar.
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Review

Kate and Steve are both playing dangerous games right now. Kate is stranded at the Hillside Lane station alongside evil Ryan Pilkington (who she knows is OCG-connected) and Jo Davidson (who she thinks is trustworthy…but isn’t).

They’re not your ideal colleagues, all in all, if you like a supportive team culture. Jo is freezing Kate out while swapping long, dark looks with Ryan. Maybe what they all need is a nice team-building awayday – to the industrial estate where the OCG’s firearms workshop is, perhaps? Kate suggests just that…

Steve, meanwhile, is dwelling on what you might call the Cash in the Attic affair and the implications for his gaffer: the only person he can confide in is Kate, so it feels like those two against the world, once again.

Otherwise, it’s another great, ridiculously tense episode crammed with crises, sly in-jokes, nods to real-world scandals and a couple of slap-in-the-face revelations. Anyone playing Ted Catchphrase Bingo is in luck.

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Cast

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JoKelly Macdonald
SteveMartin Compston
KateVicky McClure
HastingsAdrian Dunbar
ChloeShalom Brune-Franklin
SindwhaniAce Bhatti
StephAmy De Bhrun
LomaxPerry Fitzpatrick
RyanGregory Piper
OsbourneOwen Teale

Crew

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DirectorJennie Darnell
ProducerKen Horn
WriterJed Mercurio

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  • Episode 5

    Line of Duty

    Summary

    AC-12 link Gail Vella's murder with a historic case of police corruption, and Kate hatches a plan to tell once and for all if Jo is bent. They are closer than ever to cracking the case, but when Hastings' authority is undermined, it leaves his team in a potentially dangerous situation. Starring Vicky McClure, Kelly Macdonald and Adrian Dunbar.
    Recommended

    Review

    Kate and Steve are both playing dangerous games right now. Kate is stranded at the Hillside Lane station alongside evil Ryan Pilkington (who she knows is OCG-connected) and Jo Davidson (who she thinks is trustworthy…but isn’t).

    They’re not your ideal colleagues, all in all, if you like a supportive team culture. Jo is freezing Kate out while swapping long, dark looks with Ryan. Maybe what they all need is a nice team-building awayday – to the industrial estate where the OCG’s firearms workshop is, perhaps? Kate suggests just that…

    Steve, meanwhile, is dwelling on what you might call the Cash in the Attic affair and the implications for his gaffer: the only person he can confide in is Kate, so it feels like those two against the world, once again.

    Otherwise, it’s another great, ridiculously tense episode crammed with crises, sly in-jokes, nods to real-world scandals and a couple of slap-in-the-face revelations. Anyone playing Ted Catchphrase Bingo is in luck.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    JoKelly Macdonald
    SteveMartin Compston
    KateVicky McClure
    HastingsAdrian Dunbar
    ChloeShalom Brune-Franklin
    SindwhaniAce Bhatti
    StephAmy De Bhrun
    LomaxPerry Fitzpatrick
    RyanGregory Piper
    OsbourneOwen Teale

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorJennie Darnell
    ProducerKen Horn
    WriterJed Mercurio

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