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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 ...  Arnott / ... 30 episodes, 2012-2019
Vicky McClure ...  Fleming / ... 30 episodes, 2012-2019
Adrian Dunbar ...  Hastings 29 episodes, 2012-2019
Craig Parkinson ...  Cottan 18 episodes, 2012-2019
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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 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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UK

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English

Release Date:

21 August 2012 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Lee Ingleby (Nick Huntley) & Jason Watkins (Tim Ifield) also worked together on Watership Down (2018) as the voices of Captain Campion & Captain Orchis respectively. See more »

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Featured in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 22 April 2019 (2019) See more »

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Another show which has not enough recognition
11 May 2016 | by robin_shouldSee all my reviews

Once again I stumbled onto this show by accident. Thank goodness. I find British police drama much more intense than the run of the mill American shows. This one is no exception. The acting is very convincing on all accounts. You think in the beginning how can this "kid" be a good main character. He then proves you very wrong and you see that his conviction to the case is what makes him compelling to watch. All the main players are only too human. The stories all have their own twists and turns, keeping you on your toes all the time. Making this show fascinating to watch. I admit there was an awful lot of binge watching as I couldn't leave the plot at the end of each episode.

Please give this a chance and be rewarded for doing so.


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