Line Of Duty Series Six Is Back Filming Today. You Have The Right To Remain Very Excited, Fella.

This is the post-bank holiday news we need.

BBC / Line of Duty

by Rhiannon Evans |
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Anyone who has spent a Saturday night without internet connection and watching terrestrial television recently, knows that we are in NEED of some NEW MATERIAL.

So, great post-bank holiday tidings to all, Series Six of Line of Duty has started filming - and the cast have been documenting their first day over on Instagram.

So many TV shows fell victim to coronavirus lockdown and are still not back in filming. Line of Duty was one of the most high-profile of those to have to stop. Mostly because WE CANNOT STAND TO WAIT ANY LONGER.

The return to filming means the BBC have confirmed the show WILL return in 2021 to BBC One. So at least we have a date now.

The next instalment of the hit police thriller will feature a brand new case for AC-12, this time investigating DCI Joanne Davidson (Kelly Macdonald), the senior investigating officer on an unsolved murder case.

A BBC statement said: 'Together with independent health and safety consultants, in full consultation with industry partners, and in accordance with all current government guidelines on Covid-19, the Line Of Duty production team will adhere to comprehensive protocols to ensure that the new series is produced in a safe and responsible manner.'

Martin Compston, who plays Steve Arnott said: 'It's been a long few months and it will be a different way of working from when we stopped, but I'm delighted to be back on the case with the Line of Duty team!'


Vicky McClure, who plays DI Kate Fleming, said: 'Been sitting on these incredible scripts for some time now, so I'm really looking forward to getting back to it and seeing the Line of Duty family.'

And Adrian Dunbar, aka Supt. Ted Hastings, added: 'Even with the imposition of Covid restrictions I can't hide my excitement at getting the team back together. So many people wondering...what happens next?'

The social posts will just cause even more anxiety for fans, with the crew whetting out appetite, but refusing to give us any ANSWERS! As in the case of showrunner Jed Mercurio, below.

Ok, less tweeting, more filming Jed. COME ON!

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