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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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Country:

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

The series was filmed in Belfast, Northern Ireland, with the climax of series 3 filmed at Tate's Avenue area, and some scenes of series 1 filmed in Birmingham, UK. See more »

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Referenced in ITV Lunchtime News: Episode dated 7 August 2019 (2019) See more »

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en captivating, best of the British film making
17 April 2017 | by sas2014See all my reviews

I am a crime story lover and by far this is the best (even better than scandi crime Bridges and killing)I have ever seen. The characters are complex and specially Tandi N in series 3, is the most clever criminal police woman ever! I cant say enough to justify watching this best of the British film making, so 100% try


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