Hard-hitting, fast-paced new thriller delving into the murky world of police corruption.
When a counterterrorism raid goes tragically wrong, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott refuses to participate in a cover-up. Ostracised by colleagues, he transfers to an anticorruption unit, AC-12, that’s in the process of investigating one of the Force’s most respected officers, Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates. Not only has Gates just been awarded Officer of the Year, his squad has returned the best crime figures for three consecutive years. But can anyone really be that good?
Arnott and Gates become embroiled in a game of cat-and-mouse. Every time Gates seems cornered, he finds a way to turn the tables still believing he can save himself, if only he can prove his innocence. But all the time he’s digging a bigger hole and plunging irrevocably into a moral abyss. And the stakes keep getting higher. Soon it isn’t just careers on the line – it’s lives.
Starring Lennie James, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Neil Morrissey, Craig Parkinson, Adrian Dunbar and Gina McKee
Line of Duty returns for an explosive second series with another high octane police corruption tale.
When a top secret police convey is ambushed police officers are killed and a protected witness is seriously injured the sole surviving police officer is DI Lindsay Denton (Keeley Hawes). Convinced of an inside job the case is assigned to AC-12. DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compson), DC Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) and Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) are joined by DC Georgia Trotman (Jessica Raine) and as twists and turns abound the team become increasingly suspicious that their most valuable witness could be their prime suspect.