May 03, 2021 - 10:32 BST Fiona Ward Beloved BBC series Line of Duty has concluded it's sixth season, but will there be a seventh? Find out the latest update Line of Duty concluded its sixth season on Sunday night, leaving fans wondering if AC-12's adventures are finally over - but the show has released a new statement revealing there will be talks over whether there will be a further series of the show. The BBC press office shared a statement from its Chief Content Officer Charlotte Moore on Monday morning, which read: "Addictive event television, #LineOfDuty has kept the nation guessing for the last seven weeks, so it's no surprise that last night's jaw dropping finale set a ratings record. MORE: Line of Duty Insider: breaking down the season six finale "Jed Mercurio is a master of his craft, and I would like to congratulate him and the entire cast and crew for delivering such an incredible drama series. I'm looking forward to having a conversation with the team about where we go next and what the future of the series might be." Loading the player... WATCH: We break down the Line of Duty season six finale Cryptic, eh? The tweets also revealed that Sunday night's series finale had recorded its highest ever overnight ratings, as 12.8million viewers tuned in to find out the identity of the elusive 'H'. Line of Duty may return for another season Warning, spoilers ahead! Sunday's seventh and final episode saw Jo Davidson reveal that she believed Fairbanks to be her father, and was under the impression that he was the one giving her instructions - but hard-working Chloe Bishop's investigation eventually deduced that it had actually been Buckells all along as the fourth and final 'H'. MORE: Line of Duty's Martin Compston says season six finale had 'perfect ending' Unsurprisingly, the big finish prompted plenty of fans to take to social media to share their opinions … [Read more...] about Line of Duty gives update on season seven of the show – details
April 27, 2021 - 14:37 BST Eve Crosbie Stephen Graham, who is also known for his roles in Broadwalk Empire and This is England, was spotted on the set of the hit BBC drama this week Filming for Peaky Blinders' sixth and final season is well underway and new photos from behind the scenes have revealed that Stephen Graham will finally be making his long-awaited debut on the BBC series. MORE: Peaky Blinders series six: everything we know so far The Line Of Duty star was spotted on the set of the popular series this week as the cast and crew returned for filming for the first time since Helen McCrory's sad passing earlier this month. Stephen could be seen wearing period-appropriate clothing as he filmed scenes alongside series regulars Cillian Murphy and Paul Anderson, who play brothers Tommy and Arthur Shelby. Loading the player... WATCH: HELLO! Insider: The TV team break down Line of Duty Season 6 Episode 6 The actor, who is also known for his roles in Broadwalk Empire and This is England , was originally meant to shoot scenes for the period crime drama last year, but filming was derailed by the global health crisis. MORE: See what the cast of Line of Duty looked like at the start of their careers Speaking on the podcast Pound for Pound last August, he opened up about his disappointment at having to postpone his debut on the show. "I was supposed to be starting Peaky Blinders but that has been put on hold indefinitely," he said. "My agent spent a lot of time putting that together." Stephen Graham @StephenGraham73 photoed on the set on Peaky Blinders S6 at the weekend. There is a God! #peakyblinders #stephengraham pic.twitter.com/vTcMXAUYkk — The Pesky Blunders (@peskyblunders) April 26, 2021 While it was rumoured that he would be portraying the infamous New York gangster Al Capone, who he also played on Broadwalk Empire , it's now believed … [Read more...] about Line of Duty star’s role in Peaky Blinders CONFIRMED with new set photos
April 19, 2021 - 20:47 BST Rachel Avery Line of Duty's Adrian Dunbar has been married for 35 years - here is everything you need to know about the Have I Got a Bit More News for You presenter's wife and family life. The chaotic love lives of the AC12 team always seem to play second fiddle to the job at hand, which is, of course, 'catching bent coppers', but the Line of Duty cast have a very different experience off screen. Despite Superintendent Ted Hastings having a troublesome break-up, the actor Adrian Dunbar is happily married. Here is everything you need to know about his wife and marriage… WOW: Line of Duty stars' incredible homes: Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and more Does Adrian Dunbar have a wife? Yes, Adrian is married to Anna Nygh, an Australian actress and casting director. They tied the knot in 1986, after being set up on a blind date by actor Joanne Whalley. Loading the player... WATCH: Tensions rise in Line of Duty season 6 Does Adrian Dunbar have children? Adrian and Anna have a daughter named Madeleine, and the actor is also a stepfather to Anna's son Ted, whom she shares with a partner from a previous relationship. Both Madeleine and Ted live in London so they get to spend lots of time together as a family. MORE: Martin Compston shares incredible wedding throwback with wife Tianna READ: Line of Duty's Adrian Dunbar reveals terrifying brush with death on family holiday Adrian Dunbar and his wife Anna have been together for 35 years Adrian Dunbar on being a 'sex symbol'… Ted Hastings has been declared the guilty crush of many Line of Duty fans, and when this was put to Adrian in an interview with The Telegraph , he said: "I thought there would be a lot of things that would come off the back of this part but definitely not being a sex symbol." Touching upon how his wife reacts to the attention, he revealed: "She was an actress … [Read more...] about Is Adrian Dunbar married? Meet the Line of Duty star’s wife and kids
April 28, 2021 - 11:02 BST Eve Crosbie The popular BBC crime drama welcomed Line of Duty's very own DI Steve Arnott actor Martin Compston - did you spot him? Death in Paradise has welcomed some huge stars over the years, but did you know a certain member of AC-12 appeared in the beloved series? MORE: 6 questions we need answering in Line of Duty series six finale Line of Duty's very own DI Steve Arnott actor Martin Compston paid a visit to the island of Saint Marie way back in season five, when Humphrey Goodman, portrayed by Kris Marshall, was still the show's main detective. In the episode titled Dishing Up Murder, Martin plays a young sous chef named Dexter, who finds himself accused of murdering his boss, a brilliant but volatile chef. Loading the player... WATCH: HELLO! Insider breaks down episode six of Line of Duty The synopsis for the episode reads: "The team enter the high-pressure world of fine dining when a well-known chef is murdered in his own restaurant. Florence has one final lesson on love for DI Goodman and Dwayne gets a chance to repay an old debt." Viewers can catch the episode on BBC iPlayer, where all ten series of Death in Paradise are currently available to watch. MORE: Line of Duty star Stephen Graham's role in Peaky Blinders confirmed MORE: Death in Paradise: Everything we know so far about series 11 Martin flew out to the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe to film the episode back in 2015, between Line of Duty's second and third seasons. Speaking about how the two crime dramas compared to one another, he told What's on TV : " Line of Duty is a tough old shoot, so getting to work on such a beautiful beach in the Caribbean was perfect, just what I needed." Martin played a young chef on series five of Death in Paradise He continued: "In between filming, myself and the other guest stars would sunbathe together or hire … [Read more...] about Line of Duty: did you spot this AC-12 detective in Death in Paradise?
April 22, 2021 - 13:20 BST Emmy Griffiths Line of Duty won't be on our screens forever, so what else is a top choice for fans of the show? Line of Duty 's penultimate episode airs on Sunday, and while we are devastated that it is nearly over (it feels like it's only just returned to our lives!), for fans of the series, we have just the thing to watch next that we think you might love. Check out our top pick shows for Line of Duty fans here... MORE: Line of Duty: breaking down season six theories so far Happy Valley - BritBox This outstandingly good series follows a Yorkshire sergeant, Catherine Cawood, as she deals with the kidnap for ransom of a local businessman's daughter , as well as a very complicated home life; bringing up her son of her late daughter, who died by suicide after she was assaulted by Tommy Lee Royce... who has just been released from prison. Loading the player... WATCH: Have you seen Happy Valley yet? Strike - BBC iPlayer Based on the bestselling novels by JK Rowling, this drama follows Cormoran Strike, an army veteran turned private detective with an estranged rockstar father, and his office assistant turned partner Robin. Each season is better than the last, and sees Cormoran and Robin take on an assortment of grisly investigations in London. No Offence - Channel 4 This whip-smart, seriously underrated Channel 4 show is based in Manchester and follows a team of detectives looking into a serial killer who has been targeting girls with Down syndrome. As another girl is killed, the race is on to stop the culprit, before he strikes again. Giri/Haji - Netflix With a 100 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this is absolutely one to catch up on if you haven't watched it yet. The story follows a Tokyo detective, Kenzo Mori, who travels to London in search of his brother, Yuto, who in turn has been accused of murdering a Yakuza family member. … [Read more...] about Line of Duty: 5 shows to watch if you love police drama
April 22, 2021 - 08:48 BST Eve Crosbie BBC One has revealed the brave celebrities who will be trying their hand at impressing judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace in this year’s competition Hot on the heels of last week’s MasterChef final, the line-up for Celebrity MasterChef 2021 has been revealed - and we’re so excited that The Repair Shop’s very own Will Kirk is among those taking part! MORE: The Repair Shop: Will Kirk celebrates huge milestone – and his fans are thrilled The TV presenter and restoration expert who regularly features on the BBC One afternoon show will swap the workshop for the kitchen in the new series which is set to air later this year. Joining Will in the kitchen are 19 other well-known faces from the world of drama, music, sport and show business. Across six weeks, they’ll be put to the test with a variety of cooking challenges designed to stretch their culinary ability to the limits. Loading the player... WATCH: Will Kirk left red-faced as he responds to being The Repair Shop's heartthrob Judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace will, of course, be on hand to judge the competition and ultimately decide who goes home with the coveted Celebrity MasterChef 2021 trophy at the end of the series. Will is The Repair Shop's resident woodwork restorer MORE: Everything you need to know about The Repair Shop's Will Kirk The other stars who have confirmed that they will be taking part include Blue’s Duncan James , model Penny Lancaster , actress Su Pollard, model Katie Price , actor and presenter Joe Swash and TV star Melanie Sykes. Will and 19 other famous faces will try to impress judges John and Gregg MORE: Lisa Faulkner and John Torode's kitchen is what dreams are made of Also hoping to impress with their cooking skills are Happy Mondays’ Bez, Great British Sewing Bee judge Patrick Grant, … [Read more...] about Celebrity Masterchef 2021: The Repair Shop’s Will Kirk to take part – see the full line-up!