Filming wraps on Line of Duty 6
The sixth series of BBC One’s Line of Duty has just wrapped filming at its usual base in Northern Ireland. The drama had resumed filming in late August after an enforced hiatus due to the pandemic.
Kelly Macdonald (pictured) joins series regulars Adrian Dunbar, Vicky McClure and Martin Compston as she takes the role of Detective Chief Inspector Joanne Davidson, the senior investigating officer on an unsolved murder case whose unconventional conduct attracts the attention of AC-12.
Showrunner Jed Mercurio said: "Thanks so much to our brilliant cast and crew who applied rigorous Covid safety measures to deliver Line of Duty six to our wonderful fans. We're all immensely grateful to World Productions and the BBC for the unswerving support they've given us in a time of unprecedented challenges to UK television production."
Simon Heath, executive producer for World Productions, added: “Huge praise has to go to Jed, Kelly, Vicky, Martin, Adrian and the brilliant Line of Duty cast and crew who completed filming on series six yesterday, after five months of lockdown and three more of shooting under the most trying of circumstances. The audience is in for a treat next year."
The new series is directed by Daniel Nettheim, Gareth Bryn, and Jennie Darnell, and the producer is Ken Horn. Executive producers are Mercurio and Heath for World Productions, and Tommy Bulfin for BBC One.
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