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Line of Duty gets second series

Line of Duty

Story by Jack Foley

GRITTY police thriller Line of Duty has been given a second series by the BBC.

Starring Lennie James, Martin Compston and This Is England‘s Vicky McLure, the drama has proved a massive ratings draw for BBC2 and will return to screens soon.

Janice Hadlow, controller of the channel, announced: “I’m so pleased to have this brilliantly realised thriller on BBC Two; it is a wonderful addition to the channel’s rich landscape of drama.

“With fantastic writing from Jed Mercurio, great characterisation, tightly plotted detail and riveting performances from a stand out cast, I’m thrilled that this complex, contemporary drama has captured the imagination of such a loyal and appreciative audience.”

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