Jed Mercurio

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TV tonight: Parminder Nagra stars in new cold-case drama DI Ray
Written by Line of Duty’s Maya Sondhi and produced by Jed Mercurio, this police procedural has a fresh perspective. Plus: The Split continues. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Alexi Duggins, Graeme Virtue and Simon Wardell

02, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Why can’t they just call it murder?’ The TV show finally facing up to racist cops
DI Ray, a new thriller about a ‘culturally sensitive homicide unit’, tackles racism in the force. Star Parminder Nagra and writer Maya Sondhi talk about decoding police-speak, working with Jed Mercurio and the perils of tokenism

Ruchira Sharma

29, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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This Is Going to Hurt review – Ben Whishaw stars in a realism-packed adaptation
The BBC’s take on NHS doctor Adam Kay’s memoir pulls no punches in portraying the difficulties of life as a junior medic – be it fatigue, bullying or falling asleep at the wheel

Lucy Mangan

08, Feb, 2022 @9:50 PM

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Trigger Point review – utterly preposterous … but what a blast
Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester star in this slick police thriller full of bomb factories and banter. Just go in thinking CSI: Peckham or Line of Bomb Duty and you’ll have a great time

Lucy Mangan

23, Jan, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Screenwriter Jed Mercurio to speak at inaugural Sarah Hughes lecture
TV’s treatment of police corruption and of healthcare will be discussed at an event in memory of the Observer journalist

Vanessa Thorpe

28, Nov, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Forget AC-12, meet DS-5: Jed Mercurio on his new graphic novel Sleeper
Fresh from the record-breaking Line of Duty, Mercurio has created a conspiracy thriller set in the 24th-century, with co-writer Prasanna Puwanarajah and illustrator Coke Navarro

Amy Fleming

30, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Line of Duty finale draws record 12.8 million UK TV audience
BBC hints it is open to another series, despite muted response to last episode with word ‘disappointing’ trending

Lucy Campbell

03, May, 2021 @12:29 PM

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Line of Duty review – an audacious, deranged, reverse-ferreting finale
Series six still reliably delivered the thrills, but with plot holes, agitprop and moments that came close to self-parody, Line of Duty is not quite what it was

Lucy Mangan

02, May, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Line of Duty series six episode seven – open thread
The hunt for H picked up the pace, but could our heroes bring down the ‘bent coppers’ once and for all?

Toby Moses

02, May, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Line of Duty series six episode six – open thread
There’s just one more episode left, but how much more tragedy and corruption can Hastings and the gang survive?

Toby Moses

25, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Line of Duty series six episode five – open thread
Come and discuss the return of Carmichael, the precarious future of Hastings and the uncertain future of Jo Davidson

Toby Moses

18, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Line of Duty series six episode four – open thread
Interrogations, convoys and OCGs – Jed Mercurio delivers a ‘best of episode’ that will tick all the boxes for long-time fans

Toby Moses

11, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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