Line of Duty

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From Peaky Blinders to Band of Brothers: it’s Stephen Graham’s 20 best TV roles ever
His impeccable taste has seen him star in incredible shows from Line of Duty to This Is England. We rank his performances

Michael Hogan

19, Oct, 2023 @1:09 PM

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Suella Braverman should watch Paddington to learn how to treat refugees | Brief letters
Brief letters: Festive film | Bountiful bread sauce | Top album | Line of Duty | Luxembourg transport

25, Dec, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Mother of God! Is Line of Duty really coming back for a three-part special?
Rumours of a return to AC-12 are flying around the internet. But how likely is it that we will once again find ourselves on the hunt for bent coppers?

Alexi Duggins

22, Dec, 2022 @12:28 PM

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‘I’m getting a wee bit choked up’: Martin Compston and Tony Curran on their hugely moving new drama
Would you help your best pal to die? That’s the question posed by Andrea Gibb’s devastating new series Mayflies. The real-life friends discuss couch-surfing, working together – and AC-12 mania

Ryan Gilbey

17, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Reassuring, timeless, safe: how Angela Lansbury set the style for female TV sleuths
The grande dame, who has died aged 96, pioneered the idea of a set fashion formula for a generation of fictional detectives

Chloe Mac Donnell

16, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Mother of God! It’s Line of Duty already: 100 years of the BBC, part 10
From Jed Mercurio’s bent copper hit to Michaela Coel’s powerful I May Destroy You and Russell T Davies’s prescient Years and Years, the BBC shows it can still be innovative and provocative

Mark Lawson

07, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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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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‘I don’t let my wife use it’ – great TV theme tune composers savage ‘skip intro’
Five years after Netflix nuked titled sequences, its infamous button is now pressed 136m times a day. What are viewers missing? The whole point, say top composers, including Succession’s Nicholas Britell

Michael Hogan

14, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Claudia Jessie: ‘What’s the appeal of Bridgerton? I​t’s ​a sexy cuddle’
The actor on growing up on a canal boat, her noisy Buddhist chanting and what’s next for her character, Eloise

Michael Hogan

20, Mar, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Trigger Point: Vicky McClure’s bomb disposal thriller will turn you into an expert copper, sarge
Banter. Grit. An ex-Line of Duty star sweating her topknot off. Forty-five minutes of this detective drama and you’ll be fairly confident you can disarm a nail bomb

Joel Golby

22, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Boris Johnson grilled by Line of Duty team in spoof video viewed by 5m
Led By Donkeys ‘partygate’ video goes viral after being retweeted by the TV drama’s writer Jed Mercurio

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

19, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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