Starring Jericho’s Lennie James and This is England’s Vicky Mclure, the show was a big hit for BBC2, with the series finale bringing in 3.2 million viewers.
“Jed Mercurio and World Productions have realised a brilliant series for BBC Two with Line Of Duty that encapsulates my vision for bold, authored and utterly original drama on the channel.â? Said BBC controller of Drama Ben Stephenson.
BBC Two controller Janice Hadlow commented: “Iâm 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, Iâm thrilled that this complex, contemporary drama has captured the imagination of such a loyal and appreciative audience.”
If you haven’t caught Line of Duty, check out our review of the first episode here. We’ve also got a series blog, but be warned, there are spoilers within…