Line Of Obligation’s prolonged-awaited sixth collection last but not least has a start date, and the countdown is officially on. 

The BBC have verified the hit law enforcement drama will return on Sunday 21 March at 9pm on BBC 1. 

Jed Mercurio’s thriller has been eagerly predicted as it experienced initially been due to air in 2020, but shooting was halted for 6 months previous March because of to the pandemic. 


Line Of Duty’s DI Kate Flemming, DS Steve Arnott, DC Chloe Bishop and Superintendent Ted Hastings

Filming sooner or later resumed in September when the cast and crew fashioned a bubble on locale in Northern Eire. 

News of the sixth series’ arrival was verified with the release of an special teaser, played out around the Six Nations match on Saturday. 

It was beforehand revealed that the new time will also consist of an extra episode, with seven instalments instead of the common six. 

All a few lead actors, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure and Adrian Dunbar are again as DS Steve Arnott, DI Kate Flemming and Superintendent Ted Hastings.

They will be joined by new addition DC Chloe Bishop, performed by Shalom Brune-Franklin. 

The AC-12 team will experience their “most enigmatic adversary” but in the sort of Detective Main Inspector Joanne Davidson – played by Kelly Macdonald – whose suspicious perform on an unsolved murder situation attracts their interest. 


Kelly MacDonald in Line Of Duty

The fifth series of Line Of Duty concluded in 2019 and revealed authorized counsel Gill Biggeloe experienced been location up Hastings as organised criminal offense boss “H”.

It was afterwards confirmed from a nearer evaluation of DI Matthew Cottan’s dying declaration that “H” was essentially a clue, rather than a human being, indicating there are four high ranking officers in league with organised criminal offense.

So much, Cottan, ACC Derek Hilton, Biggeloe have currently been unmasked, with yet another even now at massive, which is likely to explored in the sixth sequence. 

Throughout filming of the new episodes, Line Of Responsibility creator and author Jed Mercurio sparked a idea amid fans, following tweeting a sequence of driving-the-scenes images. 

Some eagle-eyed enthusiasts observed a very small element in the snaps that suggests one character has both been demoted, or is heading undercover.

Sequence 1-5 of Line Of Responsibility are offered to watch as a boxset now on BBC iPlayer.