MEGA-HIT UK CRIME DRAMA LINE OF DUTY LANDS ON HOLLYWOOD SUITE
All New Season 6 to Premiere in October
Seasons 1 to 5 Available Now On Demand
Toronto, May 26, 2021 – Hollywood Suite is excited to announce it will be the exclusive broadcast home for season 6 of the smash hit UK crime drama Line of Duty, premiering this October. To get Canadians caught up on the TV phenomenon that has swept Britain, where season 6 recently premiered to record-setting audiences, seasons 1–5 of the critically-acclaimed World Productions series are available now on Hollywood Suite On Demand.
Written and created by Jed Mercurio, the award-winning police procedural drama follows the investigations of AC-12, a controversial police Anti-Corruption unit. Featuring a cast that has included Lennie James (The Walking Dead), Martin Compston (The Nest), Thandiwe Newton (Westworld), Vicky McClure (Broadchurch), Adrian Dunbar (Ashes to Ashes), Neil Morrissey (Men Behaving Badly), Claudia Jessie (Bridgerton) and Gina McKee (Phantom Thread), the series has become a phenomenon, captivating audiences worldwide. Winner of 12 prestigious awards, including Best Drama Series from the Royal Television Society, the series was also named as one of the 80 best BBC shows of all time by The Daily Telegraph.
“Line of Duty has built up a devoted fan base over the years,” said Sharon Stevens, Vice-President Programming, Hollywood Suite. “We’re excited to be able to add to our growing collection of critically-acclaimed and audience favourite series, including Staged, Equal, Helter Skelter: An American Myth, The Pembrokeshire Murders, and Prime Suspect.”
Set a year and half after the events of the previous season, Season 6 will see the return of Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar and Martin Compston reprising their roles as DI Kate Fleming, Superintendent Ted Hastings and DS Steve Arnott, with Shalom Brune-Franklin (Our Girl) as a new addition to the AC-12 team. Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire) makes her debut as Detective Chief Inspector Joanne Davidson, the senior investigating officer on an unsolved murder case whose suspicious conduct attracts the attention of AC-12 unit.
Line of Duty season six is in association with, and distributed internationally by, ITV Studios. It was produced for BBC One by World Productions and is directed by Daniel Nettheim (Broadchurch, Doctor Who), Gareth Bryn (Hinterland, Last Tango in Halifax), and Jennie Darnell (Bodyguard, Hetty Feather), and the producer is Ken Horn (The Moorside, Line of Duty series five). Executive producers are Jed Mercurio, Simon Heath for World Productions, and Tommy Bulfin for BBC One.
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