Line of Duty Season 6 – Upcoming Season Details, and More

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Line of Duty Season 6 update

The British police procedural drama tv series Line of Duty will be returning with its sixth season, and fans are looking forward to seeing what the team has in store for them. According to the latest updates, season 6 will be bigger and better than all the other seasons, and also, fans will see a new guest star playing a very pivotal character.

We have gathered all the recent updates, and information regarding the upcoming season so here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Line of Duty Season 6.

What is the Plot of Line of Duty Season 6?

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Although the official story of the upcoming sixth season is yet to be revealed, the show is expected to continue from the finale of season 5, and fans will be glad to hear that season 6 will be a lot better than any of the previous seasons. In an interview, Compston assured that he had checked on the scripts, and they look a ‘lot better’ than that of the previous ones, and the upcoming season is expected to shed light on the mysterious ‘H.’ Contrary to popular beliefs, ‘H’ turned out to be four persons, and three of them have been revealed, so that leaves just one, and fans hopes to get that information in Line of Duty Season 6.

Compston also revealed that season 6 onwards, the direction would most likely follow the roots and be more ‘subtle’ just like the first three seasons on BBC 1. The productions of the upcoming season 6 were stopped because of the rise in health concerns due to Covid-19, and according to Martin Compston’s latest they would be back at some point to complete the pending work, and he assured the fans that it would be ‘bigger and better.’ He added that they would resume when it becomes completely safe out there, while Jed Mercurio earlier revealed that they might have to re-shoot everything if any changes occur, so expect season 6 to come late.

Who is in the Cast of Line of Duty Season 6? How many episodes will Line of Duty Season 6 have?

The cast for the upcoming season might include:

  • Martin Compston as Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott
  • Vicky McClure as Detective Inspector Kate Fleming
  • Adrian Dunbar as Superintendent Ted Hastings
  • Anna Maxwell Martin as Detective Chief Superintendent Patricia Carmichael
  • Stephen Graham as Detective Sergeant John Corbett
  • Kelly Macdonald as Detective Chief Inspector Joanne Davidson

The previous seasons (except season 1) of Line of Duty featured a total of 6 episodes, so the upcoming season 6 is expected to follow the same pattern.

When is Line of Duty Season 6 update?

Line of Duty Season 6 is expected to release sometime in the second half of 2021. According to the official notes, before Covid019 struck, they were into their 6th week out of the 16 weeks, so judging on all circumstances, 2021 second half seems best, however, we need to wait for the official confirmation.

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