Line Of Duty (S3 E5/6), Thursday 21st April, BBC2

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 12/04/2016 - Programme Name: Line of Duty - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. 5) - Picture Shows:  Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott (MARTIN COMPSTON), Detective Constable Kate Fleming (VICKY McCLURE) - (C) World Productions - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

 (C) World Productions – Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

We’re now in the position that we don’t know if anyone in this series is totally innocent; with the Masons rearing their conspiratorial heads, even Hastings is under suspicion. As Dot Cottan gets his bravery award at a black tie dinner (surely a uniformed ceremony would be more appropriate?), Steve Arnott’s face is particularly scrunched up; it would be even more so if he knew that Dot was pouring poison into Kate’s ear. That doesn’t explain why he goes armed to Waldron’s lonely funeral – perhaps he thinks the reanimated corpse is going to leap out of the coffin. Continue reading