ITV announces new Adrian Dunbar crime drama Ridley

Adrian Dunbar is, of course, already a member of the Crime Drama Hall Of Fame thanks to his performance as the iconic Ted Hastings in Line Of Duty. Now we’re hearing he’s to star in a new ITV crime series, Ridley. The four-part series will introduce us to charismatic Detective Inspector Alex Ridley, who is…

Line Of Duty to be repeated on BBC One from next month

Line of Duty series one will make its BBC One debut next month, when the channel gives fans old and new another chance to watch the first televised case for AC-12. The first series – sometimes an overthought even though it’s one of the series’ best – will air on Monday and Tuesday nights on…

Channel 5 confirms transmission date for series two of Blood

One of the low-key hits from terrestrial TV was series one of Blood. Now it’s back for a second series on the channel and we now know when it’ll play out. The Adrian Dunbar-starrer made its debut on Virgin Media One in Ireland in February. Created by Sophie Petzal, Blood explores family, memory, and the impact…

Line Of Duty reveals images from first day of filming series six

Showrunner Jed Mercurio has shared images on social media, which show series six of Line Of Duty begin filming. In a tweet, Mercurio explained to followers that it was the first day back of filming and that it was ‘great to be back on the hunt for bent coppers.’ First day of filming #LineofDuty6 @BBCOne…

Series two of Blood to debut on Virgin Media One

Sophie Petzal’s Blood is set to return for its second series this spring. The series, which was shown on Channel 5 last year, told the story of Cat Hogan (Carolina Main), who returned to West Meath in Ireland after her mother’s sudden death – she had an accident at home and died (or was it…

Channel 5 picks up Adrian Dunbar series, Blood

While we’re waiting for the new series of Line Of Duty, one of its stars, Adrian Dunbar, is set to star in a new crime drama that has been picked up for UK broadcast by Channel 5 and SVOD by Virgin Media. The six-part Blood explores family, memory, and the impact the past can have on…

BBC reveals Line Of Duty series four trailer

Last year, BBC2’s Line Of Duty – that helter-skelter thriller that tells the stories of anti-corruption unit AC-12 – really broke through. So much so, it received a promotion – after record-breaking viewing figures, it got shipped over to BBC1 for its fourth series, which will kick into a gear in the next month or…

Review: Line Of Duty (S3 E6/6), Thursday 28th April, BBC2

It couldn’t look worse for sleazy Patrick Fairbank; as he’s being questioned about his failure to investigate child abuse, Lindsay Denton’s emailed copy of the Incriminating List turns up. Fairbank is of course on The List, and though Lindsay’s now dead, it seems that her work has been done.But though The Caddy’s paymasters may fall,…