In the Trap 4. The series focuses on five main characters: DCI Tony Gates (Lennie James), DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston), DC Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), and DS Matthew Cottan(Craig Parkinson). Series 1: Episode 1. Line of Duty. The story is about the Anti-Corruption Unit 12 (AC-12) led by Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) and set within the fictional Central Police Force.It focuses on the activities of … When Arnott arrives at the meeting, he finds Gates colluding with the gang. Line of Duty: Season 1, Episode 5 Tensions erupt between Hastings, Arnott, and Fleming as they decide on the next steps in the case. The first series of Line of Duty, consisting of five episodes, began broadcasting on 26 June 2012 on BBC Two. He claims he has just got there himself. Either way, it is well worth watching”. Drama series. Sonia Saraiya of the AV Club wrote “It's a complex world and there's a lot going on... That suggests that the show could even improve, as the audience gets to know the characters more. "Line Of Duty" - An Original Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Music Video/Song! A counter-terrorist police raid results in the death of an innocent man when raiding the wrong flat. Arnott acts on a tip-off to say the whisky glass is hidden in a storm drain, based on false information that Gates gave to three of his officers, including Fleming, to test their loyalty. Story: Steve Arnott is a young officer who's fallen foul of his superiors for refusing to help in the cover-up of an operation that ended in the shooting of an innocent father. Contains some violence and some upsetting scenes. Phebe9213. Cottan is assigned to replace Gates on the triple murder case, while Arnott's former counter-terrorism Chief Inspector is brought in to oversee the operation into apprehending the suspected terrorists. However he is transferred to the anti-corruption squad, whose head, superintendent Ted Hastings, gives him a "very special case" to investigate - DCI Tony Gates, recently awarded a medal for heroic conduct but with a suspiciously high arrest rate. Hastings and Arnott quiz him on his relationship with Jackie and he admits she was an old flame but denies … Morton refuses to comment, Fleming sticks to her cover and backs up Gates. As Arnott and Fleming catch up with them, Gates, realising his career is over, tells Arnott to say that he was killed in the line of duty, before committing suicide by walking in front of a lorry. What happened in Line of Duty season 1? Get up to speed on the first three series of the BBC's thrilling cop series ahead of the new episodes Filming for Line of Duty season six originally got underway in February 2020, and we had initially been expecting the drama to air in 2020. Arnott and Kate intend... IMDb Picks: Hidden Gem TV Shows You Can Stream Now. Line of Duty: Season 4, Episode 1 After months of hunting a serial killer, DCI Roz Huntley faces intense pressure to apprehend a suspect. Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates (Lennie James, The Walking Dead) is an exemplary cop. A Disastrous Affair 2. Arnott primes Gates, who convinces his wife to let him spend one final hour with his children. The cloned car is spotted, and Gates and Morton give chase. The two-disc box set includes all five episodes from series one, with a classification age of 16. The series received critical acclaim upon its release. Line of Duty Season 1 (34) 2012 X-Ray 16+ Set in the fictional anti-corruption police unit AC-12, "Line of Duty" is a cat-and-mouse thriller that takes a probing look into modern policing and corruption. After suffering a crisis of conscience, Arnott agrees to stay with AC-12. Arnott receives a phone call from one of Laverty's tenants claiming to have information linking Gates to the gang. But what happened at the … 29 Episodes Available. Line of Duty series 1-3 recap: everything you need to know before the BBC drama returns. Arnott demands that Forensics dust for prints in the hope of proving that Gates was at the property before Laverty disappeared. Cottan that he diverted them from attending the drug dealers' murders, leading them to believe that Gates knew that the dead pair were working with Jackie though Gates persuades his gullible superior that the couple were in fact terrorists building a ... Gates returns to rescue Arnott but leaves before Kate, her cover now blown, arrives to find evidence that a body had been stored at the warehouse. With Martin Compston, Lennie James, Craig Parkinson, Neil Morrissey. Series. Hunter claims that the murders were committed by 'an inside man, someone special to him' who 'always follows orders'. Initially, Hastings interviews Gates on a minor charge – failure to report accepting a free breakfast for apprehending a mugger outside a local café. After a bungled raid which kills an innocent man young DS Steve Arnott faces disgrace. [6] In its full report, Ofcom cited the programme's failure to involve an independent expert, such as a child psychiatrist, to determine the actor's intellectual and emotional capacity to participate in the controversial scenes and that programme makers had not followed the best practice advice of the BBC's Editorial Policy Unit. It was BBC2's best-performing drama series in 10 years with a consolidated audience of 4.1 millions viewers. Hastings and Arnott haul Gates in for questioning. Gates confirms that Laverty was an old flame, but denies all knowledge of the money laundering scam. From the makers of Bodyguard, this top-rated British police drama has been hailed as “unbearably tense and instantly addictive” (The Guardian) and “the UK’s best crime thriller” (Den of Geek). His hesitation raises their suspicions. 45:47. Gates arrests Tommy Hunter, who reveals that his boys were responsible for the murder of Laverty and the three drug dealers. Gates drives away. The series is created and written by Jed Mercurio. Kate wants to connect him to Jackie's murder and sets out to gain his trust to find further proof though Gates' loyal colleague Morton rumbles her. Episode 5. Arnott uses Morton to set up a midnight rendezvous with Gates, who tries to convince Arnott that he has never 'crossed the line', and that he was forced to turn rogue by the sequence of events. The two-disc box set includes all five episodes from series one, with a classification age of 15. DS Arnott refuses to take part in a cover-up and is recruited to AC-12, an anti-corruption team led by Superintendent Hastings. The first series of Line of Duty – consisting of five episodes – premiered on 26 June 2012. Each Line of Duty Season builds off the one before. Gates arrests her, but on the way to the police station she persuades him to release her. However, the regulator found that there was no actual harm, distress or anxiety caused to the child actor. The Assault 3. Line of Duty (Season 1) Rated: Unrated. Hastings informs Gates' senior officer that he is to be taken off the Laverty case. Terror 5. After visiting one of these, Arnott suspects that Laverty is running a money-laundering operation. Hastings interviews the rest of Gates' squad over the 'laddering' charge. Directed by David Caffrey. He receives another call from 'Tommy', who informs him that he wants Arnott out of the way. Line of Duty Season 1 (278) IMDb 8.7 2012 18+ Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates (Lennie James, The Walking Dead) is an exemplary cop. Steve Arnott is transferred to a Police Anti-Corruption Unit, where he finds his target is the city's top detective, Tony Gates. Gates finds the location where he was held, but Laverty's body has disappeared. Police Hour of Duty S01E01 (4 May 2020) Emergency TV Shows. Arnott recalls that the chief torturer was called Tommy and admits to Kate that Gates saved him. Gates, knocked unconscious by the attackers, tampers with evidence, hiding a whiskey glass before police arrive to find Jackie has vanished. Arnott persuades Hastings to let him use Gates to get to 'Tommy'. Format: Blu-ray. Fleming interviews Ryan Pilkington, the teenager who acts as a courier for the organised crime group, who denies any knowledge of 'Tommy' or the murder of Laverty, but reveals to Fleming that it was Gates who rescued Arnott. 21:36. Series 1: Episode 1. Fleming looks at CCTV from the night of the murder of the two drug dealers, and finds footage which suggests that the killers circled the area in a car with false ("cloned") number plates until Cottan and Kapoor left. She invents a story but Gates realises that she was laundering money. 44:21. The Probation Hastings tries to get Gates on minor bribery charges, in vain, and is unaware that the married Gates has covered up a fatal hit-and-run by his lover, businesswoman Jackie Laverty. During interrogation, he confesses to a number of other offences, including a break-in at the house of a pensioner whose complaints are being dealt with by Fleming. Laverty makes a statement about the hit and run to an intelligence officer, but fails to disclose her role. 4.2 out of 5 stars 14 ratings. Gates asks his team to survey two suspected drug dealers who are operating from a derelict house, but Cottan and Kapoor leave their post early and the two dealers are found murdered next day. Line of Duty is a British police drama, created by Jed Mercurio, which first aired on BBC Two on 26 June 2012. Line of Duty. During Hastings' interrogation of Cottan, about the night of the surveillance on Greek Lane, Cottan claims that Gates ordered him and Kapoor to go off duty early, creating a gap in surveillance that enabled the killers to strike. 1. Gates reassures his lover, Jackie Laverty, after she claims to have hit a dog after drink driving on her way home from a work party. When the victim is identified as Laverty's accountant, Gurjit Patel, Gates gains access to the police records, and deletes the missing persons report – but not before Arnott manages to take a look. Line of Duty - Season 1 - Synopsis, Promo Photos and Trailer Posted by darq at June 11, 2012 7 Comments UK Shows. The investigating team realise that the dealers' murderers cannot have found what they were looking for, but find a secret hiding place, where they suspect the drugs may have been stashed, which has since been emptied. A drama about the investigations of AC-12, a controversial police anticorruption unit. [5], Following the complaint of one viewer, the media regulator Ofcom found the BBC had breached Rule 1.28 of the Code in 2012, specifically that there was a "serious lapse" in its duty of care for a 13-year-old actor, Gregory Piper, who had appeared in scenes which were "of a particularly violent nature and included sexually explicit language" by breaching broadcasting rules requiring that "due care must be taken over the physical and emotional welfare and the dignity of people under 18". After a bungled raid which kills an innocent man young DS Steve Arnott faces disgrace. Gates continues his investigation into the double murder of the two suspected drug dealers, and forces a less than co-operative witness to talk by threatening to label him a police snitch. With her cover blown, Fleming is forced to leave TO-20, bringing her into conflict with Morton again. When he hears of the cases that have come in overnight, he discovers that Laverty killed a man, not a dog as she claimed. First things first: I love Jed Mercurio, the writer of Line of Duty. The school confirms that Laverty paid the deposit and the first full term in cash. Infuriated that Gates has been unable to disband the investigation completely, he accepts the fact it has been passed on to the Fraud Squad and will likely not be touched by the CPSdue to its complexity and t… Before he can escape, he is ambushed and tied to a chair, with his right hand in a vice. Fleming suggests to Arnott that the link between Laverty's money laundering scam and Gates may be his children's expensive school fees. Line of Duty returns forathird series, as AC12 continues to hunt for any corruption lurking within the police. Line of Duty Season 1 subtitles English. Arnott's first investigation is focused on DCI Tony Gates, the senior officer of TO-20 within Central Police CID, who has a suspiciously high clearance rate thought to be due to "laddering" – attributing numerous different charges to the same defendant to increase an officer's number of successful cases. Whilst at the property, Gates tampers with evidence, hiding his whisky glass and wiping his prints from the bottle just as his team arrives. Hunter contacts Gates again via mobile phone regarding the status of the money laundering case. Start Watching. Forensic evidence at the crime scene and Arabic books belonging to the victims lead Gates to concoct a cover story regarding a possible terrorism plot. Hastings and Arnott quiz him on his relationship with Jackie and he admits she was an old flame but denies knowledge of her money laundering. Convinced that Gates is in danger but can bring the killers to justice Arnott persuades Hastings to let Gates set up a meeting with Tommy, recorded on a wire. Whose Line Is It Anyway S01E01. With Martin Compston, Darren Morfitt, Owen Teale, Elizabeth Hill. Space Boys S01e01 Double Duty. Blu-ray $21.65 Additional Blu-ray options: Edition Discs Price New from Used from Blu-ray April 2, … The series has been recommissioned for a second series. [3] Sarah Hughes of The Guardian wrote early in the series that the show was getting steadily stronger as each episode improved,[4] though by the finale she criticised the pace, feeling some elements of the story felt “rushed”. On iPlayer. Line of Duty is a British police procedural BBC television series created by Jed Mercurio and produced by World Productions. 43:31. Meanwhile, PC Bannerjee and PC Larkin respond to a silent alarm at a block of flats and catch a burglar in the act. When the phone number is re-activated, Gates, Arnott and Fleming trail 'Tommy' to the Edge Park golf club. But as Arnott and Fleming close in on his secret, Gates is plunged into an even more dangerous situation. Gates frantically tries to dispose of the whisky glass from Laverty's house. Line of Duty Series 1 Episode 1 of 5 When Steve Arnott is transferred to a police anti-corruption unit, he finds his target is the city's top detective, Tony Gates. LINE OF DUTY season 1 concludes on BBC One tonight with viewers getting a shocking but satisfying end to series 1. The series's supporting characters include DS Matthew Cottan (Craig Parkinson) and DC Nigel Morton (Neil Morrissey). After a bungled raid which kills an innocent man young DS Steve Arnott faces disgrace. He claims he has just got there himself. Marie Critchley as Jane Hargreaves, social worker, Alison Lintott as Rita Bennett, civilian police investigator, Ability to buy single episode(s) or whole series, This page was last edited on 23 November 2020, at 09:21. She believes he is weakening in his attitude to Gates, whom he goes to see in secret, confirming his view that Gates is innocent of all the murders. Directed by David Caffrey. Fleming, upset that her colleague lied to her, informs Hastings. Line of Duty is a British BBC police procedural television series created by Jed Mercurio.The premiere was on BBC Two on 26 June 2012 and moved to BBC One on 26 March 2017 for the fourth series. It is an eye-opener to just what may be going on in police forces worldwide and that is more profound than the plot. During the pursuit, Gates is kidnapped and taken to a warehouse where he is shown Laverty's body and told to stay quiet, or the knife with his fingerprints on will be handed to the police. Laverty reports her car as stolen and Gates helps cover up the incident by faking a break-in at her home. The series follows Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) and DC Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) as they lead an investigation into the corrupt actions of DCI Tony Gates (Lennie James). All on the Line (2020) - S01E01 - Mommy Can't Help You Out Here. However he is transferred to the anti-corruption squad, whose head, superintendent Ted Hastings, gives him a "very special case" to investigate - DCI Tony Gates, recently awarded a medal for heroic conduct but with a suspiciously high arrest rate. Spoiler alert: Don't read on if you haven't watched episode one of BBC2's Line of Duty. Meanwhile DC Kate Fleming joins Gates's team and tells ... Having been duped into covering up Jackie's hit and run, Gates is desperate to sever ties with her. Morton catches Fleming with two phones; realising she is an AC-12 mole, he assaults her and drives away. Line of Duty (TV Series 2012– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Kapoor is implicated and forced to leave Gates' team. Line of Duty. While Gates and Laverty are together in her house, masked intruders force their way in. Spoiler alert: Don't read on if you haven't watched episode five of BBC2's Line of Duty. Sarah Hughes's episode four blog . Increasingly desperate and unwilling to await his fate, Gates goes on the run, ready to play one last card. After Hunter is arrested, Cottan asks for a few moments with him, and privately tips him off about the terrorism theory. Gates, knocked unconscious by the attackers, tampers with evidence, hiding a whiskey glass before police arrive to find Jackie has vanished. Gates confronts Laverty over the death of her accountant. Audience Reviews for Line of Duty: Season 1 Sep 09, 2020 Tight script, great acting; very authentic. Meanwhile, another drug dealer is found dead on the estate, but Fleming realises that Gates has disappeared and informs Arnott. A search on the police database reveals that a number of burglaries committed by the offender caught by Bannerjee and Larkin were at properties owned by Laverty Holdings PLC. Also with the American way of interrupting a TV show every "x" minutes, with commercials, takes away from being able to flow with the emotional impact of shows. Hastings agrees to put a tap on the phone network used by 'Tommy' until one of his many phone numbers is re-activated. Series Navigation Gates is taken off the case and later, whilst investigating Wes's murder, is grabbed by masked men and... Whilst the money laundering investigation is passed to Fraud Squad Gates is still hounded by his blackmailers. Michael Farmer is caught and charged with the crimes, but doubts about the young man's guilt lead the chief forensic investigator to AC-12. The series follows Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) and DC Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) as they lead an investigation into the corrupt actions of DCI Tony Gates (Lennie James). Hes got the best crime stats on the force and a loyal team working under him. Arnott goes over the top in confronting him with evidence to suggest he was at Jackie's house when she was killed but makes himself look desperate. A police convoy escorting a civilian under a witness protection scheme is attacked, the witness hospitalized and all the police officers killed, except Inspector Lindsay Denton, who organized the operation at very short notice and who only informed DCC Dryden of the route. Gates returns to rescue Arnott from the hands of his torturers. Fast & intriguing plot with unexpected twists and turns. Fleming, currently undercover in CID, informs Gates that crime statistics on the Bog estate are on the rise, before requesting to join TO-20. The first series premiered on 26 June 2012 and became BBC Two 's best-performing drama series in ten years with a consolidated audience of 4.1 million viewers. Arnott arrives at Laverty's house, following a tip-off from Fleming, to find Gates apparently searching the property, claiming that he has come to arrest Laverty. Hastings and Arnott interview Gates' team and learn from D.S. WatchAeroplaneSeries. [7], "Line of Duty - Cops unter Verdacht - Season 1", BBC censured over violent Line of Duty scene featuring child actor, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Line_of_Duty_(series_1)&oldid=990191524, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Arnott, by now convinced that Gates is innocent of the murders and can lead him to the killers, pretends that Gates did not play any part in his kidnapping. 1. Gates is knocked unconscious, Laverty is murdered, and Gates' fingerprints are placed on the murder weapon. ... View All Line of Duty: Season 2 News Episodes. 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