It’s back! Line Of Duty return date announced

Sherna Noah
<em>Line of Duty </em>returned with a bang and AC-12 had more crime and corruption to contend with, in a plot which had twists and turns to keep viewers hooked all the way through. Whether Ted Hastings was the criminal mastermind H or not was the mystery that had the nation talking. But there's still more to discover when it comes to H, leaving fans gasping for another season. (BBC/World Productions Ltd)
Characters from Line of Duty (BBC/World Productions Ltd)

Line Of Duty will be back at the end of March, TV bosses have confirmed.

Fans have been eagerly awaiting the sixth instalment of Jed Mercurio’s nail-biting BBC drama.

A teaser, played out around the Six Nations match on BBC One, revealed that the show will return on Sunday March 21.

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Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar and Martin Compston will return, while the show also sees Shalom Brune-Franklin play a new addition to the AC-12 team.

And Kelly Macdonald makes her debut as guest lead Detective Chief Inspector Joanne Davidson, the senior investigating officer on an unsolved murder case whose suspicious conduct attracts the attention of Anti-Corruption.

The series features seven episodes, making it the longest series to date.

Line Of Duty debuts at 9pm on Sunday March 21 on BBC One. Line Of Duty will air weekly on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.