Line of Duty stars for Gogglebox

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 21 October 2020
Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and Adrian Dunbar

Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and Adrian Dunbar

The stars of 'Line Of Duty' will appear on 'Celebrity Gogglebox' for Channel 4's Stand Up To Cancer campaign

The stars of 'Line Of Duty' will appear on 'Celebrity Gogglebox'.

Adrian Dunbar, Vicky McClure and Martin Compston are set to appear on the show on Friday night (23.10.20) as part of Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer campaign to raise money for charity.

Adrian – who plays Superintendent Ted Hastings – said: "It’s an honour to be part of the esteemed Gogglebox line-up."

Whilst Martin – who stars as Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott – added: "We had such a laugh filming Gogglebox."

Vicky (Detective Inspector Fleming) shared: "I am really chuffed to be asked."

It comes after 'Line of Duty' resumed filming for the upcoming sixth season.

Production on the upcoming BBC series will continue after a six month break amid the coronavirus pandemic, and the team will be adhering to strict and comprehensive protocols to ensure the safety of the cast and crew.

Confirming the exciting news, showrunner Jed Mercurio said: "We know 'Line of Duty' fans are desperate for series six and we hope we can get it on air as soon as possible.

"Thanks so much for your patience in these difficult times."

The upcoming season will see series regulars Martin Compston (Steve Arnott), Adrian Dunbar (Ted Hastings) and Vicky McClure (Kate Fleming) reprising their roles.

The new episodes of the police corruption drama will feature a brand new case for the AC-12 team as they investigate DCI Joanne Davidson – played by Kelly Macdonald – after she looked into an unsolved murder case.

Martin said: "It’s been a long few months and it will be a different way of working from when we stopped, but I’m delighted to be back on the case with the 'Line Of Duty' team!”

His co-star Vicky added: “Been sitting on these incredible scripts for some time now, so I’m really looking forward to getting back to it and seeing the 'Line Of Duty' family.”

And Adrian commented: "Even with the imposition of Covid restrictions I can't hide my excitement at getting the team back together. So many people wondering… what happens next?”

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