The nation is formally midway by means of Line of Duty collection 6 and the newest instalment actually upped the ante.
Without giving every little thing away, a jail break, a dramatic shoot-out (go Steve) and a (doubtlessly) case breaking lead had viewers on the edge of their seats for the complete hour period.
As episode 4 drew to a detailed, folks up and down the nation tilted their heads to the aspect as Super Intendent, Ted Hastings was handed an intriguing brown file.
Hoping to get a sneak peek at the data partially revealed, followers tried their hardest to work out which suspect shady copper DCI Joanne Davidson is expounded to.
The episode also featured an actor who had appeared in Bridget Jone’s diary – The Edge of Reason, The Office and Vera to call however a number of.
If we needed to be additional we might also point out Heartbeat, Bodies and Waterloo Road.
If you have not already labored it out already it’s of course Patrick Baladi who performs dodgy lawyer Jimmy Lakewell in the BBC 1 present.
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He first appeared in LoD collection 4 and was mates with Nick Huntly (who was married to a policeman being investigated by AC-12 -aka DCI Roz Huntley.)
The balaclava man, with ties to organised crime, pops again up in collection 6 after it was found he has spoken to murdered journalist Gail Vella.
AC-12 brokers pull him out of jail for a bit chat (away from prying ears) and bent jail officers.
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But alas the workforce and Jimmy obtained caught up in a shoot out, which put the lawyer off divulging any extra data.
Fans hoped he has the time for a non-public chat with Steve, earlier than refusing to blab in the interrogation room, though his public show of discretion did not work out and (spoiler alert) he was killed anyway when he was again behind bars. Thanks for nothing Buckles!
The 49-year-old actor who also began as Michael Jackson in Welsh comedy Stella, took to the silver display screen for the second Briget Jones movie.
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Seen in shot with Hugh Grant and Renée Zellweger, Patrick performs the role of an air steward who takes care of the pair on a flight.
Although solely on display screen for a brief second, his understated appearing helps comically construct up the scene with Grant.