Line Of Duty RESUMES filming as the hit BBC One police drama shares ...

It was forced to suspend filming in March to adhere to the COVID-19 regulations. 

And Line Of Duty has resumed filming for series six as it shared a socially-distanced snap on set.

The hit BBC One police drama revealed that filming restarted on Monday with creator Jed Mercurio thanking fans for their 'patience'.

It's back! Line Of Duty has resumed filming for series six as it shared a socially-distanced snap on set with Martin Compston as his character DS Steve Arnott

It's back! Line Of Duty has resumed filming for series six as it shared a socially-distanced snap on set with Martin Compston as his character DS Steve Arnott 

In the photo, it sees Martin Compston as his character DS Steve Arnott sitting behind a glass wall, which appeared to be in a prison. 

The cast surrounding him are all wearing face masks and remain at a social distance on the other side of the screen.   

Talking about the highly-anticipated return to filming, creator Jed said: 'We know Line of Duty fans are desperate for Series 6 and we hope we can get it on air as soon as possible. Thanks so much for your patience in these difficult times.'

Series regulars, Martin, Vicky McClure (DI Kate Fleming) and Adrian Dunbar (Superintendent Ted Hastings), also issued statements about their return to filming.

Hooray! The hit BBC One police drama revealed that filming restarted on Monday with creator Jed Mercurio thanking fans for their 'patience' (Martin pictured in show still)

Hooray! The hit BBC One police drama revealed that filming restarted on Monday with creator Jed Mercurio thanking fans for their 'patience' (Martin pictured in show still) 

Martin, 36, 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!' 

Vicky, 37, 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.' 

While Adrian, 62, 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?'

Line Of Duty insisted that they have worked with health and safety consultants in accordance to government guidelines to ensure the safety of cast and crew.   

Statement: Talking about the highly-anticipated return to filming, creator Jed said: 'We know Line of Duty fans are desperate for Series 6 and we hope we can get it on air as soon as possible. Thanks so much for your patience in these difficult times.' (pictured in 2019)

 Statement: Talking about the highly-anticipated return to filming, creator Jed said: 'We know Line of Duty fans are desperate for Series 6 and we hope we can get it on air as soon as possible. Thanks so much for your patience in these difficult times.' (pictured in 2019) 

Executive Producer for World Productions, Simon Heath, said: 'It's been almost six months since we stopped shooting.

'But following our implementation of all the industry Covid protocols, we're delighted to be able to resume filming series six safely.' 

The hit BBC One police drama suspended its filming in Belfast for season six in March to adhere to the COVID-19 regulations.

A BBC spokesperson said at the time: 'In light of the spread of Covid-19, after much consideration, the producers Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions of Peaky Blinders Series 6 have postponed filming, and World Productions on Line of Duty Series 6 have suspended filming, both in consultation with and supported by the BBC.

Hit show:  Series regulars, Martin, Vicky McClure (DI Kate Fleming) and Adrian Dunbar (Superintendent Ted Hastings), also issued statements about their return to filming (above Mercurio with the lead stars)

Hit show:  Series regulars, Martin, Vicky McClure (DI Kate

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