Line Of Duty: Vicky McClure resumes filming for series six of the BBC drama

Vicky McClure was back on the Line Of Duty set on Wednesday, as filming resumed on series six of the hit BBC drama.

After her co-star Martin Compston had his first day on the Belfast set earlier this week, Vicky shared snaps from filming on Wednesday night.

Telling fans that it 'feels good to be back,' Vicky was back in character as Detective Inspector Kate Fleming, with photos from the set showing the actress on the socially distanced set, with crew wearing masks. 

Kate's back! Vicky McClure was back on the Line Of Duty set on Wednesday, as filming resumed on series six of the hit BBC drama

Kate's back! Vicky McClure was back on the Line Of Duty set on Wednesday, as filming resumed on series six of the hit BBC drama

Vicky was dressed in a striped yellow and black top and smart blazer for the scenes, with her character's police ID around her neck.

She filmed scenes in AC-12's offices, perched on the edge of a desk for one scene, and standing in the middle of the open plan office, holding court.

A photo was also shared of the star getting her makeup done, with the glam squad well protected in full PPE.

Other crew members were seen in the background of the set photos wearing masks while socially distancing was maintained.

Back in business: After her co-star Martin Compston had his first day on the Belfast set earlier this week, Vicky shared snaps from filming on Wednesday night

Back in business: After her co-star Martin Compston had his first day on the Belfast set earlier this week, Vicky shared snaps from filming on Wednesday night

Precautions: Telling fans that it 'feels good to be back,' Vicky was back in character as DI Kate Fleming, with photos from the set showing the actress on the socially distanced set

Precautions: Telling fans that it 'feels good to be back,' Vicky was back in character as DI Kate Fleming, with photos from the set showing the actress on the socially distanced set

Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio first shared the new set photos of Vicky on his Twitter account, writing: '#LineOfDuty 6: V-Mc is back and bent coppers are quaking in their boots .' Vicky retweeted, adding: 'Day one done! Feels good to be back!!'   

Line Of Duty has resumed filming after a five-month hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The BBC police drama suspended shooting for series six back in March, but leading actor Martin Compston - who plays DS Steve Arnott - returned to set to shoot socially-distanced scenes on Tuesday.   

Glam: A photo was also shared of the star getting her makeup done, with the glam squad well protected in full PPE

Glam: A photo was also shared of the star getting her makeup done, with the glam squad well protected in full PPE

Star: Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio first shared the new set photos of Vicky on his Twitter account, writing: '#LineOfDuty 6: V-Mc is back and bent coppers are quaking in their boots '

Star: Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio first shared the new set photos of Vicky on his Twitter account, writing: '#LineOfDuty 6: V-Mc is back and bent coppers are quaking in their boots '

Mercurio thanked fans for their 'patience' and assured that the cast and crew are aiming to have the sixth season back on air 'as soon as possible'.

In another new photo from the set this week, Martin posed as his character DS Steve Arnott while sitting behind a glass wall, which appeared to be in a prison.  

Martin also posted the picture to his own Instagram where he captioned it with: 'Officially back in business #waistcoatup #lineofduty6.' 

The actor also posted a fun snap of himself getting his longer locks, which he grew during lockdown, cut by hair stylist Cat Coogan. 

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 earlier this week

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 earlier this week

Reunited: Vicky also took to Instagram to post a picture of herself with Martin at a distance, which she captioned: 'Hello mate'

Reunited: Vicky also took to Instagram to post a picture of herself with Martin at a distance, which she captioned: 'Hello mate'

Before and after! Martin also posted the picture to his own Instagram and shared a fun snap of himself getting his longer locks, which he grew during lockdown, cut by hair stylist Cat Coogan ahead of filming

Before and after! Martin also posted the picture to his own Instagram and shared a fun snap of himself getting his longer locks, which he grew during lockdown, cut by hair stylist Cat Coogan ahead of filming 

The hairdresser made sure she took social-distancing measures as she wore a face mask, visor and plastic apron.

Martin shared a before and after snap, which he captioned: 'This woman’s surgical with scissors.' 

The star also posted up a picture of himself in police uniform teasing fans: 'In The civvies, must be Line of Duty 6.' 

Vicky took to Instagram to post a picture of herself with Martin at a distance, which she captioned: 'Hello mate' 

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.'

Back to it! The star also posted up a picture of himself in police uniform teasing fans: 'In The civvies, must be Line of Duty 6.'

Back to it! The star also posted up a picture of himself in police uniform teasing fans: 'In The civvies, must be Line of Duty 6.'

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

Martin, 36, said: 'It's been a long few months

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