As Superintendent Ted Hastings (played by Adrian Dunbar), DI Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), DI Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) and DC Chloe Bishop (Shalom Brune-Franklin) uncovered H and the fourth man assisting the OCG, fans were left with more questions than answers. Now, creator Jed Mercurio has hinted Line of Duty could return for another series.
WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Line of Duty season 6, episode 7.
After weeks of searching and speculation, Ian Buckells (Nigel Boyle) was uncovered as the final H.
The blundering DSI was able to cover up his corruption by appearing to be an idiot however his time was up thanks to DC Bishop, who revealed he was H due to his misspelling of “definitely”.
The final saw Buckells locked up in a secure prison while the fate of AC-12 hung in the balance as Superintendent Hastings was pushed into retirement.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
DI Fleming and DI Arnott were then left reporting to DSC Patricia Carmichael (Anna Maxwell Martin) who has taken over AC-12 and merged it with AC-3.
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Line of Duty season 7: Jed Mercurio hints AC-12 will return as fan slam final H twist (Image: BBC)
Line of Duty season 7: Ian Buckells was revealed as H in the final episode (Image: BBC)
Many of those tuning into the final were left disappointed by the H twist but it seems there may be more story to be told.
Alongside an imaged of AC-12’s sign, he simply wrote: “Carry the fire.”
Does this mean AC-12 will return to fight another and uncover more corrupt officers?
The tweet came as fans expressed their anger over how the latest series ended. While Jed did not allow replies to his AC-12 tweet, fans commented on an earlier message.
Line of Duty season 7: Ian Buckells' reveal left many fans disappointed (Image: BBC)
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