First images released of Kelly Macdonald in Line of Duty

THE FIRST images have been released of Glasgow-born star Kelly Macdonald in her new role for hit series Line of Duty.

The actress, 44, will play Detective Chief Inspector Joanne Davidson, the senior investigating officer on an unsolved murder case whose unconventional conduct attracts the attention of AC-12.

She is best known for her roles in Trainspotting, Gosford Park, and Boardwalk Empire.

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Glasgow Times:

The sixth series of the crime drama wrapped filming yesterday in Northern Ireland and will air on BBC One in 2021.

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio said: “Thanks so much to our brilliant cast and crew who applied rigorous CoViD safety measures to deliver Line of Duty six to our wonderful fans.

“We’re all immensely grateful to World Productions and the BBC for the unswerving support they’ve given us in a time of unprecedented challenges to UK television production.”

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