Line of Duty script
Line of Duty  Season #2 Episode #6 (2012)
Synopsis: Line of Duty is a British police procedural television series created by Jed Mercurio that premiered on 26 June 2012. It is the most popular drama series broadcast on BBC Two in the multichannel era and is a winner of the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama Series. Line of Duty was included in a list of the Top 50 BBC Two shows of all-time, in a list of the 80 best BBC shows of all time and was the highest ranked current series in a list of the best cop shows of all time.

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Hastings warns Hargreaves.

HASTINGS:

We’re coming after all the bastards

who got in our way.

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PRODUCER CREDIT:

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Lindsay gets bail.

JUDGE:

I grant bail.

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Lindsay gets tagged at home.

PROSECUTOR:

The defendant will be

electronically tagged.

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Lindsay sits on the sofa with Steve.

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LINDSAY:

I got rid of a cat for Mike.

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Steve studies Lindsay’s medical records. She had an abortion.

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Lindsay watches TV.

TV NEWS READER:

The suspect is believed to be

Deputy Chief Constable Mike Dryden.

She looks darkly gratified by Dryden’s downfall.

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DIRECTOR CREDIT:

END OF RECAP;

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EXT. CHURCH YARD. LATER THAT DAY.

This is a small church yard hosting a small private service.

The mourners, only a dozen, are mainly elderly friends of

Lindsay’s mum.

A coffin is lowered into a freshly dug grave. The headstone

reads:

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ELIZABETH ANNE DENTON

BELOVED WIFE AND MOTHER

6.7.1938-9.10.13

VICAR:

Let us commend Elizabeth to the

mercy of God. We therefore commit

her body to the ground; earth to

earth, ashes to ashes, dust to

dust; in the sure and certain hope

of the Resurrection to eternal

life.

Lindsay wipes tears from her cheeks.

Her hand seeks out Steve’s. He feels her hand grip his and he

supports her, but he also registers an odd feeling of their

physical closeness.

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608A OMITTED

608B INT. GENERAL HOSPITAL. TRAUMA PRIVATE ROOM. LATER THAT DAY.

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Jed Mercurio

Jed Mercurio (born 1966) is a British television writer, producer, director and novelist. He is reported to be one of the few British script-writers to work as a U.S.-style showrunner. A former hospital physician and RAF officer, Mercurio has been ranked among UK television's leading writers by TV-industry magazine Broadcast. more…

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