Line of Duty  Season #3 Episode #5
Synopsis: After a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott is transferred to AC-12, a police anti-corruption unit. Alongside Detective Constable Kate Fleming ,they are assigned to lead an investigation into the alleged corruption by a popular and successful officer, Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates. While Gates cleverly manipulates his unit's figures, DS Arnott questions whether Gates is being made a scapegoat for a culture of institutionalized spin, or is guilty of darker corruption.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Actors: Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Craig Parkinson
  5 wins & 23 nominations.
 
IMDB:
8.5
NOT RATED
Year:
2012
60 min
308 Views

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Danny tries to whisper something to Kate.

KATE (V.O)

Before Danny died he tried to say

something.

Kate with Steve.

KATE:

Now I reckon what he said was

“List.”

Steve interviews Hari.

STEVE:

What was Danny onto that meant you

The final report states that these

had to kill him?

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MARTIN COMPSTON VICKY McCLURE

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Dot burns the list of names.

MANEET (V.O)

findings are consistent with a

blood stained note.

See Maneet and Dot.

DOT:

And this is just between us for

now?

Maneet nods, nervous of him.

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Specially

composed by

Carly

Paradis.

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Lindsay with Steve. |

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LINDSAY |

I’m innocent. The question is, are |

you? |

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Pointing at Steve. |

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Steve with Hastings. |

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HASTINGS |

You lied in court. You lied to your |

partner and you lied to me! |

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STEVE |

I did not plant evidence. |

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Kate with Steve. |

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KATE |

We gather the evidence. And the |

people decide. And they’ve decided|

that she didn’t do it. Because you |

couldn’t keep it in your pants. |

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STEVE |

That’s not what happened. |

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Kate having diner in Dot’s apartment. |

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DOT |

There’s seconds here if you fancy? |

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KATE |

Any more and I won’t get off this |

sofa. |

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Hastings and Gill at the restaurant.

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GILL |

I had intended that meeting in a |

more social setting would make this |

less confrontational between us... |

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They kiss. |

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HASTINGS |

I’m a married man. |

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GILL |

Separated. |

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HASTINGS |

I’m sorry, Gill. |

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Hastings exits. |

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Kate with Hastings. She shows him a picture. |

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KATE |

Oliver Stephens-Lloyd, a registered |

social worker with responsibility |

at Sands View. |

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Points to the distribution list, which contains |

Fairbank. |

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KATE |

Chief Superintendent Fairbank had |

nothing to do with this case. He |

ran Vice. |

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See picture of Fairbanks. Dot looking into |

Hastings office. |

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Steve with Fairbanks. |

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STEVE |

Stephens-Lloyd claimed he compiled |

a list of authority figures who|

conducted systematic abuse of boys |

resident at Sands View. |

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FAIRBANK |

I’ve never even heard of this |

Stands Views place. |

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Hastings arrives. Steve watching. |

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HASTINGS |

I hope I’m not too late. |

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Close up as they shake hands. |

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STEVE (V.O)|

I saw the handshake at the door. |

Steve with Kate.

STEVE:

It was masonic.

SUP CAPTION:
WRITTEN AND CREATED BY JED MERCURIO |

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Dot kicks Hari. Next day at the office. Dot with |

stitches. |

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HASTINGS |

I’m putting you in for a |

commendation. |

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Kate smiles. |

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Steve looks through a heavily redacted file. |

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STEVE (V.O)|

Ronan Murphy was interviewed about |

the conspiracy Lindsay Denton was |

convicted of? |

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At home with Sam. |

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STEVE |

None of this was in the file. |

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Hastings hands Steve a file |

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STEVE (V.O)|

And who gave us that file. |

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With Kate. |

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STEVE |

Hastings. |

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PRODUCED BY PETER NORRIS

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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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