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Immediately after Rubina and Arshi’s showdown, the captaincy activity triggers another collision among Rahul Vaidya and Eijaz Khan. Rahul takes on Eijaz for exhibiting his genuine shades and disrespecting ladies inside the residence, as he observed matters through his shorter exit from the dwelling, which were being in any other case concealed from him. Though Eijaz continues his quarrel, Rahul is irked and heads to settle the score. He prices in the direction of Eijaz in anger.

The future stage of the activity starts with Rubina Dilaik, Rahul Mahajan and Jasmin Bhasin and Aly Goni inside of the BB Duck Park. This a person currently being unique in its very own way as Rahul Mahajan provides his own quirks and pleasurable to the job, though Rubina plays alongside. Though it appears to be fun, concealed at the rear of the smiling faces and amusing functions is the undying want to gain the captain’s title for the week.

Later on in the working day, Rakhi Sawant and Nikki Tamboli get into an argument above their friendship with Rahul Mahajan. Though Rakhi offers of her 12-year prolonged friendship with the senior Rahul, Nikki rubishes it and claims that Rahul talks otherwise about their friendship. Shocked Rakhi Sawant, interrogates Rahul Mahajan which in the end turns into a enjoyment banter, leaving everyone in splits.

But the principal problem remains. Who will be the subsequent to put on the captain’s crown this 7 days?

Also Read: ‘Bigg Boss 14’ Prepared Updates, Day 73: Rubina Dilaik and Arshi Khan have an epic showdown

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Line of Duty is back – and this explosive opener was worth the wait

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<p>Kate, left, has jumped ship to Joanne Davidson’s murder investigation unit</p>

While series five concluded on a bombshell about the vast scale of institutional corruption in the force (just got your head around the idea of ‘H’? Sorry, there are now four ‘H’ figures, one of whom is still at large), the new season opener scaled things back a little, introducing us to Kelly Macdonald’s DCI Joanne Davidson, while still including plenty of nods to cases past.

Naturally, there are spoilers galore ahead as we recap and reflect on the first episode, so if you’re yet to catch up on episode one, give this review a wider berth than a police officer flogging shares in the Kettle Bell Property Complex…

Kate, left, has jumped ship to Joanne Davidson’s murder investigation unit

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Cheat sheet

  • DCI Joanne Davidson is the senior investigating officer looking into the murder of journalist Gail Vella (Andi Osho). Using information obtained from an informant, her team has finally identified a suspect – but the arrest goes awry when Davidson spots a possible getaway car, which she believes is part of an armed robbery, en route and delays the operation. Red flag!
  • When her team finally arrives at the location, they arrest a familiar face – it’s Terry Boyle, who has learning difficulties and has previously been exploited by the organised crime gang, who used his other residence for, ahem, chilling purposes in S1 and 5.
  • He’s arrested, but we soon learn that the flat has also been linked to someone named Carl Banks. Only the informant would be able to positively identify the suspect, but said informant is subsequently found dead. Even bigger red flag.
  • DI Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) has – sob – left anti-corruption to join Davidson’s murder investigation unit. Over at AC-12 HQ, DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) is bored out of his mind and Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) still has a mark against his name after he was accused of being bent in S5.
  • Davidson’s colleague DS Farida Jatri (Anneika Rose) raises her doubts about her boss’s integrity with Steve, who persuades Hastings to open an investigation into her conduct. He tries to get Kate on board to do some digging, but she’s not entirely convinced – surely everyone would suspect the former anti-corruption undercover officer as a rat?
  • Here’s a final act plot twist – Davidson and Farida used to be a couple, and the latter does not appear to be taking their break-up well.
  • Boyle is released from custody without being charged – cue meaningful middle-distance stare from Davidson.

The verdict

Opening with a nerve-shredding set piece, an enigmatic central character and a fusillade of acronyms and police-speak (who or what is a chis? What’s the PNC? Is 1A on the matrix good or bad? I have precisely no idea, and that’s part of the fun), this had all the hallmarks of a classic Line of Duty opener, but never felt like a case of bent coppers-by-numbers.  In the best way, it recalled the first episode of the show’s superlative second series: could Macdonald’s intriguing, softly-spoken Davidson become an anti-hero to rival Keeley Hawes’ Lindsay Denton?

Series five’s final ‘H’ revelation, which hinged around footage of a dying DI Matthew ‘Dot’ Cottan somehow having the wherewithal to tap out clues in Morse code after being gunned down, stretched the bounds of possibility to the limit, so it’s a relief that Mercurio has – for now at least – scaled the story back down from that overarching, brain-frazzling conspiracy.

Morale is low over at AC-12

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That said, though, there were still plenty of callbacks to please (and baffle) dedicated AC-12 wannabes – not least in the sheer volume of returning characters. As well as Terry, we also got reacquainted with Farida, who was previously part of Roz Huntley (Thandie Newton)’s squad in series four, Steve’s ex Nicola, who he met for an awkward coffee date slash networking opportunity, and Davidson’s superintendent, a patronising jobsworth who has managed to be both infuriating and entirely forgettable when he’s popped up in past seasons (so unmemorable is he that I simply cannot remember his name, but perhaps that will change as this case unfolds).

We’re so used to Kate infiltrating other departments as part of her undercover remit that it wasn’t too much of a shock to see her in Davidson’s team – until she answered to her real surname, rather than an alias, and the realisation that AC-12 has lost its most capable operative started to sink in. I’ve not felt pain like this since Zayn left One Direction.

Steve wants to step away from anti-corruption

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Her old squad are clearly floundering without her. Waistcoat warrior Steve has been reduced to looking into dodgy expense claims and allegations of skiving, so it’s not a huge surprise that he feels he’s “reached the end of the line in anti-corruption” and is on the hunt for a new gig (what’s slightly more surprising is that he’s using his ex-girlfriends as a form of IRL LinkedIn, but he’s never been particularly good at separating the personal and the professional). Meanwhile Ted keeps getting frozen out of top-level meetings by the Deputy Chief Constable and is taking it personally.

New recruit Chloe Bishop, played by Shalom Brune-Franklin

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No wonder they’re both keen to probe further into Davidson’s case when Farida shares her concerns – and a new investigation means there will hopefully be more for rookie recruit DC Chloe Bishop (Shalom Brune-Franklin) to get stuck into. Her airtime in this episode is minimal, but she’s already won over this viewer by suggesting that the young lads involved in the dubious armed robbery-slash-potential diversion have “never robbed anything bigger than their local Greggs.”

Burning questions

Who is Carl Banks and what are his links to organised crime? His surname is hardly uncommon, but could Carl be a close relation of Lee Banks, the OCG member who killed PC Maneet Bindra in S5 and was later locked up – only to be seen having a deeply suspicious chat with Ted before the gang brutally murdered undercover officer John Corbett (Stephen Graham)?

Can we trust Farida to give a clear-sighted assessment of her ex? Thanks to those dubious conversations with her superintendent (“If this is going to go the way we want…”), it’s clear that all is not well with DCI Davidson – and according to Farida’s tearful phone call to Steve, we “have no idea what she’s capable of!” However, AC-12’s new source is not an entirely objective narrator, and it’s possible that her scathing judgement of her ex has been coloured by romantic rejection.

What happened to Davidson’s mum? Our latest possibly bent copper seems extremely prickly about her background, telling Farida that she never introduced her to her family because she “has none.” Back at her flat, though, the camera lingers ponderously on an old photo that appears to show a younger Davidson with her mum – that’s Line of Duty code for ‘this will be important later.’ Does Davidson have a personal link to a historic case, perhaps, that might tie her to AC-12’s wider investigation of organised crime? Or is this just another Mercurio diversion tactic?

Is anyone on this show going to acknowledge that Jackie Laverty’s body has been in a freezer for nearly a decade? When the forensics team turned Boyle’s flat upside down, they discovered markings on the floor and fluid consistent with a fridge or freezer, which has since been moved from the site. In S5, one gruesome scene revealed that said freezer contained the body of Jackie Laverty (Gina McKee), the mistress of DCI Tony Gates who was brutally killed by a gang of masked criminals all the way back in S1. Does this mean that the police will finally release that Laverty’s missing person case should actually be a murder investigation?

The Ted Hastings catchphrase-ometer

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Poor old Ted was on slightly subdued form in this opening episode, clearly still bruised from being dragged up in front of the deputy chief superintendent for questioning in the S5 finale. Hence our catchphrase bingo cards remained empty, with barely even a ‘fella’ to speak of – though berating Stevie boy for looking gormless by asking “What are you waiting for, a puff of white smoke?” felt like classic Hastings.

Line of Duty series six continues at 9pm on March 28, BBC One. Series one to five are available to stream on BBC iPlayer.

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