Line of Duty certainly hit the ground running. The explosive opening saw a squad of officers storm a London flat and shoot a prospective terrorist in the head while he was holding his baby. You never got that sort of thing on The Bill.
Unfortunately, it was the wrong flat – and the wrong man. A bold and dramatic way to highlight the fact that we were watching a drama about the bungled policing of today: of mistaken identities, kettling, riots and red tape, where old men who just ‘want something done’ about a burglary are offered tea, empathised with and then shown the door.
Read the rest of the review on MSN TV here