Maya Sondhi starred as Maneet Bindra in 'Line Of Duty' and has now written a police procedural of her own.
The showrunner will be given a medal by the Prince of Wales and Princess Royal for his services to TV drama.
The actor clears up her character's controversial decision to remove her helmet.
Kelly Macdonald was the show's big guest star for its sixth series, but she hasn't got around to watching it.
The upcoming series will star Vicky McClure, Sheridan Smith, Martin Compston and Joe Cole.
Mercurio – who also created 'Bodyguard' and 'Bodies' – reportedly got angry when a reporter broached the subject.
The BBC's Line of Duty has found an unlikely fan in the shape of best-selling author Stephen King.
The series focuses on counter terrorism policing and the work of the Metropolitan Police Bomb Disposal Squad.
As cold-hearted DCS Carmichael, Anna Maxwell Martin had fans raging - but what did she think of the final big H reveal?
'Line of Duty' creator Jed Mercurio has defended the finale episode following audience research results show 'far less extreme picture.'
The creator of the hit police drama has revealed his hint in the very first series as to which police officer was corrupt insider 'H'.
The stars of the BBC crime drama promised to all get AC12 tattoos if the show got 12 million viewers.
Martin Compston is from Greenock in Scotland, which came as a surprise to 'Line of Duty' fans.