Go behind the scenes on the filming of Line of Duty season 5

26 November 2018, 12:03 | Updated: 26 November 2018, 17:50

Martin Compston and the stars of Line of Duty have shared photos on set while shooting the hit BBC police drama.

Last year it was confirmed that Line of Duty had been commissioned for another two series, which meant those obsessed with the police drama still had many more nail-biting moments to come.

Since then, we've been treated to a 15-second teaser trailer and even been given a first look at new cast members- with Stephen Graham confirmed as Balaclava Man.

Watch it above, courtesy of BBC One.

First look at Stephen Graham in Line Of Duty Season 5
First look at Stephen Graham in Line Of Duty Season 5. Picture: Press/ BBC One

Now, as filming has begun on the fifth instalment of the AC12 drama, its stars have shared images and videos of what the cast have been getting up to behind the scenes.

See some of the best here...

October saw the Martin Compston - who plays Steve Arnott - tease he was officially "back to work" with a throwback snap.

His first behind the scenes saw Compston standing in a creepy-looking alley way, with the caption: "Freezing night, dark alley. It’s what we do #lineofduty5".

Creator Jed Mecurio shared his view of AC12 from behind the camera:

Comspton also teased on the same day that he'd shot a scene which included one of AC12's now famous interviews.

Another photo saw his cast mates Vicky McClure and Adrian Dumbar, who play Kate Flemings and Superintendent Ted Hastings respectively, take time out to have a smoothie break.

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Smoothies with these 2 smoothies #LOD5

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It might be a gritty drama, but hair and makeup are still a must- with the cast getting their faces powdered in the snap below:

Director John Strickland shared the same image on Twitter, along with two others including a sketch of Balaclava Man.

In this photo, a grinning Compston sits on the floor of the AC12 office, joking that he's been flat out all day with the caption: "Loooooong day at the office. Hastings making us put in the overtime #likethebattle #AC12"

Who knew that Compston and Mclure gave their characters a joint name? Flemnott is pretty strong... as is their waistcoat game in the image below:

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Flemnott rides again #teamwaistcoat #LOD5

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And if that wasn't enough fun, the team even had the time to lend their mate a helping hand and promote her product in between filming.

Watch it here:

Exciting stuff!

READ MORE: What we know about Line of Duty Season 5 so far...

Watch Martin Compston talk about his Line of Duty fame:

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