BBC Sounds trends

BBC Sounds trends show the nation’s tastes for Q2 2021

The current ratings (Q2 2021) show how the BBC Sounds trends mirror our viewing habits BBC Sounds attracted a weekly audience of 3.7 million users across the app, website and voice activated devices between April and June, with a peak of 3.9 million during the week of the Line Of Duty finale. Latest data shows … >

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iPlayer sets new records - stats for the first half of 2021

iPlayer sets new ratings records in the first half of 2021

Drama and sport fans helped as BBC iPlayer sets new records for the first half of the year in 2021 Programmes were streamed over 3.3 billion times between January and June this year, up 8% on the same period last year, and up a massive 59% on the same period in 2019 following huge growth … >

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Anna Maxwell Martin returns to Line of Duty

Anna Maxwell Martin returns to Line of Duty this Sunday

Anna Maxwell Martin returns to Line of Duty as DCS Patricia Carmichael this Sunday As excitement builds in this latest series of Line of Duty, everything may be about to change with a familiar (and unwelcome to some) face returning to the show. The BBC is keeping details very much under wraps, but we do … >

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Line of Duty series 6 finishes filming

The BBC has confirmed filming is complete on Line of Duty series 6. Here’s everything we know so far about next year’s new series. The sixth instalment of Jed Mercurio’s hit crime thriller – which resumed filming at the end of August – wrapped yesterday afternoon in Northern Ireland and will air on BBC One in … >

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Line of Duty: series 5 has started filming

With his new series, Bodyguard doing gangbusters on BBC One right now, Jed Mercurio’s other crime drama, Line of Duty is gearing up for production on its fifth series, according to a tweet by the BBC. The fifth series, along with the sixth, was confirmed back in May 2017, with production set for September this year, so, as … >

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Line Of Duty series 5: first script teased

The time to return to the world of AC-12 is edging closer, with Line Of Duty’s fifth series moving closer. Jed Mercurio has been putting together the scripts for the new run, that’s set to see Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and Adrian Dunbar all return. On his Instagram account, Compston has teased the start of … >

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