Line of Duty fans reveal which character they think is H - according to a poll

The long search for the mysterious corrupt officer H looks set to be concluded in Line of Duty this weekend.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 10:01 am
Adrian Dunbar, Vicky McClure and Martin Compston from Line of Duty. Picture: John Phillips/Getty Images
Adrian Dunbar, Vicky McClure and Martin Compston from Line of Duty. Picture: John Phillips/Getty Images

The hit BBC drama will conclude its sixth season on Sunday night.

It is expected that the search for H will come to an end in the finale.

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Fans have been speculating for weeks – and even years – about the identity of the mysterious corrupt officer.

Ahead of the finale, a poll has revealed which character watchers of the show think is most likely to be H.

YouGov found 22 per cent of viewers believe Chief Constable Philip Osborne is the high ranking corrupt officer.

Detective Chief Superintendent Patricia Carmichael was the second most popular choice after being selected by 19 per cent of viewers.

AC-12’s own Superintendent Ted Hastings and Deputy Chief Constable Andrea Wise came next after they both secured 6 per cent of votes.

The poll found 4 per centof viewers think Marcus Thurwell is the criminal mastermind, with the same amount opting for the show’s former Police and Crime Commissioner Rohan Sindwhani.

Nearly one in five viewers (19 per cent) said they have no clue about who H could be.

Sunday’s penultimate episode of Line Of Duty was watched by an average audience of 11 million and secured 51.7 per cent of the audience share, the BBC previously revealed.

The sixth series of the BBC One show – starring Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston and Kelly Macdonald – will come to an end this weekend.

A seventh series has not yet been announced.

YouGov polled 1,232 Line Of Duty viewers as part of its research.

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