Line of Duty Martin Compston has hinted that a major character from the second series could return for the finale on Sunday night – and even be ‘H’.
The actor, 36, – who plays DI Steve Arnott – shared a new video on his Twitter Friday as he walked around with Mark Bonnar, who played DCC Mike Dryden.
In the 13 second clip, Martin sang the alphabet, but when he got to the letter H, Mark stepped up next to him and stared into the camera.
Clue? Line of Duty’s Martin Compston has hinted that a major character from the second series could return for the finale on Sunday night – and even be ‘H’
Martin then said, ‘Oh, hello Mark,’ before the pair burst out laughing.
The new video seems to indicate that DCC Dryden will return for the final after serving a suspended sentence for disrupting justice in series two.
On that series, it was revealed that he was having an affair with DS Lindsay Denton – played by Keeley Hawes – before pressuring her to have an abortion.
Funny: The actor, 36, – who plays DS Steve Arnott – shared a new video on his Twitter on Friday as he walked around with Mark Bonnar, who played DCC Mike Dryden.
Coming back? The new video seems to indicate that DCC Dryden will return for the final after serving a suspended sentence for disrupting justice in series two.
He then used Carly Kirk, the sex trafficking victim of then-OCD leader Tommy Hunter, and authorized the operation to kill Hunter, for which Denton was subsequently charged.
Fans went crazy over the video, wondering if DCC Dryden is the infamous ‘H’.
One of them said: ‘Ehhhhh he stopped just before he said H !!!!!!! He popped up on H !!!!!!! ‘
Hint? In the 13 second clip, Martin sang the alphabet, but when he got to the letter H, Mark appeared next to him and stared into the camera
Rumors: The new video was posted ahead of the highly anticipated finale to air Sunday night
Another wrote: ‘Oooo why are they together, is he’ H ‘?
A third said, ‘Is this a clue,’ while another wrote, ‘H … I, J …. oh wait a minute. I see what you did there !! #WhoTheHisH ‘.
It comes after Martin did it revealed that the BBC drama could come to an end sooner than anyone thinks.
Martin – who previously revealed that executive decisions on the series are “ above his salary ” – cast doubt on the show’s future during an appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show.
Excitement: Fans went crazy over the video, wondering if DCC Dryden is indeed the infamous ‘H’
In scenes seen on Saturday’s broadcast of the ITV show, he said: ‘We’re not just coming back. That’s for sure. We’ll be back when there’s a story to tell.
‘If it ends well, sometimes it’s best to leave it alone. But we really don’t know. ‘
The confession comes after Martin teased that fans will get some ‘big answers’ during Sunday’s finale, admitting that he believes this could be the ‘perfect ending’ to the police drama.
During the Shrine Of Duty podcast, Martin confessed that he thinks Sunday’s episode could be the best way to wrap up the ‘story arc’ – but he declined to rule out another series.
Sad: It comes after Martin revealed that the BBC drama may end sooner than anyone thinks
When asked if viewers will find out who the illusory ‘H’ is, Martin said, ‘I wouldn’t go all the way to the Jo Davidson route without commentary – but what I’ll tell you is that I think there will be a lot of rewards next Sunday. come. .
“There are a lot of great answers and it is deserved, people have stayed with us for a long time, so there comes a point where the story arc ends.”
Martin also indicated if series seven is likely, after show bosses previously claimed they thought the current season would be the last.
One to watch: Martin stars as DI Steve Arnott in the drama alongside Vicky McClure as DI Kate Fleming and Adrian Dunbar as Superintendent Ted Hastings
He said, ‘We don’t know [if there will be another] – that’s nothing new. Jed always needs time after a series, like a few months.
‘There are many things that are above my salary level, such as analyzes and target group scores. He takes the emotion out and looks at it. ‘
Granted it could be the ‘perfect ending’, he said, ‘It’s different this year because we have to see it in terms of, do people want us back? After 10 years, you start thinking about inheritance, and if things go that well, it might be the perfect ending. ‘
‘But then maybe we’ll go for a few more months and … what I’ll say is we won’t do one just to do it. Jed only does it when there is a story to tell. ‘
Teaser: Martin also teased that fans will get some ‘big answers’ during the finale as he admitted that he believes this could be the ‘perfect ending’ to the police drama.