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The acclaimed British drama returns for a second series, with a new police corruption story told over six episodes. When a police convoy is ambushed and a protected witness seriously injured, DI Lindsay Denton (Keeley Hawes, MI-5) is the sole surviving officer. At first the most valuable witness, she becomes the prime suspect. With Mark Bonnar, Martin Compston, and Vicky McClure.
Includes Behind-the-scenes footage, Deleted and extended scenes, Interviews with the cast and crew.. Like other police units, AC-12 catches criminalsbut the offenders it investigates are fellow officers. When a police convoy is ambushed, leaving three cops dead and a protected witness seriously injured, AC-12 focuses its attention on the one officer who managed to escape the attack unscathed: Detective Inspector Lindsay Denton (Keeley Hawes, MI-5, Ashes to Ashes).
Under the direction of Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar, Ashes to Ashes), partners Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott (Martin Compston, The Great Train Robbery, Ice Cream Girls) and Detective Constable Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure, This is England, Broadchurch) begin to put the pieces of the case together. Their investigation takes them ever higher up the police hierarchy. Hailed as the most enjoyable series the BBC has produced in a long time (The Sunday Times, U.K.), the thriller is back with a bang (The Daily Telegraph, U.K.) in this six-part second series. . Disc 1
After a police convoy is ambushed, the investigation centers on DI Lindsay Denton, the sole survivor. Why did Denton allow a police convoy to proceed without backup and without firearms? Why take the route she did? How did the ambushers know? Denton quickly goes from valuable witness to prime suspect.
Evidence against Denton begins to mount, but she won't go down without a fight. The increasingly erratic detective begins to uncover past actions that put her investigatorsDS Arnott, DC Fleming, and Superintendent Hastingson the defensive.
Targeted while in prison, Denton confides to Fleming why she thinks she is being set up. Meanwhile, the mutilated body of a teenage girl is found buried under a collapsed garage door.
Denton alleges a high-level conspiracy and cover-up. Only when she is granted special dispensation to leave prison to visit her dying mother do Arnott and Fleming begin to realize the danger she is in.
While Denton fights for her life, details emerge of her relationship with a senior police officer. Hastings faces the prospect of having to confront a superior who holds the superintendent's future in his hands.
As more facts about the ambush start to emerge, Denton seems to have found an advocate and ally in Arnott. Fleming takes a different view, however, and is determined to prove both of them wrong.. Martin Compston... Steve Arnott / ... (11 episodes, 2012-2014)
Vicky McClure... Kate Fleming / ... (11 episodes, 2012-2014)
Adrian Dunbar... Ted Hastings / ... (11 episodes, 2012-2014)
Craig Parkinson... Cottan (9 episodes, 2012-2014)
Neil Morrissey... DC Nigel Morton / ... (7 episodes, 2012-2014)
Keeley Hawes... Lindsay Denton (6 episodes, 2014)
Mark Bonnar... DCC Mike Dryden / ... (6 episodes, 2014)
Lennie James... DCI Tony Gates (5 episodes, 2012)
Fiona Boylan... WPC Karen Larkin (5 episodes, 2012)
Kate Ashfield... Jools Gates (5 episodes, 2012)
Claire Keelan ... DS Leah Janson (5 episodes, 2012)
Tony Pitts... CS Hargreaves (5 episodes, 2014)
Saffron Davies... Chloe Tate (5 episodes, 2012)
Jordyn-Eve Davis Greene... Natalie Tate (5 episodes, 2012)
Paul Higgins... CS Derek Hilton (5 episodes, 2012)