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Line Of Duty role for Will Mellor

Published 27/04/2015

Will Mellor is joining the cast for the third series of award-winning crime drama Line Of Duty
Will Mellor is joining the cast for the third series of award-winning crime drama Line Of Duty

Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps star Will Mellor is joining the cast of crime drama Line Of Duty.

The actor, who first found fame in Hollyoaks, joins Daniel Mays, who plays Sergeant Danny Waldron, in the third series of the award-winning show.

Both men play members of a firearms unit, along with Arsher Ali and Leanne Best, which comes under investigation.

Martin Compston, Vicky McClure and Adrian Dunbar are among the stars returning to the show which is about an anti-corruption unit working within the force.

Its creator, J ed Mercurio, said: "Sergeant Danny Waldron appears to run a team of crack firearms officers, but hidden tensions simmer beneath the surface. We're all hugely excited that Will Mellor, Arsher Ali and Leanne Best have agreed to play these pivotal roles."

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