LINE of Duty's Ryan Pilkington actor goes through a unique shower ritual to prepare for the show's epic stunts. Gregory Piper's character has a significant role to play in series six of the crime drama , which continues this Sunday on BBC One. In episode three, Ryan killed PC Lisa Patel by steering the police car off the road and into a reservoir. He tried to do the same to key witness Terry Boyle, who was also in the car but thankfully Kate Fleming was following and spotted them in the water before Ryan could commit a double murder. It is not easy to film a scene so intense and Gregory, 23, revealed he took cold showers prior to filming to prepare himself for filming in a cold reservoir. He told The Metro: "It was shot in mid-November so it was very, very cold. I’d been preparing by having freezing cold showers. As soon as you came out of the water people met you with hot water bottles." Asked how he feels to be one UK TV's biggest bad boys, Gregory chuckled: … [Read more...] about Line of Duty’s Ryan Pilkington actor reveals bizarre shower ritual to prepare for show’s epic stunts
LINE of Duty is the show that EVERYONE is talking about, and if they're not talking about it, they're tweeting about it. The BBC crime drama's sixth series is as gripping as any fan would hope, with many desperately trying to work out who the next 'H' is. The latest episode was the most explosive of the series so far , with Ted Hastings being forced to retire from his lifelong quest to find 'bent coppers', while AC-12 is set to be merged with two other police anti-corruption units too. To top it all off, the episode ended on a cliffhanger over who DCI Jo Davidson's secret blood relative is. With so much drama and complex twists and turns, it's no wonder the Internet is full of hilarious memes from viewers to illustrate how they feel about the show. Here are some of the best ones. BAD FOR BUCKELLS DS Ian Buckells confessed to being corrupt - and pretty stupid - in the latest episode, and was sent to prison. His scenes immediately led to a flurry of memes … [Read more...] about Line of Duty’s most hilarious memes – how many iconic catchphrases do you recognise?
LINE Of Duty fans were bowled over by the news that mysterious DSI Joanne Davidson has criminal blood ties. Already, viewers are coming up with theories about who the criminal could be - and one name under interrogation is Tommy Hunter. Here's what we know about him... Who is Line of Duty's Tommy Hunter? Longtime Line of Duty fans will be familiar with Tommy Hunter. He was the first ever leader of the organised crime group back in series one. He was a also a paedophile - you might remember him as the man who groomed Matthew 'Dot' Cotton as a teenager after employing him as a golf caddy. But until now, it has been assumed that Tommy is dead. In season two, he was taken to the Intensive Care Unit of South Central Hospital after the huge ambush in season two. But whilst he was in hospital, DC Jeremy Cole disguised as a nurse supposedly killed him by injecting air into his IV line. In his dying moments, it is revealed that Tommy Hunter hadn't been turned after … [Read more...] about Who is Line of Duty’s Tommy Hunter and is he related to DSI Jo Davidson?
Violence has once again escalated in the cities of Goma, Beni and Butembo in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo). A group of young people destroyed houses and shops and torched car tires to show their anger with the United Nations' (UN) blue helmets, who are part of the ongoing MONUSCO peacekeeping mission, alongside the Congolese army and the police. The combined security forces appear to have proved incapable of protecting the population from marauding gangs and militias in the region. In the past few weeks, rebel attacks have risen sharply. According to the UN, the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), affiliated with the so-called Islamic State, have killed more than 200 people since the beginning of the year and forced another 40,000 to flee their homes. Now the patience of many young people is wearing thin. They have taken to shouting slogans directed at security forces, such as: "You have failed miserably," "you do not protect the civilian … [Read more...] about DR Congo still gripped with violence despite new government
Harry Styles sent social media into meltdown after images of the One Direction star dressed as Ariel from The Little Mermaid surfaced online. The 27-year-old Watermelon Sugar artist, who reportedly turned down a role in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, donned a striking red wig as he posed for the shots. The photoshoot appears to have taken place in 2019 when he posed as Ariel for Saturday Night Live. In the snaps, that are currently circulating social media, Harry wore a turquoise fishtail and a shell bra as he reclined in a pink velvet chair. He then pulled a series of edgy poses as he toasted with a glass of champagne and gripped a cigarette between his fingers while showing off his tattoos. While some of the images have since been removed from social media, Harry Styles' fans have flocked to Twitter to share their appreciation of the snaps. "Did you see Harry's Little Mermaid photoshoot??? HE is so awesome I love him. That is why he down the role … [Read more...] about Harry Styles sends fans into meltdown as he dresses as Little Mermaid’s Ariel