MARTIN Compston is "delighted" to have finished up filming for the next series of Line of Duty. 

Series six of the thrilling BBC cop drama will air next spring. 

The Greenock-born star praised the production team's safety protocols, which were put in place to allow filming to go ahead despite the pandemic. 

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Actors and the crew were put in work bubbles to stem prevent a Covid outbreak occurring among the show's team. 

But the bubble meant staying apart from family and Martin said he was now looking forward to spending some "quality time" with his wife. 

He announced he would be taking a break from social media too.

In a post on Twitter, Martin spoke about the challenges of working during Covid-19. 

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He wrote: "It was a different way of filming to get used to but we were luck to get back to doing a job we love. 

"The scripts from Jed Mercurio were superb as ever and we gave it everything we had, so fingers crossed."

He added: "Tip of the cap to the production team for putting the protocols in place to provide a safe working environment and to the phenomenal crew, having the discipline and determination to work within the new parameters and get us over the line."