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The psychology of crime: Why we’re obsessed with TV thrillers

23 April, 2021

If you’re not one of the 13.8 million viewers who have been tuning into hit BBC show Line of Duty each week – what have you been doing?

The gripping police corruption drama has returned to our screens for a sixth series where we’ve seen the AC-12 gang (that’s anti-corruption for the uninitiated) try to uncover the enormous hold that an OCG (organised crime group) has on Britain’s police force.

Created by Jed Mercurio, each episode has been more edge-of-seat than the last and the nation is well and truly hooked too, with the show trending on Twitter each week, several hours before broadcast.

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