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Line Of Duty Fans 'Mind Blown' After Hearing Martin Compston's Real Accent

Line Of Duty Fans 'Mind Blown' After Hearing Martin Compston's Real Accent

"His real accent still blows my mind".

Gregory Robinson

Gregory Robinson

More than a month has passed since fans bid farewell to Line of Duty after its gripping finale, but the cast still manage to surprise viewers in the most unexpected ways.

Martin Compston, who plays Steve Arnott in the BBC series, has once again left fans shook after speaking in his real accent on Instagram.

Watch the clip below:

In case you didn't know, Martin is actually Scottish but his character Steve is English. This has led to some of the hit show's viewers to believe Martin is also English.

Martin's real accent came to light once again after he posted a video on Instagram for Soccer Aid where he discussed Scotland taking part in the UEFA European Football Championship.

"His real accent still blows my mind," said a fan in the comments section.

Martin Compston is actually Scottish (

One fan said: "It's just so weird hearing you speak like this x"

While a second person said: "After enjoying Line of Duty (enjoying? Obsessing?! ) for a few years, I only just found out about your true accent.

Another Line of Duty fan said: "I'm just here for all the ... 'oh my god you're Scottish', 'you sound so different.'"

Steve Arnott and the rest of AC-12 returned to our screens March after two years away. In series 6 viewers watched several plot twists that had them gripped from the offset as they investigated the unsolved murder of Gail Vella and finally figured out the identity of H.

Line of Duty fans were shocked to hear Martin's real accent (

In related news, Martin's Line of Duty co-star Vicky McClure, who played Detective Inspector Kate Fleming in the BBC police drama, and Adrian Lester have joined forces to play bomb disposal operatives known as 'Expos' in ITV's new six-part thriller series, Trigger Point.

The new series is currently in production and was written by screenwriting newcomer, Daniel Brierley, and produced by Jed Mercurio's HTM Television.

The crime drama and will focus on counter terrorism policing and the "extraordinary" work of the Metropolitan Police Bomb Disposal Squad.

Featured Image Credit: Martin Compston/Instagram

Topics: News, Celebrity News, Line of Duty