The true accent of Duty star Martin Compston shone in a moment of football cheer on the set.
The 36-year-old actor took to Twitter to share a funny moment on the set where he disbanded the character of his role as DI Steve Arnott.
Despite playing Steve with a Southern England accent, the actor’s Scottish roots shone emotionally at the moment of football’s success for the Scottish national team as they qualified for Euro 2020.
In the clip, Martin is seen filming in his police car and is then heard asking for time for “two seconds”.
There is then a long pause as Martin is seen listening to the game before he drifts into a screaming cheer and dances enthusiastically, shouting, “Come! “
The actor shouted: “Come on, Scotland!” “
Along with the video, Martin tweeted: “With the app2app2appolates spoiler I can reveal what happens when you’re in the middle of a bent brass but @ScotlandNT Are on penalties for ending 20 years of grief. ”
He then jokingly guessed, “Steve to the Scots at zero seconds.” [man dancing emoji, Scottish flag emoji] #yessirwecanboogie «.
Born and raised in Greenock, Scotland, Martin himself had a brief professional football career for Greenock Morton FC after leaving school.
However, before winning the Most Promising Award at the British Independent Film Awards in 2002, his acting career for director Ken Loach’s film Sweet Sixteen was successful when he was selected.
Martin’s career has steadily increased since then, particularly for his popular role as Steve in Line of Duty.
His on-screen alter-ego has definitely cut his work for him in the sixth series of the BBC crime drama as he and boss Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) and new DC partner Chloe Bishop (Shalom Brune-Franklin) work. Are to uncover corruption in an investigation led by esoteric DCI Joan Davidson (guest star Kelly Macdonald).
However, can Steve trust his old friend and co-worker, DI Kate Fleming (Vicky McClair)?
* Line of duty continues on BBC One at 9 am on Sunday.
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