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Martin Compston

Martin Compston



United Kingdom

Age: 37

Born: 08 May, 1984

Known for

In Line of Duty as DS Steve Arnottas DS Steve Arnott

in Line of Duty
In Victoria as Dr. Robert Traillas Dr. Robert Traill

in Victoria
In Vigil as Chief Petty Officer Craig Burkeas Chief Petty Officer Craig Burke

in Vigil
In Traces as Daniel MacAfeeas Daniel MacAfee

in Traces

TV Series Starring Martin Compston

The RigThe Rig

When the crew of the Kishorn Bravo oil rig, stationed off the Scottish coast in the North Sea, are due to return to the mainland, a mysterious and all-enveloping fog rolls through and they find themselves cut off from all communication with the shore and the outside world.


Our HouseOur House

Our House tells the four-part story of Fi Lawson, who arrives home one day to find a family of strangers moving into her house and her husband, Bram, has disappeared. As the nightmare takes grip, both Bram and Fi try to make sense of the events that led to a devastating crime and how they each are going to survive the chilling truth.


VigilVigil
BBC One, 2021 | Drama, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

In Vigil, the mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board a Trident nuclear submarine bring the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services. DCI Amy Silva leads an investigation on land and at sea into a conspiracy that threatens the very heart of Britain's nuclear deterrent.


The NestThe Nest
BBC One, 2020 | Drama, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

The Nest is a six-part fictional drama that explores the consequences of a pact between a wealthy couple and a teenage girl that changes all of their lives forever. Dan and Emily are crazy about each other. They live in a huge house in the nicest part of Glasgow and want for nothing. All that's missing is a baby - and they've been trying for years. Through a chance encounter they meet Kaya, an 18 year old from the other side of the city, whose life is as precarious at theirs is comfortable. When Kaya agrees to carry their baby, it feels like they were meant to meet but was it really by chance? Who is Kaya and what has brought her to this couple? Can the dreams of Kaya, Emily and Dan be fulfilled or have all three embarked on a relationship of mutually assured destruction?


TracesTraces
Alibi, 2019 | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Traces is set in Scotland and follows three women who must use the rigors of forensics to uncover the truth about an unsolved murder case.


VictoriaVictoria
ITV, 2016 | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

The ambitious eight-part drama follows the early life of Queen Victoria, from her accession to the throne at the tender age of 18 through to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Victoria went on to rule for 63 years, and was our longest-serving monarch until she was overtaken by Elizabeth II on 9th September this year. Rufus Sewell stars as Lord Melbourne, Victoria's first prime minister. The two immediately connected and their intimate friendship became a popular source of gossip that threatened to destabilize the Government - angering both Tory and Whigs alike.


In Plain Sight (2016)In Plain Sight (2016)
ITV, 2016 | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Mini-Series
Rating: 5/5

In Plain Sight is a three-part mini-series based on the true story of Lanarkshire detective William Muncie's quest to bring to justice notorious Scottish killer Peter Manuel. Douglas Henshall (Collision, Shetland) takes the role of William Muncie whilst Peter Manuel is played by Martin Compston (Line of Duty). Muncie first arrested Manuel in 1946 for housebreaking, but also successfully convicted him for a string of sexual assaults. Manuel vowed revenge. Released from prison in 1955, Manuel embarked on a two-year killing spree, claiming eight lives in the close-knit communities of South Lanarkshire. Manuel evaded capture for so long because he was unlike anything the local police had ever encountered: A murderer without any discernible motive whose victims were chosen at random. Muncie was the one man who had Manuel's measure and doggedly refused to give up until Manuel was brought to justice.


The Great Train RobberyThe Great Train Robbery
BBC One, 2013 | Drama, Crime, Thriller, History
Rating: 3/5

This show features two feature length episodes telling the story behind the most infamous heist in British history on its 50th anniversary.


The Ice Cream GirlsThe Ice Cream Girls
ITV, 2013 | Crime, Drama

This is a drama series based on the international best selling novel of the same name. The story follows a couple of vulnerable teenage girls who, in the summer of 1995, are accused of murdering their schoolteacher. For seventeen years, the two girls go their separate ways with Poppy having been charged with the murder. They are now are forced though to confront each other and their shared history.


Line of DutyLine of Duty
BBC One, 2012 | Drama, Family, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Line Of Duty is a drama series which takes a look at the world of police corruption. After a counter-terrorism raid goes wrong, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott refuses to take part in a cover-up. When he is ostracized by colleagues, he transfers to an anti-corruption unit, AC-12, which is led by Superintendent Ted Hastings.