The new Line of Duty character Joanne Davidson is Helena Ravenclaw in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two.
Line of Duty fans, listen up. The show’s latest bent copper, DCI Joanne Davidson, has appeared in a Harry Potter film and fans are only just realising.
Joanne Davidson is Helena Ravenclaw in Harry Potter
The bent copper in Line of Duty, DCI Joanne Davidson, has appeared in Harry Potter and fans just noticed.
Davidson is played by actress Kelly Macdonald who also portrayed Helena Ravenclaw, daughter of Hogwarts house Ravenclaw’s founder, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two.
Helena Ravenclaw was quite a pivotal role: she helps Harry finding the Rowena Ravenclaw’s diadem, one of the seven horcruxes made by Voldemort.
Fans on Twitter
Fans went crazy when they found out.
«Only just twigged that DCI Jo Davidson is Harry Potter’s Helena Ravenclaw» said one on Twitter.
«JUST WORKED OUT THAT DCI JO DAVIDSON IS HELENA RAVENCLAW AND MY WORK FOR THE WEEK IS ALREADY DONE» added someone.
— Laura VK (@laurajVK) April 11, 2021
«I was today years old when I realised DCI Jo Davidson from #LineOfDuty is also the ghost of Helena Ravenclaw from #HarryPotter and the Deathly Hallows» said a third.
Macdonald is now playing DCI Joanne Davidson in the BBC drama and fans think she’s a bent copper, but we’ll have to wait to find out Davidson’s connection with the crime gang.
Line of Duty airs on BBC One at 9pm on Sunday evenings.