The creator of Line of Duty has dismissed suggestions that the show’s “down” finals were utterly divisive.

Jed Mercurio said research based on randomly interviewed viewers was a “far less extreme image “and that viewers’ appreciation for the episode was on par with others on the series.

Mercurio said he did not deny that the finale was on Sunday night – in which a relatively smaller character than H, the corrupt Police officer at the head of a criminal conspiracy was revealed – who split opinion.

He said on Twitter today that data he had access to suggest a “far less extreme picture,” Mercurio said that although he was not allowed to disclose the data of the Audience Appreciation Index, he was 50