Line of Duty’s Anna Maxwell Martin’s home life – from cute dog to vintage decor

Anna Maxwell Martin may be best known for her role as detective chief superintendent Patricia Carmichael in hit BBC drama Line of Duty – but her home life is a far cry from the much-reviled character.

Anna, 43, embraces the finer things in life with her stunningly decorated home and adorable rescue dog Bobby.

The actress regularly shares insights into her beautiful home, and can often be seen snuggling up in the lounge with her pooch.

Complete with huge bay windows, the staple piece of Anna’s lounge has to be the colourful, vintage-style circular rug in the centre.

Paired with a chic ottoman under the window, the stylishly furnished room gives off a truly spacious vibe.

Anna’s white couch looks super comfortable, adorned with blue and green throw cushions to match a green-and-gold lamp which harks back to summers at the seaside.

She’s even got a turquoise retro telephone to complete the look.

In a photo shared by Anna, her adorable rescue pup Bobby can be seen swaddled in a fluffy, bright yellow blanket – truly living the good life.

The Line of Duty star has furnished her living areas with cute coffee tables, and a baby blue typewriter can even be spied under the window for when she fancies getting creative.

A second, slightly smaller living room features a red sofa and blue-and-white streaked rug for those cosy nights in.

And the views from her gorgeous home are second-to-none, featuring an expanse of countryside with a huge tree right outside the window.

Her master bedroom looks out onto the stunning skyline of Letchworth in Hertfordshire, with Anna’s double bed placed in the centre of the room.

Bobby, of course, makes plenty of appearances there.

The actress even keeps a huge blonde ragdoll called Freddy in her bed.

"He’s a fella, and my one true love," she wrote on Instagram, alongside a snap of Freddy hanging upside-down off her bed frame.

She and ex-hubby Roger Michell split last year, but at least Anna has Freddy to keep her company.

Anna has a gorgeous cream dining table, which she used to home-school her two daughters Maggie and Nancy during the pandemic.

She photographed her eldest daughter amongst the matching wooden and cream chairs while she was engaged in some "online learning".

Anna captured the nation’s hearts while she giggled through an entire This Morning interview, explaining that her Line of Duty character "probably just wants a nice cuddle."

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Carmichael nearly saw her arch-nemesis Superintendent Ted Hastings put behind bars, as she suspected him of being a bent copper when brought in to investigate AC-12 from their rival unit AC-3.

But viewers are convinced Carmichael might actually be H, as ill-fated Jimmy Lakewell told Steve Arnott to "look beyond the race claim" if he wanted to find the elusive H.

Keen-eyed viewers worked out that if you take the letters of "race claim" out of Carmichael, you’re only left with one letter – H.

And they also spotted that she was using Morse code during the show’s longest ever interview scene on Sunday, as she made four taps to her pen on the table on several occasions.

Someone wrote on Twitter: "Don’t mean to alarm anyone but at Carmichael’s pen? Tapped four times and H in Morse code is…"

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