Line Of Duty Martin Compston reveals he rushed to Vegas to be with his American wife in the midst of the COVID: 19 pandemic after the film's filming was suspended
Line Of Duty Martin Compston appeared on Good Morning Britain on Thursday, revealing he was rushing to the United States to be with his wife in the middle of coronavirus pandemic.
He made the decision after the sixth series of Jed Mercurios BBC the police thriller was stopped, and Martin, 35, who plays DS Steve Arnott, said: "The West has been abandoned.
He said: "The scripts this year … again, they just seem better than ever. I wait for the year for Jed to do no better, but he always seems to do it. & # 39;
There for her: Line Of Duty & # 39; s Martin Compston told Good Morning Britain Thursday that he stormed to Vegas to be with his American wife amid the COVID: 19 pandemic after the film's show was interrupted
Martin said he and American actress Tianna Chanel Flynn, 30, whom he married in 2016, in Vegas, where she is from, did so just in time for President Trump to ban travel.
The couple confirmed they were expecting their first child together in September when Tianna revealed her baby, but no further news has been revealed.
Martin said: "I was only in my apartment on a Saturday night learning my lines for the week ahead.
The news came about that Trump had suspended all flights from the UK, so I think within 12 hours I was flying.
He said, & # 39; My wife is from Vegas, and I was just thinking about the stage we were in, that my wife needed a permanent place & # 39; (photo in December 2018)
& # 39; So, I just got back to the skin of my teeth. It was a bit of a hairy journey over … but eventually they got us home. & # 39;
He continued: & # 39; My wife is from Vegas and I just thought at the stage we were that my wife needed a permanent place.
& # 39; It feels totally creepy here, for sure. The last time the country closed so much was JFK's attack. & # 39;
Iconic: Martin is best known for playing DS Steve Arnott in Line Of Duty (right) – a series from series five – the sixth series of the show is halted due to coronavirus
Baby on the way: Martin and Tianna revealed they were expecting their first baby back in September when they attended the Henley Festival, but no further details are known
Sweet: Last year, Martin shared a sweet throwback wedding photo of his wonderful wife Tianna Chanel Flynn to celebrate their third anniversary
He continued: "But this is the place that has prepared things, they have a drive-in pharmacy … the supermarket is OK.
& # 39; They do not panic buying toilet rolls because you are only allowed to share one person. & # 39;
Scottish actor Martin said he is in & # 39; daily contact & # 39; with the cast and crew of Line Of Duty.
Opinion: Martin told Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway that people are more prepared in the US and toilet rolls have been rationed
He said Scotland would always be "at home", but added: "I've probably spent 14 of the last 16 months on the road, and you realize how important it is to have a support network around you.
& # 39; It was important that my wife had a family around her – and the weather is not bad! & # 39;
The sought-after star is also involved in a new TV forensic drama set in Dundee, called Traces.
He said, "I'm really proud of it. I hope it can take people's minds off what is happening. & # 39;
Back to the roots: Scottish actor Martin is also involved in a new TV forensic drama drama in Dundee, called Traces.