‘Shetland’ filming to resume in 2021

Filming on series six of the acclaimed BBC drama Shetland will not resume until 2021.

The next series of the programme was initially due to be filmed in March, but was put on hold due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

In a short statement the BBC announced a decision had been made to now resume filming in 2021 instead.

“We will continue to review all productions on a case-by-case basis,” the BBC said.

Two more series of the murder-mystery drama, based on the Ann Cleeves’ novels, were announced in December 2019.

Starring Douglas Henshall, Alison O’Donnell and Steven Robertson, the series has won fans all across the world.


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  • Tom Condie

    • June 25th, 2020 17:17

    Wonderful news to hear that Shetland is returning.

    • John Thomas

      • June 29th, 2020 7:09

      “Lovely stuff”. Not my word, the words of shakin’ Stevens.

  • Susan Foy

    • September 30th, 2020 2:33

    Much loved show in Australia. Cannot wait for the next series.

  • June Crisp

    • February 13th, 2021 12:12

    My husband and I can’t wait 😊 until the new Shetland series is filmed and hope we can watch by next winter!
    We are sustaining ourselves by watching all the last complete series on dvd, while the weather is so cold and we are in Lockdown.

    Good luck for the filming soon!


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