‘Shetland’ to return to screens in autumn

Ever-popular drama series Shetland will return to TV screens this autumn for its sixth series, the BBC has confirmed.

The show, which is currently in the middle of filming for series seven, will return for six episodes later this year.

Douglas Henshall is returning to the role of DI Jimmy Perez, alongside series regulars Steven Robertson and Alison O’Donnell.

The BBC said the new series centres on the doorstep murder of a prominent local figure, a case which strikes at the heart of the isles and its people.

“As Perez and his team uncover a kaleidoscope of motives for the murder, their investigation soon takes a shockingly sinister turn,” it said.

Written by David Kane and Paul Logue, the sixth series also sees Fiona Bell return as murderer Donna Killick, whose compassionate release aggrieves many of the locals not least Kate Kilmuir, the victim’s sister.

New series regulars include Anneika Rose as Procurator Fiscal Maggie Kean and Angus Miller as Tosh’s love interest, Donnie.


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  • Pauline Long

    • September 28th, 2021 11:44

    But it’s autumn NOW! WHEN are we going to see it on TV??

  • Leonard Klingen

    • September 28th, 2021 19:25

    One of the finest British police shows in one of the most beautiful regions of the UK.
    Even repeated re-watching does not diminish the quality and pleasure of the show nor of the magnificent scenery.

  • Becky Deal

    • September 29th, 2021 15:53

    Does that mean that Rhona is not returning since they named a new procurator fiscal?

  • Paul Latheron

    • September 30th, 2021 10:38

    Great news, a quality detective series.


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