Shetland star thanks ‘lovely bunch of folk’ who watch the show

Shetland star Douglas Henshall has taken to Twitter to thank fans for their “wonderful reactions” to series six of the show.

Henshall, who plays DI Jimmy Perez in the BBC crime drama set in the isles, said: “ You’re a lovely bunch of folk who watch our show.

“Thank you for sticking with us over the years it really is much appreciated.”

Episode five of Shetland aired on BBC One on Wednesday night with the season finale to follow next week.

Henshall has also confirmed this week that filming for the seventh series is nearly complete.

Cast and crew finished the scenes shot in Shetland last month, when Henshall was presented with a plaque as a thanks for the boost the show has brought to the isles’ tourism industry.


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  • Patricia Peterson

    • November 21st, 2021 16:39

    Great news about a seventh season. Thanks to this program, I am saving my pennies for a future trip to Shetland—post pandemic.

  • Billy L Hart

    • November 21st, 2021 18:21

    From Someone in the USA (New Mexico) Following your show. I have been so impressed with Shetland caused me to read “Shetland Bus” which I found so much courage and inspiration. My son is going to treat me to a trip to celebrate cancer free. He asked where and my reply was Shetland. We have decided to try and make “The Shetland Folk Festival 2022”. From what I can see of the landscape and spirit of the people the biggest danger would be me not wanting to leave to come back to USA. Thank you for some of the best entertainment I have seen.

  • Bonnie Laquitara

    • November 22nd, 2021 3:09

    I love this show! Thank you for all who make this show possible and those who bring it to the USA!! ❤❤❤

  • Barbara Ewles

    • November 26th, 2021 22:45

    Celebrated my 60th on Shetland in August, was sad to leave, ready to book for next year, can’t wait!!. I now have a room dedicated to Shetland too. Love Douglas Henshall and the cast and crew they are all amazing people.

  • Ian Davidson

    • November 27th, 2021 15:30

    “Free Jimmy Perez”! Sack the procurator fiscal! Great show! 😂


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