FIRST LOOK: SHETLAND RETURNS TO BBC ONE THIS AUTUMN
Award-winning BBC One drama series, Shetland returns this Autumn for a new thrilling six-part tale with Douglas Henshall reprising his role as DI Jimmy Perez alongside series favourites Alison O’Donnell, Steven Robertson, Mark Bonnar, Erin Armstrong, Anne Kidd and Lewis Howden.
New series regulars include Anneika Rose (Line of Duty, Deadwater Fell) as Procurator Fiscal, Maggie Kean and Angus Miller (Guilt, Doctors) as Tosh’s love interest, Donnie.
The forthcoming new series centres on the doorstep murder of a prominent local figure, a case which strikes at the heart of the Shetland 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.
Written by David Kane and Paul Logue, the sixth series also sees Fiona Bell (The Nest, Dead Still) return to the Shetland series as murderer Donna Killick whose compassionate release aggrieves many of the locals not least Kate Kilmuir, the victim’s sister (played by Neve McIntosh, Tin Star, Lucky Man).
Douglas Henshall said: "After all we’ve been through over the last couple of years, it’s wonderful to be back filming on Shetland again. Davy Kane has, once again, created stunning storylines in these two new series for Perez and the team to uncover the truth. Being back on the Shetland Isles has been wonderful. There is no location quite like it."
Also joining the cast for series six are Stephen McCole, Jim Sturgeon, Alec Newman, Cora Bissett, Lois Chimimba, Conor McCarry, Lewis Gribben, Andy Clark, Benny Young and Shona McHugh.