Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have to rely on a uniquely resourceful style of policing. Set against a hauntingly beautiful landscape, Shetland is based on the best selling books such as Red Bones, Raven Black, Dead Water and Blue Lightning. Written by
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Actor Steven Robertson has said that one of the things he loves most about filming in his hometown of Shetland is that he can speak in the Shetland dialect. When he uses the dialect and some Shetland words down south, nobody can understand him. See more