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Shetland 

DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.
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Series cast summary:
Douglas Henshall ...  DI Jimmy Perez 22 episodes, 2013-2019
Alison O'Donnell ...  Alison McIntosh / ... 22 episodes, 2013-2019
Steven Robertson ...  DC Sandy Wilson / ... 22 episodes, 2013-2019
Erin Armstrong ...  Cassie Perez 20 episodes, 2013-2018
Mark Bonnar ...  Duncan Hunter 19 episodes, 2013-2019
Julie Graham ...  Rhona Kelly 18 episodes, 2014-2019
Lewis Howden Lewis Howden ...  Billy McCabe / ... 16 episodes, 2013-2019
Anne Kidd Anne Kidd ...  Cora McLean 11 episodes, 2014-2019
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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 ahmetkozan

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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UK

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English

Release Date:

10 March 2013 (UK) See more »

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Shetland See more »

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BBC Scotland See more »
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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Rodrigo Gutierrez was nominated for the 2016 British Society of Cinematographers Award in the GBTC Operators Award - Television Drama category for his work on Shetland (2013). See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.45 (2014) See more »

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Great stories, great acting
18 July 2017 | by GilliganmSee all my reviews

I have watched many police stories over the years and this is at the top of my list as one of the best of all time. It compares quite favorably with Midsomer Murders, another of my favorite shows. I actually put off watching the 2017 premiere of Game of Thrones so that I could finish watching season three of the show. Especially living in Southern California, and specifically in the inland Valley, it is comforting to know that some places on this planet are not hotter than Hades.


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