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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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Douglas Henshall ...  DI Jimmy Perez 26 episodes, 2013-2019
Alison O'Donnell ...  DS Alison 'Tosh' McIntosh / ... 26 episodes, 2013-2019
Steven Robertson ...  DC Sandy Wilson / ... 26 episodes, 2013-2019
Erin Armstrong ...  Cassie Perez 23 episodes, 2013-2019
Mark Bonnar ...  Duncan Hunter / ... 23 episodes, 2013-2019
Julie Graham ...  Rhona Kelly 22 episodes, 2014-2019
Lewis Howden Lewis Howden ...  Sgt Billy McCabe / ... 20 episodes, 2013-2019
Anne Kidd Anne Kidd ...  Cora McLean 14 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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John Lunn was nominated for the 2013 RTS Craft & Design Award in the Best Music - Original Title category for his work on Shetland (2013). See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Shetland S1-3 (2018) See more »

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5 February 2014 | by bonnybergstromSee all my reviews

I discovered 'Shetland' while clicking around on the media streamer XBMC late tonight. I became an instant fan. It delivers: plot, intrigue and suspense. There is lots of room for arm chair detective work. So many possibilities to look at. Is it power? Is it money? Is it about an old love or a new love? Is it an old feud that's gone on for generations and finally came to it's breaking point? Or is it simply an accident? One thing is for sure, there is a dead body and a detective who is on the case. He is skilled and insightful.

The Shetland landscape is beautiful, peaceful, isolated and full of history. It is as important to the story as any of the people. I look forward to the 2014 season.

I appreciate this type of crime story so much. For me the British deliver the best treatment of a murder mystery. This is the way to tell this type of story. The touch of Sherlock Holmes' creative mind and a land where intrigue and power struggles have been the way things were done since Merlin was learning magic. It grips my imagination, allows the me to be right there with the detective, looking right over his shoulder. Hurrah for the advent of media streaming. Now I really can always find something good to watch.


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10 March 2013 (USA) See more »

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