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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Douglas Henshall ...  DI Jimmy Perez 20 episodes, 2013-2018
Alison O'Donnell ...  DS Alison McIntosh / ... 20 episodes, 2013-2018
Steven Robertson ...  DC Sandy Wilson / ... 20 episodes, 2013-2018
Erin Armstrong ...  Cassie Perez 19 episodes, 2013-2018
Mark Bonnar ...  Duncan Hunter 17 episodes, 2013-2018
Julie Graham ...  Rhona Kelly 16 episodes, 2014-2018
Lewis Howden Lewis Howden ...  Billy McCabe / ... 14 episodes, 2013-2018
Anne Kidd Anne Kidd ...  Cora McLean 10 episodes, 2014-2018
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Storyline

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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Mord auf 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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The series received the 2016 BAFTA Scotland award for Best TV Drama. See more »

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

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One of our favorites!
9 June 2017 | by lkhull-68709See all my reviews

I loved this series! The characters are multi-dimensional, the plots are always very suspenseful without being gruesome. I saw someone else say the show sometimes moved slow (although enjoyable) and I would say the pace is perfect because the viewer is allowed to think alongside DI Perez. The acting is superb. So is the cinematography. I am so looking forward to the next season as it's become a favorite in my household!


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