Shetland series 6

Shetland series 6 — BBC releases a first-look image

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BBC release a first-look image for Shetland series 6 coming soon to BBC One

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.

The BBC has provided this plot summary along with the image:

…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, Shetland series 6 also sees Fiona Bell (The Nest, Dead Still) return 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). 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.

You can read more about Shetland series 6 in the announcement, including further casting information and a quote from Douglas Henshall.