Shetland Series 8 - Ashley Jensen & Alison O’Donnell

The BBC is returning to Shetland for two more series

With Ashely Jensen leading the investigations, Shetland is commissioned for 2024 and 2025.  Following its successful transition into a post-Jimmy Perez era, after Douglas Henshall left the show, the BBC’s Scottish Isles drama now has its future assured. The BBC have commissioned both Series 9 and 10 of the detective drama Shetland, which is based … >

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Shetland – Ashley Jensen joins the crime drama in 2023

She takes over from Douglas Henshall, who led the show for seven series.  The BBC have announced Ashley Jensen (Catastrophe, After Life) as the new lead detective in Shetland. Originally based on the novels by Ann Cleeves, the show began in 2013 with Douglas Henshall starring as the DI Jimmy Perez, for the show’s first … >

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