Fourth season of BBC One crime drama ‘Shetland’ begins filming

Filming has begun on the next season Shetland on location in Shetland, Glasgow and Norway. Douglas Henshall, Alison O’Donnell, Steven Robertson, Mark Bonnar and Julie Graham will all be back in the six new episodes. Adapted from Ann Cleeves celebrated novels, Shetland launched on BBC One in March 2013. Henshall returns as DI Jimmy Perez, with new … >

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‘The Level’ first look: Noel Clarke and Lindsey Coulson in ITV’s new police thriller

The first promotional photo has been revealed for ITV’s new drama about a Detective Sergeant living a double-life. Created by Shetland writers Gaby Chiappe and Alex Perrin, The Level began filming earlier this year in Brighton and London, and is described a “high stakes, high intensity thriller”. The six-part series stars Karla Crome (Misfits), Noel Clarke (Doctor Who), Robert James Collier (Downton Abbey) and … >

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Cast announced for ITV’s new double-life cop thriller ‘The Level’

ITV has announced the cast for its new “high stakes, high intensity thriller” from the writers of Shetland. Set in Brighton, The Level tells the story of a Detective Sergeant living a double-life. The six-part drama stars Karla Crome (Misfits), Philip Glenister (Ashes to Ashes), Laura Haddock (The Inbetweeners Movie), Noel Clarke (Doctor Who), Robert James Collier (Downton Abbey), Lindsey Coulson (Casualty), … >

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ITV orders double-life cop thriller ‘The Level’ from ‘Shetland’ writers

ITV has announced the commission of a new “high stakes, high intensity thriller” about a Detective Sergeant living a double-life. The Level is written by Gaby Chiappe (Shetland, Vera) and Alex Perrin (Leonardo, Shetland). ITV’s Director of Drama Steve November commented: “We’re thrilled to commission The Level from Hillbilly Television. It’s a taut, tense thriller … >

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‘Shetland’ Season 3 episode guide

Adapted from the award-winning novels by writer Ann Cleeves, BBC One’s murder-mystery series Shetland returns for a new thrilling six-part tale. DI Jimmy Perez is played by Douglas Henshall, Leanne by Sara Vickers, Robbie by Andrew Rothney, Tosh by Alison O’Donnell, Sandy by Steven Robertson, Freya by Saskia Reeves, Michael by Ciaran Hinds, Rhona Kelly … >

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‘Shetland’ Season 3 Episode 3 review: Perez and Tosh head to Glasgow

Following the climatic death of Ciaran Hinds, Michael Maguire, at the end of Episode 2, and following a two-week absence due to the BBC’s FA Cup coverage, Shetland returned to these shores with more intrigue and drama. In this week’s episode, Jimmy Perez (Douglas Henshall) and Tosh goes to Glasgow to investigate why Michael Maguire’s … >

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‘Shetland’ Season 3 Episode 2 review: Confident, bold storytelling

The second episode of BBC One’s new six-part Shetland story cranked up the tension as the Robbie Monroe storyline gained speed, and Jimmy Perez’s chasing of Michael Maguire continued apace – albeit ending with Maguire being shot and falling off a cliff to his death. The crime drama continues to create an atmosphere of eeriness … >

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‘Shetland’ return date and Season 3 trailer revealed

Douglas Henshall returns as DI Jimmy Perez this week for a third season of Shetland. Adapted from the award-winning novels by writer Ann Cleeves, the murder-mystery series is back for a new thrilling six-part tale. > Buy the Season 1-2 box set on Amazon. Season 3 begins at 9pm on Friday 15 January on BBC … >

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‘Stonemouth’ Episode 2 review: Peter Mullan remains fantastic

This second part to the BBC’s Iain Banks adaptation has a lot to resolve, given all the plot elements set up in the first episode. With so much to tie up, it’s no wonder that this concluding episode of Stonemouth doesn’t quite deliver on a satisfying resolution. Director Charles Martin does an amazing job of … >

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