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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Shetland series 6 — BBC releases a first-look image

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 … >

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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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