DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.
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 DI Jimmy Perez (17 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 DS Alison McIntosh / ... (17 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Sandy Wilson / ... (17 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Cassie Perez (14 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Duncan Hunter (12 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Rhona Kelly (11 episodes, 2014-2017)
Anne Kidd ...
 Cora McLean (8 episodes, 2014-2016)
Lewis Howden ...
 Billy McCabe / ... (8 episodes, 2013-2016)
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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 Bye

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Mord auf Shetland  »

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The following all were cast in Game of Thrones between 2011-2016 John Stahl *Richard Karstark* 5eps, 2012-13; Jamie Michie *Steelshanks Walton* 5eps 2013, Ciarán Hinds *Mance Rayder* 5eps 2013-15; Clive Russell * Brayden "Blackfish" Tully, 7eps 2013-16; Chris Reilly *Morgan/Soldier Tom* 2eps 2012&2014; James Cosmo * Jeor Mormont* 12 eps 20111-13; Struan Rodger *Three-Eyed Raven* 2 eps 2014; Robert Yates *Kings Guard* 1ep 2011 See more »

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Ten out of ten for Shetland
15 July 2016 | by (Nanaimo, Canada) – See all my reviews

One of thee best detective series ever. Reflects true life as it really is. Some people obviously prefer the flippant unrealistic mystery shows shown on cable TV. Shetland is wonderful, stories, scenery and acting all superb. More please. It is so sad when viewers look at a series like this and criticize it as being dismal and depressing, it's about murder and I'm thinking that is pretty depressing at the best of times. The scenery and lifestyle of the Shetlands is totally unique and while it isn't for everyone learning about this amazing culture is well worth the effort. I can't say enough bout the acting it is superb and the accents are definitely toned down so we can understand them. All in all a job well done by all concerned which definitely does credit to Ann Cleve's amazing writing. Thank you and please keep them coming.


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