Shetland is preparing for another round of episodes. The Scottish crime drama TV series Shetland was simultaneously updated for its sixth and seventh seasons. It is created by Ann Cleeves and is based on her novels. Shetland is composed by John Lunn and distributed by iTV Studios. The broadcast for the sixth season had begun on October 20, 2021, and concluded by November 24, 2021.
The filming for this series generally has taken place in the Scottish archipelago, Shetland. The debut season in the series was originally released on March 10, 2013. As Shetland season 7 is confirmed, here are various key insights for you.
Will Shetland Season 7 Premiere by the Fall of 2022?
Shetland was updated for its sixth and seventh season in December 2019. In two segments, elongating to six weeks duration each, the filming was conducted in the Scottish location of Shetland. While the release date of season 7 is not confirmed yet, but given the current production schedule, it seems likely to drop by Fall of 2022. Originally seasons 6 and 7 were scheduled to release in 2020 and 2021, respectively.
However, the COVID pandemic pushed the premiere to a later date. Filming is underway, and the episodes may possibly drop by Fall next year. According to a recent tweet in October, the team is done with the production in Shetland and is now moving to Glasgow for the remainder of season 7.
Is the Trailer Available?
As of now, no trailer is available for the forthcoming season of Shetland. But as the series will near its release, it will drop the trailer. The trailer will build the appeal of the viewers for the series by offering a view of the various scenic locations, archipelago Shetland Islands, and other Scotland mainland such as Glasgow. These filming sights contribute to the series’ worldwide popularity and wide fanbase.
What Happened in Shetland Season 6?
In the sixth season, the team and Perez were involved in investigating the murder of a top-ranking figure of Scotland’s archipelago. The murder happens at their doorstep, and teasing the plot further, Douglas Henshall, who plays Perez, adds that the person’s mum died, and his dad has Alzheimer’s.
So, at the family level, the story is complex too. Season 6, as per BBC, was bound to take a very sinister turn. The sixth season also brought back Donna Killick, the notorious murderer. In the final episode, Jimmy and the team had a major victory. They were finally successful in solving the murder case of Alex Galbraith, the famous lawyer, and identifying his killer.
It was his wife, Eve, who had killed him, and their daughter knew about it. She ordered Niven Guthrie to keep EamonGauldie silent, which got him murdered. The episodes of all the released seasons of Shetland are available for watching on BBC iPlayer.
Who is in the Cast of Season 7?
The key figures in season 6 will return for another round of episodes. It includes the role of the protagonist, Detective Jimmy Perez, once again played by Douglas Henshall, and Duncan, played by Mark Bonnar. DS Alison ‘Tosh’ Macintosh, who Alison O’Donnell will play by the end of the sixth season of Shetland, was revealed to be pregnant.
Other principal characters will also be making a return for the forthcoming season of Shetland. Shetland season 7 is expected to drop by the Fall of 2022.