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Shetland Season 8 Release Date, Cast, Story, Budget, Trailer

The Crime-drama as promised is going to return with the eighth season. Those who have watched the previous series might be excited about the news. The Shetland Season 8 Release Date, Cast, Story, Budget, Trailer and recent updates of the show can be read here.

Shetland Season 8 Release Date

The series makers, ITV Studios, are positive regarding making a final series of episodes. The cast and crew members are way excited and going to deliver the series to the audience without further ado. The series has been accolades for its acting, directions well, and music. The series is broadcasted not only in Scotland but also in other countries such as Japan, France, Canada, Belgium, the US, Ireland, etc.

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The series has been telecasted for a long duration of 9 years, and it has bound a large group audience who awaits the following season. It is a mystery-solving series where a murder is being resolved by a team of inspectors. Those who have a thing for thriller and suspenseful drama shall check this one out.

Shetland Season 8 Release Date

Shetland Series Cast (1-7)

The listed actors and actresses are those who are the main cast of the Shetland Series show. There are many recurring cast in the show, and each series gets renewed with other performers.

Steven Robertson in the role of Sandy Wilson, the detective constable (series 1–)
Alison O’Donnell in the role of Alison “Tosh” McIntosh, detective sergeant (series 1–)
Mark Bonnar in the role of Duncan Hunter, Cassie’s biological father (series 1–)
Douglas Henshall in the role of Jimmy Pérez, the detective inspector (series 1–7)
Lewis Howden in the role of Billy McCabe, police sergeant (series 1, 3–)
Julie Graham in the role of Rhona Kelly, procurator fiscal (series 2–5, 7)
Anne Kidd in the role of Cora McLean, forensic pathologist (series 5–, repeated series 2–4)
Erin Armstrong in the role of Cassie Pérez, Jimmy’s stepdaughter (series 1–7)
Lucianne McEvoy in the role of Meg Pattison (series 6–7)
Ashley Jensen in the role of Ruth Calder, detective inspector (series 8–)
Anneika Rose in the role of Maggie Kean, procurator fiscal (series 6–7)

The show brings more cast as per the story demands. The latest addition to the series is the replacement of the lead. Yes, you might have come with the sad news. Read and know who is the new protagonist of your years-old show.

Shetland Season 8 Cast

The series will have stars from other famous shows you might have watched. Henshall, the lead playing the role of detective inspector Jimmy Pérez, will be replaced by Ashley Jensen.

Henshall, though, has left the series in good health, but he will be terribly missed by the team as well as the fans. The makers are very enthused to work on the next one, and the filming has begun.

Perez on BBC’s Shetland Season 8

He shared that he is privileged to work on the series for ten years and to work with wonderful people on the camera and behind it. He added that spending time in Shetland was good. He quit the show to explore other acting opportunities.

Shetland Story

In this series you will be watching the final or the last series of this release. The news has not been confirmed, though. The show is about a murder that happened on Shetland Island. Mima Wilson was found dead on an archaeological site.

The upcoming series will have Met Police Detective Ruth Calder coming back home to Shetland. She will be assisted by Tosh in finding the witness to solve the case.

Shetland Season 8 Budget

The makers of the show have done filming season 8 at the Namesake Isles and around Scotland. The budget has not yet been disclosed regarding the series.

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Shetland Season 8 Trailer

The trailer of the Shetland Season 8 series will be uploaded for the fans in the coming weeks. They will be able to watch the sequel trailer on YouTube by BBC One. Do watch it and let us know whether you like it or not.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1 Who is going to take the place of Henshall?

The show will now be led by Ashley Jensen.

O2 Where can I watch the drama Shetland?

You can watch the series on BBC One and iPlayer.


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