Directors: Max Myers & Siri Rødnes
Writer: David Kane & Paul Logue
Executive Producer: Gaynor Holmes (BBC), Kate Bartlett & Denise Paul (Silverprint Pictures)
Producer: Louise V Say
Cast: Douglas Henshall, Alison O’Donnell, Steven Robertson, Mark Bonnar, Erin Armstrong, Lewis Howden, Anne Kidd, Angus Miller
Production Company: Silverprint Pictures
Number of episodes: 6 x 1 hour
Acclaimed murder-mystery series Shetland returns for a new thrilling six-part tale, as DI Perez (Douglas Henshall) and the team investigate the doorstep murder of a prominent local figure.
As Perez and his team uncover a kaleidoscope of motives for the murder, their investigation soon takes a shockingly sinister turn – as the case strikes at the heart of the Shetland Isles and its people.
Shetland Series 6 begins on BBC One on Wednesday 20 October 2021
BBC Scotland and Screen Scotland have also supported 6 new entrant placements on Shetland series 6 and 7 to provide vital training opportunities and access routes for underrepresented groups in Scotland.