‘Shetland’ Season 8 scored by John Lunn begins airing 1st November, 9pm on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. This new series stars Ashley Jensen as the lead, following Douglas Henshall’s exit from the show.
‘Shetland Series 8 sees Met Police Detective Inspector Ruth Calder (Ashley Jensen), return to her native Shetland to retrieve the vulnerable witness to a gangland murder. Tosh (Alison O’Donnell) must pause her investigation into a string of mysterious animal deaths to help DI Ruth Calder find the witness before it’s too late. However, Calder’s hostility to Shetland will challenge Tosh’s view of her adopted home and their journey into the darker recesses of Shetland’s past and present will test this fragile, new partnership.
Watch the first look trailer below.