Many people have been confused about the Shetland season 7 release date. If you are one of those people who have been searching for the show’s season 7 release date, you’re in the right place. But, before we dive into it, let us discuss what the show is all about. Shetland is a British TV series that has a crime drama genre. The first season was broadcasted on BBC one back in 2013. The show was initially based on the works of Ann Cleeves, and later Dave Kane took over and has been the show’s main writer ever since. The first season only consisted of 2 episodes, which were greatly loved by the audience. This season was based on the novel Red Bones.
After the first season, many other seasons were available online for streaming. All these seasons also turned out to be a huge success. Season 7 of Shetland is about to release, and here is everything you need to know about the upcoming show. Continue reading about the Shetland season 7 release date, cast, plot, and more.
Shetland Season 7 Episode 1 Release Date
The show’s last season, season 6, had ended with a cliffhanger. Duncan handled himself to the police while Jimmy tried to stop him. Duncan did not intend to drag Jimmy down with him, but that’s what his actions had led to. Season 7 will begin with Duncan and Jimmy facing serious trouble for Donna’s grave death. This is one of the theories sources and fans had come up with, but in the recent trailer, Jimmy was shown going back to work. That means matters with the police have been cleared up. But, no one knows what will unfold in the show’s new season. We advise you to be ready to expect the unexpected.
In the trailer of Shetland season 7, a mother was seen begging the police to find her lost son. And Jimmy was seen briefing his team about how it was necessary to find the vulnerable young man. The trailer did not give much away, but it stirred up a lot of interest in the viewers. They cannot wait to binge-watch the upcoming season 7. That being said, Shetland’s season 7 release date will be August 10 at 9 pm on BBC1.
Sadly, the main lead, Douglas Henshall, has confirmed that this will be the last time he will work with this show. Yes, that is correct. Season 7 will bid Henshall a warm goodbye. Apart from Douglass playing the main character of DI Jimmy Perez for one last time, you will also see on screen the following actors:
- Alison O’Donnell (DS Alison “Tosh” McIntosh)
- Steven Roberston (DC Sandy Wilson)
- Mark Bonnar as imprisoned Duncan
Although Douglas is leaving the show, the network has confirmed that this is not Shetland’s end. BBC revealed how season 8 has already been finalized. You can watch the former seasons to stay updated on platforms like BritBox and iPlayer.