Shetland gets third run

Crime drama Shetland has got the greenlight for a third season.

Shetland

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The series, which airs on BBC One in the UK, recently completed its four-part second season and will now return for a third, six-part run.

Produced by ITV Studios through BBC Scotland, it stars Douglas Henshall as the detective inspector created by author Ann Cleeves.

Shetland will be executive produced by Elaine Collins for ITV Studios and Christopher Aird for BBC Scotland.

Filming will take place next year.