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Shetland to return to BBC One television screens

Douglas Henshall as detective Jimmy Perez
Image caption Douglas Henshall plays detective Jimmy Perez in the series

The crime drama Shetland is to return to television screens for three more two-part stories on BBC One.

Based on the novels of Ann Cleeves, the series features detective Jimmy Perez, played by Douglas Henshall.

The first series, aired earlier this year, attracted about 6m viewers for each episode.

Filming will begin in the coming months in Shetland and other locations on mainland Scotland.

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