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SHETLAND: Season 4

Douglas Henshall as DI Jimmy Perez in SHETLAND.
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Douglas Henshall as DI Jimmy Perez in SHETLAND.

Airs Sundays, April 19 - May 24, 2020 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

SHETLAND returns for Season 4 with 6 episodes

A murder mystery set against the stunning Scottish backdrop of the Shetland Isles. Douglas Henshall plays DI Perez.

Shetland is so far north, there are nights where it is never completely dark. On one such endless day, a teenage girl is murdered and it is up to DI Jimmy Perez to shed light on the killing.


Only recently returned to his native island, Perez finds it hard to break through the suspicion and fear of a community not used to locking its doors but who are now facing the reality of a killer in their midst.

This is the first in a series of crimes Jimmy is committed to solving. Helping Jimmy is DS McIntosh, an outsider from Glasgow, and TDC Wilson, a life-long Shetlander. Lacking the resources of a mainland police force, Jimmy and his team must navigate the traditions and unspoken rules of the close knit community.

SHETLAND: Season 4 Trailer

Episode Guide:

Episode 1 repeats Sunday, April 19 at 11 p.m. - Thomas Malone returns to Shetland after 23 years in jail for murder.

Episode 2 repeats Sunday, April 26, at 11 p.m. - Perez hunts Malone’s attacker. Tosh suspects a cover-up when she talks to Forst energy.


Episode 3 repeats Sunday, May 3 at 11 p.m. - The investigation leads Perez and Tosh to Norway and into the world of far-right groups.

Episode 4 repeats Sunday, May 10 at 11 p.m. - Ignoring Secret Service warnings, Perez and Tosh track down Mathias Soderland.

Episode 5 repeats Sunday, May 17 at 11 p.m. - Perez must reassess the investigation in the aftermath of the attack.

Episode 6 repeats Sunday, May 24 at 11 p.m. - The personal and the professional collide for Perez, as he finally closes in on the truth.