Shetland Season 5
Shetland season 5 started airing on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Subscribe below for season Five fan alert to get a short reminder email the day of the season finale: Mar 19, 2019. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to episode.guide where we’ll have season recap and discussion.
List of Episodes
most recent episode S5E1 Episode 1
next episode S5E2 Episode 2
The season consists of 6 episodes.
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Douglas Henshall returns for Shetland series 5 on BBC One - Entertainment Focus - via Entertainment-focus
On a windswept hillside, a young man waits patiently, shivering in a grey suit. He’s waiting for someone. A vehicle appears and he tentatively approaches. A few days later, a jogger on her morning run discovers a severed hand on the beach.
BBC One Releases Trailer For 'Shetland' Season 5 - TVWise - via Tvwise
Based on the novels by Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows Jimmy Perez, a native Shetlander who has returned home after a long spell away and leads a murder investigation, uncovering secrets and lies from the past. The drama series is produced by Silverprint Pictures and stars Douglas Henshall, Steven Robertson, Alison O’Donnell, Mark Bonnar, Erin Armstrong and Julie Graham.
Shetland church closures: Names of kirks revealed - via Bbc
To resolve this, a new presbytery plan proposes merging 13 local parishes into one, with three parish ministers covering Shetland in addition to four ministry development staff, including a newly-appointed youth worker.
Shetland set to close 20 churches - via Bbc
Church representatives said this, combined with the national financial crisis at the Church of Scotland which has a rising deficit of about £4.7m, has made it inevitable that difficult decisions need to be made.
Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 - Legislation.gov.uk - via Legislation
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for a national islands plan; to impose duties in relation to island communities on certain public authorities; to make provision about the electoral representation of island communities; and to establish a licensing scheme in respect of marine development adjacent to islands.
Previously on Shetland: Troubled by historical DNA evidence results, Jimmy has to face the fact that Duncan may have been involved in Lizzie Kilmuir's murder, and potentially Sally McColl's as well. A shocked Duncan is brought to the station for questioning, hurt that Perez would even think him capable of murder. However, the detective knows Duncan's lying - perhaps not about the murder, but about something else significant. So when Duncan finally admits he had an affair with Donna, it's not long before a bombshell is dropped.