BBC one’s Scottish crime drama series Shetland is among the most popular crime drama series around at the time. The fifth season which concluded on November 24, 2021, has left fans on the edge of their seats after the jaw-dropping events in the finale. Ever since, fans can’t wait to find out how the story will unveil in Shetland Season 7. So, will Shetland return with another season? Find out here-
Shetland is a famous Scottish mystery crime drama series that debuted on BBC One in 2013. The show created by David Kane is based on the high-rated novel series by Ann Cleeves. The drama follows detective Jimmy Perez and his team, including Mackintosh, to solve criminal cases in Shetland Isles, Scotland.
Is Shetland Season 7 Coming?
The sixth season of Shetland that premiered on BBC One on October 20 completed its run on November 24, 2021. Now, as most fans would already know, the network confirmed the release of the sixth and seventh seasons together in 2019. The sixth and seventh seasons were supposed to premiere in January 2020 and January 2021.
However, due to the impact of the covid19 pandemic, both seasons suffered delays. There are several reports claiming the production for Shetland Season 7 is already underway. So, taking into account the time necessary for the post-production stage, we can anticipate the release of the seventh season of Shetland in mid to late 2022.
What Happened In The Last Season?
During the sixth season of Shetland, Jimmy has been dealing with multiple challenges simultaneously. His father is suffering from Dementia, while Jimmy is trying to solve the Galbraith murder. On the other hand, Donna Killick, who has been convicted for murder, has also come back to town. Viewers saw Jimmy trying to cope with the death of his mother, which has been hard on him.
Jimmy received the news’ of lawyer Alex Galbraith being murdered right on his doorstep. However, the biggest surprise of the sixth season was when Jimmy and his pal Duncan were accused of Donna Killick’s murder in the town.
The sixth season finale also revealed to us that Jimmy Perez’s faithful and capable deputy, Tosh, is pregnant with her first baby. Earlier in the season, we’ve seen Tosh dealing with her internal conflicts about how she will be able to manage the responsibility of motherhood. She was confused about what o choose between her career and having a child. But later, Tosh purchased self-test kit for checking pregnancy after she noticed that her sense of smell had increased.
What To Expect From Shetland Season 7?
The sixth season of Shetland was filled with unexpected moments. Detective Jimmy Pérez and his companion Duncan were arrested on account of Donna Kllick’s murder. When the show returns for Shetland Season 7, it will be engaging to find out with Jimmy in prison in which direction the show writers have decided to go. His contempt towards Donna was hidden, so has Donna staged all this to get back at Jimmy and his friend or someone else behind the murder.
Meanwhile, with Tosh now expecting a baby, she will not be able to provide her undiverted attention to prove Jimmy and Duncan’s innocence. We may also see some fresh faces entering the picture to make things even more interesting in Shetland Season 7.
Is DS ‘Tosh’ McIntosh pregnant?
One of the highlights of the sixth season of Shetland was the revelation in the season finale that Tosh, who has been an able and trustworthy companion for the detective, is pregnant with her first child. We’ve seen her considering becoming a mother earlier in the season. But she had her doubts about having to choose one thing between her career and having a baby.
Nevertheless, towards the end of the season, we saw Tosh buying a pregnancy testing kit after her sense of smell became enhanced. At the end of the season, we saw her checking the result of the pregnancy test. And how her surprised face turned into a broad smile, we know this Tosh is pregnant. Things will be very different for her in the upcoming Shetland Season 7.