Season 5 of murder-mystery Shetland begins this week on BBC First.
Please note these episodes are listed as S4 in the guide, due to S1&2 being rolled together previously.
This screened in the UK in February.
Acclaimed murder-mystery Shetland returns for a new thrilling six-part tale, in which Perez’s investigation uncovers a complex and unsettling network of organised crime.
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.
Perez and the team are shocked by the discovery. Even more so, when a holdall containing further body parts, including a head, is found at an inlet nearby. An initial forensic investigation reveals that the body parts all belong to the same victim. What events led up to this discovery?
Spotted in Lerwick a few days before, the team use CCTV to trace the victim’s last movements. Having identified him as a young Nigerian man, they start to scrutinise his emails and social media accounts. And it is then that the investigation takes a sinister turn…
Thursdays at 8.30pm from June 13 on BBC First.