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SHETLAND 8 begins filming with an episode from Vivienne Harvey

Detective Inspector ‘Tosh’ McIntosh (Alison O’Donnell) and Detective Inspector Ruth Calder (Ashley Jensen) (Image: BBC/Silverprint Pictures/Mark Mainz)

Filming has begun on hit BBC drama SHETLAND. The new series features an episode written by Vivienne Harvey.

Ashley Jensen (Mayflies, After Life) and Alison O’Donnell (We Are In Time, Holby City) have begun filming a new series of acclaimed BBC murder mystery drama Shetland with further casting announced. Shetland – a Silverprint Pictures production (part of ITV Studios) – will film in locations around Scotland and on the Shetland Isles over the coming months with the series debuting on BBC One and BBC iPlayer later this year. (Source: BBC)

Vivienne has a wealth of experience across genres having previously written on crime-comedy series, MRS SIDHU INVESTIGATES for Monumental Television, period drama HARLOTS for Monumental/Hulu, and acclaimed radio drama STONE for BBC Radio 4.