The work of the award-winning crime novelist Ann Cleeves is once again coming to TV as a new drama developed by BBC Scotland and ITV.
According to Herald Scotland, Shetland, the new series, will star Douglas Henshall and in a nutshell, is a dramatization of Ann Cleeves' Shetland Islands quartet, the first novel of which, Raven Black, won a Dagger award for crime fiction.
The drama centers around Detective Jimmy Perez, a native Shetlander who has returned home. With a screenplay by David Kane, a writer for The Field of Blood, Taggart, and Rebus, it will be produced by Sue De Beauvoir and directed by Peter Hoare.
Shetland will be aired later in 2012. The two-part drama is to be executive produced by ITV Studios and Christopher Aird for BBC Scotland.
Like Books By Ann Cleeves?
You can check out the following titles from Shetland Islands quartet, one of the author's popular series. Click on the images to go to Amazon page for each book.
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