FILMING For Shetland Detective TV Series To Take Place In Greenock

17 April, 2021 | Local

Douglas Henshall, right, during filming at the Beacon, Greenock, in 2015

LOCATIONS in Inverclyde are again to feature in BBC crime drama Shetland.

Filming for new episodes of the show — which stars Douglas Henshall as detective Jimmy Perez — is set to take place for at least six days at the end of April and early May.

The countryside around Loch Thom will again be used, with the production crew due to shoot footage on Dunrod Road.

The route between Greenock Cut Visitor Centre to the junction with Old Largs Road will be closed from 11am on Tuesday 27 April

Various locations in the West End of Greenock will also feature. Parking restrictions will be in place on parts of:

— Ardgowan Square, on Wednesday 28 April, Thursday 29 April and Monday 3 May.

— Union Street on Wednesday 28 April, Thursday 29 April, Monday 3 May and Tuesday 4 May.

— Campbell Street, Union Street, Ardgowan Square, Robertson Street, Greenock on Friday 30 April.

Henshall during filming at the Carnock Bar in 2018

The sixth and seventh seasons of Shetland — which is adapted from novels by Ann Cleeves — are reportedly being filmed back to back.

Scenes for the programme have been filmed at a number of places in Inverclyde over the years including the Beacon Arts Centre, the Carnock Bar and Fergus Monk’s Garage in Port Glasgow.

Greenock’s West End was used for vehicle scenes in 2017

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