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Steven Robertson looking forward to coming home for Screenplay 2014

Posted by on August 20th, 2014 No Comments
With less than two weeks to go until the start of Screenplay 2014, Shetland Arts’ annual film festival curated by Mark Kermode, Linda Ruth William, and Kathy Hubbard, actor and guest of the festival Steven Robertson says he’s really looking forward to coming back home to show two of his films and give a Q&A… Read the rest...

Doctor Who series 8 opener, Deep Breath, to show @ Mareel this weekend

Posted by on August 20th, 2014 No Comments
The feature-length first episode of the new series of Doctor Who will show on the big screen at Mareel this Sunday evening. Set in Victorian London, episode one, Deep Breath, reunites the newly regenerated Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and returning companion Clara (Jenna Coleman) with series regulars and fan favourites, Madame Vastra, Jenny and Strax. The… Read the rest...

Screenplay 2014 programme released & events on sale

Posted by on August 5th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has today released the full Screenplay 2014 Programme and put all the festival events on sale. Screenplay is Shetland Arts’ annual film festival, running this year from 29 August to 7 September and curated by Mark Kermode, Linda Ruth Williams, and Kathy Hubbard. Screenplay 2014 is Shetland Arts’ 8th annual celebration of the… Read the rest...

Jason Isbell comes to Shetland

Posted by on August 4th, 2014 No Comments
One of the rising stars of the Americana music scene, Jason Isbell, will be in Shetland for what promises to be a very special concert on Tuesday night. Isbell and his wife, singer and fiddler Amanda Shires, will perform as a duo at Mareel having enjoyed a year of award nominations, critical acclaim and playing… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts presents Sharon Shannon live this September

Posted by on July 30th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that it will present Sharon Shannon with Alan Connor live @ Mareel on Friday 26 September and live @ the North Roe & Lochend Hall on Saturday 27 September. Celebrating 21 years since her debut album, Sharon will take audiences on a trip through her back catalogue. She will be joined… Read the rest...