One month left to snap-up Early Bird deal for Shetland’s crime fiction festival
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 6th, 2015
Shetland Noir, the isles first ever crime fiction festival, running from 13-15 November this year, has issued a reminder to would-be participants to register before the end of January (31 January) to take advantage of the festival’s Early Bird Deal
Winter darkness is usually just beginning to grip the isles come November making a… Read the rest...
Interview with Ari Shapiro, NPR international correspondent, in Mareel Cafe Bar
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 20th, 2014
Ari Shapiro is an NPR international correspondent based in London. An award-winning journalist, his reporting covers a wide range of topics and can be heard on all of NPR’s national news programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Ari Shapiro working in Mareel Cafe Bar
Prior to his current post, Shapiro reported from the… Read the rest...
Anne Cleeves to launch new ‘Shetland’ novel in Mareel in January
Posted by Lisa Ward on December 19th, 2012
Ann Cleeves will launch her fifth ‘Shetland’ novel, Dead Water, on Thursday 31st of January, in Mareel Auditorium at 7.30pm, in an event presented by Shetland Arts in partnership with Promote Shetland and Pan MacMillan.
The novel, which will be published in the UK by Pan MacMillan on the 31st of January, features the return… Read the rest...
BBC Scotland to hold ‘Shetland’ preview in Mareel
Posted by Lisa Ward on October 25th, 2012
We are delighted to announce that BBC Scotland will be holding a special preview screening event of its new drama ‘Shetland’ on November 21 in Cinema 1 at the Mareel. The two-part drama, adapted from the series of books by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, stars acclaimed actor Douglas Henshall in the lead role… Read the rest...
Volunteers wanted to play crowd extras in BBC drama ‘Shetland’
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 22nd, 2012
New BBC crime drama Shetland is looking for volunteers who would like be unpaid crowd extras in a recreation of Up Helly Aa on Sunday 8 July.
Shetland stars Douglas Henshall of Primeval fame and is based on the Shetland Quartet crime novels by Ann Cleeves.
The drama features Up Helly Aa as a backdrop… Read the rest...