Posted by Lauren Doughton on June 29th, 2015
A galaxy of crime fiction writers are set to appear at Mareel this November for Shetland Noir
, Shetland’s first ever festival of crime fiction, including local author Marsali Taylor, and Shetland’s very own Ann Cleeves.
As well as the six special guest authors, Arne Dahl, Hakan Nesser, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Alex Gray, Denise Mina and… Read the rest...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Posted by Lisa Ward on May 7th, 2012
Shetland Arts is pleased to note that acclaimed Scots actor Douglas Henshall has been cast as the lead role in Shetland, a new two-part drama set in the Isles for BBC One, adapted from the series of books by award-winning crime writer Ann Cleeves.
The powerful murder-mystery is set against the stunning backdrop of our… Read the rest...
Posted by Mary Smith on August 5th, 2009
Plans for this year’s book festival are well under way, with a variety of writers and artists set to visit Shetland for Wordplay 2009, Shetland Arts’ 8th annual book festival which will be held in Islesburgh Community Centre on the 5th and 6th of September.
One writer who will need very little introduction is Louis… Read the rest...