Posts Tagged ‘BBC’

Wordplay 2014 now on sale

Posted by on September 10th, 2014 No Comments
See the brand new Wordplay 2014 dedicated website here! Events at Wordplay 2014, running from 12-16 November, are now on sale. Wordplay is Shetland Arts’ annual book festival and has been running since 2001. Welcoming writers of local, national and international renown, the festival features a mix of readings, writing workshops, children’s events, and signings.… 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...

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary episode to be shown at Mareel as special 3D event

Posted by on October 23rd, 2013 No Comments
Doctor Who 50th Anniversary episode to be shown at Mareel as special 3D event Shetland Arts today announces that the special 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who will be screened in 3D in Mareel, at the same time as the UK TV broadcast happens on BBC One on 23rd November (time TBC on 13 Nov). In addition to the global TV broadcast and the Mareel screening, hundreds of other… Read the rest...

‘Shetland’ screenwriters offer workshop in Mareel

Posted by on May 8th, 2013 No Comments
'Shetland' screenwriters offer workshop in Mareel Shetland Arts is proud to present Not as good as the book: adapting novels for the screen, a practical workshop with Shetland screenwriters Gaby Chiappe and Richard Davidson, on Tuesday 21 May, 7-9pm, in Mareel’s Green Room. Gaby Chiappe and Richard Davidson are visiting Shetland to lead the workshop and to research the upcoming crime… Read the rest...

Hansel of Film to be featured on BBC’s ‘Culture Show’

Posted by on July 11th, 2012 No Comments
Hansel of Film to be featured on BBC’s 'Culture Show' Shetland Arts’ amazing new UK-wide film project, Hansel of Film, promoted by acclaimed film critic Mark Kermode and film historian, Linda Ruth Williams, will be on BBC 2’s Culture Show on Wednesday 18th July at 10pm. A Hansel of Film – Shetland to Southampton and Back is a relay of screenings of short films made… Read the rest...

Volunteers wanted to play crowd extras in BBC drama ‘Shetland’

Posted by on June 22nd, 2012 1 Comment
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...

New BBC One crime drama, ‘Shetland’

Posted by on May 7th, 2012 No Comments
New BBC One crime drama, 'Shetland' 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...

Wordplay 2010: Shetland’s 9th Annual Book Festival Full Line Up Announced

Posted by on August 25th, 2010 No Comments
Wordplay 2010 will bring a packed programme of delights to Islesburgh Community Centre in Lerwick on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September. Shetland Arts are delighted to confirm a line up of guests that includes, TV wildlife star, Simon King, leading film critic, Mark Kermode, award winning, best selling novelist, James Robertson and leading playwright,… Read the rest...

Goldie seeks Shetland participants for BBC music project

Posted by on June 29th, 2010 No Comments
World Renowned DJ/Producer/Musician/Actor Goldie, will be scouting raw musical talent in the streets of contemporary Britain during 2010 (May-July) for a trilogy of films to be screened autumn 2011 on BBC Two. With the help of some of his friends, Guy Chambers and Soweto Kinch, who just happen to be some of the best in… Read the rest...