Reviews / Emotional moments as Shetland sets the scene at Celtic Connections festival
Reviews / ‘An intriguing account of Wills’ exploits and encounters’
Reviews / Papering over cracks and why it’s time to stop
Reviews / Hope for a brighter tomorrowHelen Kerr reviews ‘Cast Out’ – a melancholy tale of Shetland’s darker history, written by Lesley Leslie, performed by Islesburgh Drama Group and directed/produced by Jennie Atkinson
Reviews / Beautiful and terrifying: Shetland serves up great finale
Reviews / ‘A bloody good start’ – and more to comeShetland News’ very own television critic Jordan Ogg is full of praise after enjoying part one of the new Shetland crime drama
Reviews / Wordplay 2021: Identity, creativity and a strong sense of placeShetland’s annual literature festival Wordplay, celebrating its 20th birthday this year, comes to an end later today (Sunday). Alex Purbrick went along for Shetland News and spoke to local and visiting authors
Reviews / Welcome back to Screenplay – ‘we’re still here!’Celebrating life amongst dark times is a powerful theme running through this year’s Screenplay film festival, writes Alex Purbrick.
Reviews / Packed Mareel crowd laps up sparkling performance from ReaderSinger marks 40 years on stage in her own inimitable style
Reviews / Rediscovering the joy of live performance
Reviews / Exploring what makes us who we areHelen Kerr reviews You Made Me: Oliver, performed by Islesburgh Drama Group at the Garrison Theatre as part of Shetland Arts’ Refresh Now programme on 30 April.
Reviews / Innovative theatre at a time curtains are still down and doors closedHelen Kerr reviews A Life of Wir Choosin, performed by Islesburgh Drama Group, written by Lesley Leslie, directed and produced by Jennie Atkinson and presented as part of Shetland Arts’ Refresh Now programme on 23 April.
Reviews / ‘The truth didn’t really matter at all’Helen Kerr reviews Islesburgh Drama Group’s production of Marion Pardone written by Lesley Leslie, directed and produced by Jennie Atkinson and broadcast by BBC Radio Shetland on 1 April.
Reviews / The magic of storytellingHelen Kerr reviews Prisoner of War, written by Lesley Leslie, directed by Jennie Atkinson, performed by Islesburgh Drama Group and broadcast on BBC Radio Shetland last week
Arts / Couper brothers bring much needed feel-good factorTalent bursting from Mareel stage during socially-distanced album launch
Reviews / ‘Public health in public hands’Our reviewer Neil Riddell was impressed by Miriam Brett’s first time appearance on the BBC Question Time programme on Thursday night
Reviews / RANT left audience dazzled with two sets of highly sophisticated tunes
Reviews / A night of wonderful and original jazz
Reviews / Panto as it should be: silly, bawdy, loud, heart-warming, and unbelievably daftOur reviewer Alex Garrick-Wright is full of praise for the Sleeping Beauty cast but finds issues with the sound undermining their strong performance
Reviews / Defiant dignity in the face of oppressionThe powerful exhibition Violence Unseen should be seen by as many men as possible, writes our reviewer Neil Riddell.
Reviews / The Crucible – another theatrical triumph for Islesburgh Drama Group
Reviews / Stark and unconventional images of Shetland in the midst of the oil boom
Reviews / Spoilt for choice at this year’s Christmas Craft Fair
Reviews / Grayson Perry at Da Gadderie: Raw and hard hitting art that challenges preconceptions
Reviews / Marjolein’s spree an ‘experience you’ll never forget’
Reviews / Debunking the falsehood about plastic recycling
Reviews / ‘The best and most important performance Mareel has ever seen’
Reviews / The warm glow of humanity and nostalgia‘I Remember Mama’ once again reveals the talent of Islesburgh Drama Group
Reviews / Bare Knuckle leaves audience stunned
Reviews / Shetland finale rounds off ‘most accomplished series yet’
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