Reviews / Andrews a gentle voice that gets under your skin
Reviews / Puss in Boots goes down an absolute treatThe venerable panto favorite provides plenty of slapstick and pratfalls and chasing-about-the-theatre.
Reviews / Nine artists enthused by the natural environmentDa Gadderie exhibition is open until 21 December.
Reviews / The magic quality of island lifeNatural history writer Patrick Barkham’s arrival in Shetland on Friday evening as a guest speaker for Wordplay was certainly an eventful one.
Reviews / ‘The global web of life with a valley at the centre’WORDPLAY was host to one of Scotland’s most promising new writers, Malachy Tallack, who returned home to Shetland to deliver a travel writing workshop on Saturday morning at the Shetland Library and a public talk in Mareel in the evening to introduce his book Valley at the Centre of the World to a local audience. Alex Purbrick spoke to him about his latest book.
Reviews / Wordplay kicks off with an inspiring celebration of local writingWORDPLAY 2018 officially began on Thursday evening in Mareel with A Celebration of Shetland Writingwhere a small, intimate audience gathered to listen to poetry and prose from a variety of local writers. Alex Purbrick was in the audience.
Reviews / ‘Failure is not an option’Wildlife cameraman and climate change campaigner Doug Allan has been in Shetland for a series of talks in local schools, and one at Mareel on Sunday night. Alex Purbrick went along.
Reviews / Review: EP is ‘brash, bold and boisterous’
Reviews / The Big Takeover ticked all the boxes
Reviews / Timothy Spall: ‘there is a script eventually’
Reviews / Wallace and Gromit draw Screenplay crowd
Reviews / Screenplay: a superb array of local short films
Reviews / Screenplay 2018: film festival well under way
Reviews / Review: the audience loved every second
Reviews / Review: delicate lines and subtle use of tone
Reviews / A fitting monument to a friend of Shetland
Reviews / Vision 18 shows talent and creative flair
Reviews / Hunt exhibition a ‘powerful reflection’
Reviews / Review: US band bring ‘sparkle of hope’
Reviews / Energetic tenderness and flawless harmonies
Reviews / Exhibition of ‘cultural treasure’ opens today
Reviews / Review: making magic out of the mundane
Reviews / Emma Leask is Young Fiddler of the Year
Reviews / Review: ballet for every generation
Reviews / Review: an intimate portrait of local wildlife and flora
Reviews / Review: a reminder of life’s tragic truths
Reviews / Review: Pianist Neil ‘absolutely incredible’
Reviews / Review: a gripping performance from young cast
Reviews / Shetland IV: a grim and ruthless triumph
Reviews / Tidelines make their mark at Mareel