22nd October 2018
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Technical problem hits Mareel’s smaller cinema

Mareel will be unable to show films in the cinema’s smaller Screen 2 over the coming days, owing to a fault with the projector.

The technical problem arose on Tuesday and saw a number of films cancelled, up until Thursday, with the possibility of further cancellations to come.

According to Shetland Arts a replacement part to fix the faulty technology has been ordered and should be in Shetland in around a week.

Customers who have tickets to any of the affected showings in the 37-seat Screen 2 will be contacted by the venue’s staff in order to arrange a refund.

Alternatively people can contact Mareel themselves, either by visiting in person or over the phone.

About Keegan Murray

Reporter for The Shetland Times. Interested in politics, literature and music. Born and bred Shetlander. Long suffering Newcastle United supporter.

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One comment

  1. Chris Johnston

    Is there a reason these films could not be shown in the larger cinema? And would laying in a spare parts stock for the projectors be a prudent investment?


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