Looking for Crowd Extras for BBC Drama ‘Shetland’
22 June 2012
On Sunday 8th July there is to be a recreation of the 'Up Helly
Aa" festival for a new BBC crime drama set on Shetland. The
production company is looking for volunteers who would like to be
unpaid crowd extras in these scenes and would like you to get in
'Shetland' stars Douglas Henshall of 'Primeval' fame and is
based on the Shetland Quartet crime novels by Ann Cleeves.
The drama features the Up Helly Aa Festival as a backdrop to a
thrilling cat and mouse chase between detectives and suspects. With
the assistance of the UHA Committee and the Guizar Jarl squad they
will be recreating the proclamation at Market Cross, the march
through Fort Charlotte and the lighting of torches at Lower
They require people throughout the day from 3pm to 2am and are
looking for people of all ages (although please note that any
children under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by
aparent/guardian/chaperone over the age of 18).
If you're interested and available for all or part of the day
please contact them at email@example.com
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