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Attendees Confirmed for the 2021 BAFTA Scotland Awards

Attendees Confirmed for the 2021 BAFTA Scotland Awards

17 November 2021

The ceremony will take place on Saturday 20 November 2021.

Glasgow, 17 November 2021: BAFTA Scotland has today confirmed a number of the nominees and guest presenters who will be attending the BAFTA Scotland Awards on Saturday 20 November at BBC Pacific Quay.

Attendees confirmed so far include (in alphabetical order): Abigail Lawrie; Claire Lim; Cora Bissett; David Carlyle; Dougray Scott; Jack Docherty; Jean Johannsson; Joanna Vanderham; Kirsty Wark; Lauren Lyle; Lawrence Chaney; Malachi Kirby; Mark Stanley; Marli Siu; Ncuti Gatwa; Sara Vickers; Sharon Rooney; Tamara Lawrence. Also joining the Awards remotely as guest presenters are: Brian Cox, Glenda Jackson, James McCardle, Mark Bonnar.

Edith Bowman returns to host the closed-studio show at BBC Pacific Quay alongside Sanjeev Kohli. Backstage coverage will begin at 16.00 GMT with the ceremony live streamed from 16.30 GMT on BAFTA’s Facebook and YouTube channels and followed by a highlights show on BBC Scotland at 21.30 GMT.

Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA Scotland, said: “We are delighted to be able to welcome a live, specially invited audience of nominees – albeit a smaller one than usual - at this year’s Awards and are thrilled to have such a fantastic list of guests joining us, representing the very best creative talent from across Scotland. We’re also delighted to confirm that for the second year running the BAFTA Scotland Awards will be albert certified and carbon neutral. We look forward to recognising the outstanding achievements of all our nominees.”

BAFTA Scotland is supported by official partners and sponsors to the BAFTA Scotland Awards: Acqua Panna, BBC Scotland, Champagne Taittinger, Channel 4, Deloitte, Edit 123, Material, Screen Scotland, S.Pellegrino, STV and Villa Maria.

For further information:
Gillian McCormack
T:  07792 423 012
E: [email protected]

About BAFTA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the UK, USA and Asia – BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For advice and inspiration from the best creative minds in working in film, games and television, visit www.bafta.org/guru. For more, visit www.bafta.org.

BAFTA Scotland has been championing the country’s film, games and television industries since 1989, celebrating and rewarding excellence through its annual British Academy Scotland Awards. BAFTA Scotland is at the core of Scotland’s screen industries, regularly engaging its members and the wider industry while reaching out to the public via a comprehensive range of screenings, educational events and masterclasses, including the annual Guru Live Glasgow event, an opportunity for the public and emerging talent to be inspired by a series of masterclasses and panels with industry professionals. For more, visit www.bafta.org/scotland.