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Winners of the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2021 Unveiled

21 November 2021
Event: British Academy Scotland Awards 2021Date: Sunday 21 November 2021 Venue: BBC Pacific Quay, Glasgow, ScotlandHost: Edith Bowman-Area: ReportageBAFTA/Carlo Paloni

BAFTA Scotland announced the winners of this year’s BAFTA Scotland Awards during a special closed show ceremony hosted by Edith Bowman.

The highlights from tonight’s BAFTA Scotland Awards include:

Limbo wins four awards (Actor Film, Writer Film/Television, Director Fiction, Feature Film)
Lawrence Chaney is the recipient of the favourite ‘Scot on Screen’ Audience Award, in partnership with Screen Scotland, voted for by the public
James McAvoy wins this year’s Actor Television category for Together
Abigail Lawrie wins Actress Television for Tin Star: Liverpool
Marli Siu wins Actress Film for Run

Joining Edith Bowman on the night to present the Awards, which celebrated the very best in film, games and television produced over the last year in Scotland, was Sanjeev Kohli, alongside a number of guest presenters and nominees including Abigail Lawrie, Claire Lim; 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 and Tamara Lawrance; with Brian Cox; Glenda Jackson, James McArdle and Mark Bonnar joining the ceremony remotely.

Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA Scotland, said: “This year has remained an incredibly challenging one for many, and so we are delighted to have been able to recognise the achievements of the film, games and television industries that have continued to keep us informed and entertained during this time.  We were also thrilled to be able to welcome back a live, specially invited audience of nominees – albeit a smaller one than usual - and we would like to thank our incredible hosts, guest presenters and wonderful partners for helping us deliver such a brilliant show tonight. It really has been absolutely fantastic to celebrate the inspiring work that’s being produced in Scotland over the past year, and we would like to offer our warmest congratulations to all our worthy winners and nominees.”

This year BAFTA Scotland were 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.