The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Scotland, BAFTA Scotland, has today confirmed a number of the nominees, presenters and guests who will be attending the British Academy Scotland Awards on Sunday 3 November at the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central.
Attendees confirmed so far include (in alphabetical order): Alex Ferns; Amy Manson; Ashley Storrie; Carol Kirkwood; Caitriona Balfe; Chloe Pirrie; David Hayman; Davie Robertson; Edith Bowman; Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop; Ford Kiernan; Gavin Mitchell; Greg Hemphill; Greg McHugh; Helen Flanagan; Iain Smith; Iain Stirling; Jack Lowden; Jackie Bird; James Harkness; Jamie Genevieve; Jane McCarry; Janey Godley; Jean Johansson; Jonathan Watson; Jordan Young; Joy McAvoy; Kate Dickie; Kelly Macdonald; Kirsty Wark; Lorn Macdonald; Mark Bonnar; Martin Compston; Mark Cox; Martin Dougan; Muriel Gray; Ncuti Gatwa; Nicola Coughlan; Pat Rambaut; Paul Riley; Peter Mullan; Rachel Jackson, Richard Rankin; Sam Heughan; Sanjeev Kohli; Saoirse-Monica Jackson; Sharon Rooney; Shauna Macdonald and Sorcha Groundsell.
The British Academy Scotland Awards will be hosted by Edith Bowman. Red carpet coverage will begin at 5pm and the ceremony will be live-streamed from 7pm on Facebook. A special awards highlights programme will be broadcast on BBC Scotland at 10pm, which will also be available on iPlayer.
Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA Scotland, said: “We are thrilled to have such a fantastic list of guests attending this year's awards representing the very best creative talent from across Scotland. We’re honoured to welcome everyone to the event and look forward to recognising the outstanding achievements of our nominees.”
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.