Nominees announced for BAFTA Scotland Audience Award 2023

BAFTA Scotland has announced the six nominees for the BAFTA Scotland Audience Award, in partnership with Screen Scotland.  

The BAFTA Scotland Audience Award for Favourite Scot on Screen in partnership with Screen Scotland, is the only category voted for by the public. The six nominees have been selected by an independent jury comprised of Scottish media and culture experts, and recognises the key Scottish talent who have made an impact with audiences in the past year.  

The public can now vote for their winner from the six nominees on the BAFTA Scotland website. The vote remains open for two weeks, closing at 17.00 on Monday 30 October, and the winner will be announced at the BAFTA Scotland Awards ceremony on Sunday 19 November.  

Nominees for the BAFTA Scotland Audience Award 2023, in partnership with Screen Scotland, are:  

  • Lewis Capaldi for How I’m Feeling Now 

  • Brian Cox for Succession 

  • Tony Curran for Mayflies 

  • Lauren Lyle for Karen Pirie 

  • Meryl Williams for The Traitors 

  • Hamza Yassin for Strictly Come Dancing 

Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA Scotland, said: "The six nominees announced today have captured the hearts and minds of viewing audiences over the past year. It is almost guaranteed that we have all discussed at least a couple (if not all!) of these names on our socials and with our friends and work colleagues - they all created 'watercooler moments' of brilliance and emotion. It's now over to you, the public, to vote for YOUR favourite Scot on Screen from this past year. Get voting!” 

Media contact

For all media enquiries regarding the nominations and the ceremony please contact:  Gillian McCormack 

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