Scottish BAFTA nominations announced

A good day for Barney Thomson.

by Jennie Kermode

Robert Carlyle and Emma Thompson in The Legend Of Barney Thomson
Robert Carlyle and Emma Thompson in The Legend Of Barney Thomson

This year's Scottish BAFTA nominations were announced today, and things are looking good for Robert Carlyle's debut film as a director, The Legend Of Barney Thomson. The bloody tale of an earnest hairdresser out of his depth, it opened the Edinburgh International Film Festival earlier this year and went on to enjoy a warm reception at the box office. Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin's What We Did On Our Holiday has also secured multiple nominations.

"It is with immense joy and a huge honour that I have been asked to host the British Academy Scotland Awards again this year," said radio DJ Edith Bowman. "Any opportunity to celebrate and shout about the huge amount of talent coming out of Scotland is a genuine must for me. I can't wait."

The awards ceremony will take place in Glasgow on November 15.

The full list of film nominees is as follows:-

Best Feature Film

Best Director (film or TV)

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Writer (film or TV)

  • Gregory Burke, '71
  • Tom Edge, Scrotal Recall
  • Steven Moffatt, Doctor Who

Best Short Film

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