Peter Mullan and Martin Compston nominated for Scots Baftas

  • 30 October 2013
  • From the section Scotland
Edith Bowman
Image caption The awards ceremony in Glasgow next month will be hosted by Edith Bowman

Actors Peter Mullan, Ford Kiernan and Martin Compston are among those nominated for this year's Scottish Baftas.

The British Academy Scotland Awards honour the best Scottish talent in film, television and video games.

Limmy's Show and Mrs Brown's Boys are in the running for best comedy show, with The Wee Man up for best film.

The awards ceremony is being held in Glasgow on 17 November and will be hosted by radio DJ Edith Bowman.

For Those in Peril, a film about a small Scottish fishing community hit by tragedy, leads the way with four nominations.

It is closely followed by films Fire in the Night and The Wee Man, television series Case Histories and Murder, and documentary I am Breathing which all have two nominations.

In the best actor/actress in a film category, Martin Compston is recognised for his portrayal of Paul Ferris's journey into Glasgow's criminal underworld. He is up against Iain De Caestecker for Not Another Happy Ending and George MacKay in For Those in Peril.

Ford Kiernan, for The Field of Blood, and Peter Mullan, for the Fear, go head-to-head in the television actor/actress category, against Sharon Rooney for My Mad Fat Diary.

In the current affairs category the BBC Scotland investigation Sins of Our Fathers is nominated along with Panorama documentary The Truth About Pills and Pregnancy and STV's Road to Referendum series.

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