Creative Clyde wins at Scottish BAFTAs

21 November 2011

Creative Clyde members were among the winners at the annual BAFTA Scotland awards, which were held at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow.

Shed Productions, Keo North and The Comedy Unit, all part of the growing Creative Clyde community, were honoured in the recent BAFTA Scotland awards.

It was a night of celebration for some of the country's leading film and TV stars at the annual BAFTA Scotland awards on Sunday (13th Nov) evening. Robbie Coltrane, Karen Dunbar and Sir Terry Pratchett were among the celebrities who graced the red carpet at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow for the ceremony.·          

Eileen Gallagher of Shed Productions received an award for outstanding contribution to broadcasting. She has been responsible for programmes such as Bad Girls, Footballers' Wives and Waterloo Road.

The much debated documentary The Scheme, made by Friel Kean Films won the Factual Series award while the Terry Pratchett film Choosing to Die, made by Keo North, won the best documentary award.

Brian Limond won the award for best Entertainment programme, beating runners up Rab C Nesbitt and Burnistoun with Limmy's Show. All three were produced by The Comedy Unit.

The ceremony at the Radisson Blu on Argyle Street was watched by a 500-strong audience and hosted by comedian Kevin Bridges. The full list of winners is available on the BAFTA website.

Creative Clyde is delivered in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, Glasgow City Council, Creative Scotland, BBC Scotland, University of Glasgow, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), STV, Raise the Roof Productions, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Film City Glasgow, and Glasgow Science Centre.