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For Those In Peril is double winner at BAFTA Scotland awards

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Nov 18, 2013 | 12:27pm EST

First-time director Paul Wright is celebrating after his gritty drama For Those In Peril scored a double win at the 2013 BAFTA Scotland awards on Sunday (17Nov13). The movie, about a loner blamed for a tragedy on a remote Scottish fishing island, picked up two of the four prizes it was nominated for - Best Film and Best Actor/Actress (Film) for its leading star, George MacKay. Meanwhile, Peter Mullan claimed the Best Actor/Actress TV honour for his role in gangster drama The Fear, and funnyman Brian Limond emerged victorious in the Best Comedy/Entertainment Programme category for Limmy's Show. Meanwhile, veteran One Foot in the Grave star Richard Wilson, who was born in Greenock, Scotland, was presented with an accolade for his outstanding contribution to TV and film by former Dr. Who star David Tennant. The ceremony, which took place in Glasgow, celebrates the best of Scottish entertainment and talent.

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