Guilt leads winners at Scottish television awards


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In Guilt, Max (Mark Bonnar) and his brother Jake (Jamie Sives) by likelihood breeze down a pensioner known as Walter

BBC comedy crime drama Guilt led the winners one way or the other evening’s Royal Tv Society (RTS) Scotland Awards.

The Edinburgh-based mostly mostly manufacturing, starring Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives, used to be named easiest drama for the length of the receive awards ceremony.

It used to be one of 18 awards picked up by the BBC in Scotland.

The ceremony used to be hosted by actor Karen Dunbar, with the awards recognising creativity, innovation and excellence.

BBC Scotland Disclosure documentary Who Killed Emma? took the contemporary affairs prize for the investigative programme into the loss of life of Glasgow lady Emma Caldwell.

It used to be the third fundamental award for the programme, following a BAFTA and a UK-wide RTS Journalism award.

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Disclosure: Who killed Emma? took the contemporary affairs award

BBC Scotland also got two special awards.

The inaugural RTS Judges award used to be presented to the BBC Scotland channel in recognition of its achievements for the length of its first Twelve months.

The RTS Scotland Award (for famed contribution to tv in Scotland) went to Donalda MacKinnon, director of BBC Scotland, for her famed contribution to Scotland’s tv alternate.

Ms MacKinnon announced in February that she would be standing down nonetheless has agreed to discontinuance on the helm till the cease of the Twelve months to abet contend with Covid-19 challenges.

The award ceremony came about on-line for the well-known time.

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Donalda MacKinnon gained a obvious recognition award

April Chamberlain, RTS Scotland chairwoman, acknowledged: “Many congratulations to all of our nominees and winners.

“Even supposing we’re now not ready to receive together to maintain a excellent time in our unique vogue this Twelve months, the usual, calibre and diverse of entries displays the endured enhance and famed success of tv manufacturing in Scotland this present day.”

A number of of the other winners were:

Files – STV Files at Six (North)

Sports Programme – The Castle – IMG Productions Scotland, BBC Scotland

Sports Are living Tournament – Celtic v Kilmarnock – Billy McNeill Remembered – Sky Sports

Comedy – Burnistoun Tunes In – The Comedy Unit, BBC Scotland

Quick Invent – The Novel Scots – Ewan Fletcher, Grace Kirkwood, Gavin Hopkins, BBC Scotland

Younger folks’s – Swashbuckle – BBC Younger folks’s In-Dwelling Productions, CBeebies

Daylight hours – Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas – Elevate the Roof Productions, Channel 4

Documentary and Specialist Factual – Assassinate Case – Firecrest Films, BBC Scotland

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BBC Scotland channel’s Rogue to Wrestler

Factual Leisure and Components – Rogue to Wrestler – Firecracker Films Scotland, BBC Scotland

Younger Journalist – Connor Gillies – BBC Scotland

On Disguise Persona – Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer

Director – Matt Pinder, Assassinate Case – Firecrest Films, BBC Scotland

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