Kevin Bridges up for two Scottish Baftas

Up against Mrs Brown's Boys

Kevin Bridges is up for two Scottish Bafta award – going head to head against Mrs Brown's Boys.

The stand-up's BBC One series What's The Story? has been nominated for best comedy entertainment programme.

Brendan O'Carroll's sitcom has also been nominated in the same category, as it is made at the BBC studios in Glasgow.

The final nominee is the BBC Alba show Sweet Dreams: Sgeulachd Patsy Cline, which told the life of the country singer through a theatre production.

Bridges' other nomination is for best writer, again for What's The Story. In that category he is up against Louise Ironside for BBC Three lesbian drama Lip Service, and Paul Laverty for the Ken Loach film Angels' Share,

Meanwhile, Rab C Nesbitt stars Gregor Fisher and Elaine C Smith have been nominated for best actor, along with Iain De Caestecker for Young James Herriot.

The Scottish Baftas will be handed out on November 18.

The nominees were also announced this week the the Children's Bafta Awards.

Shortlisted in the comedy section are 4 O’Clock Club, Diddy Movies, Horrible Histories and Sorry I’ve Got No Head – all made for CBBC.

The Horrible History writing team have also been shortlisted in that category, while star Mathew Baynton is up for best perfumer alongside Ben Faulks for Mr Bloom's Nursery, Khalil Modvi for 4 O'Clock Club and former Young One Nigel Planer for Grizzly Tales.

Published: 24 Oct 2012

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