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Outlander's Sam Heughan delighted as he picks up BAFTA Scotland award for Jamie Fraser role

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Outlander's Sam Heughan was recognised at the BAFTA Scotland awards on Sunday night, for his role as Jamie Fraser. The 42-year-old scooped the audience award for his performance in the hit show, which is loved across the globe.

The actor arrived at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Glasgow and greeted fans who waited to take selfies with him. He was joined by Caitriona Balfe who plays his on-screen wife Claire Fraser in the Starz drama.Speaking as he arrived, he said: "We may be a small country and a small affair, but it's a great big celebration."Heughan was also joined by a whole host of stars from the film and television industries celebrating Scottish talent.Peter Capaldi said he was "excited" to attend the Scottish Baftas where he received this year's Outstanding Contribution to Film & Television award.The Doctor Who star spoke on the red carpet as he arrived for the ceremony in Glasgow on Sunday evening.He said: "The Scottish Baftas has a particular flavour to it.

It's good fun, and its a wee bit less up itself compared to other awards, so that's nice. It's very nice to be here."Other celebrities - including Succession star Brian Cox, Downton Abbey's Phillis Logan and Sex Education's Ncuti Gatwa - also arrived for the event.Guilt was the biggest winner of the night, receiving awards for Television Scripted, and Writer Film/Television for writer/creator Neil Forsyth.

This is the second time the show has won both categories at the BAFTA Scotland Awards, after winning in 2020.They also took home the Actress Television award in this year’s ceremony, which was won by Phyllis Logan for her performance as Maggie.The Hunt For Bible John picked up two awards, for Specialist Factual and Director - Factual for Matt Pinder.D

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