RENFREWSHIRE actor David Tennant has been named among the 2021 Bafta Scotland nominees.

The former Paisley Grammar School pupil is in the running for the Audience Award, which is voted for by the public, after his critically-acclaimed portrayal of serial killer Dennis Nilsen in hit ITV drama Des.

Tennant is up against Line of Duty stars Martin Compston and Kelly Macdonald, as well as David Carlyle (It's A Sin), Lawrence Chaney (RuPaul's Drag Race UK) and Jean Johansson (A Place in the Sun).

The annual event honours achievement in Scotland's film, television and video game industries and will be held via a digital ceremony on Saturday, November 20.

Jude MacLaverty, director of Bafta Scotland, said: "We are thrilled to be announcing the nominations for this year's Bafta Scotland Awards, which yet again highlight the phenomenal level of talent and creativity in the film, game and television industries within Scotland.

"This year has continued to be an extremely challenging one for many and, throughout it, the film, gaming and TV industries have continued to inform and entertain us all with a wealth of quality programming, innovative games and important films, which is reflected in our list of talented nominees."