Sunday, 4 November 2012

Paul Brannigan

Angel star turns monster for East End kids
AngelsShare star, Paul Brannigan, became Frankenstein’s monster for the night for kids in the East End of Glasgow.
It was part of a week of activities run by PEEK which included making masks and candle holders, a scary trip to Edinburgh Dungeon and cycling in Aberfoyle as well as a Hallowe’en party.
More than 200 people attended the Hallowe’en Ghost Walk and Monsters Ball at Reidvale Neighbourhood Centre last weekend.
Paul, who played Robbie in Ken Loach’s Scottish film The Angels’ Share, helped out and his young son also joined in, dressed as batman.
Michaela Munro, from PEEK, said: “It was a huge success, it was amazing to see the children get involved. The evening was terrifyingly terrific. We hope everyone had a spectacular evening.
“We would like to thank everyone who came and especially all those who helped.”
Read more at All Media Scotland

Paul Brannigan receives Scottish BAFTA nomination
Paul Brannigan has been nominated for the Scottish BAFTA for Best Actor for his performance in Ken Loach’s The Angels’ Share.

Paul leads the film as Robbie, a young ex-con hoping to make a new life for himself and his young family by starting out in the whiskey industry. The film won the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival.

Since shooting The Angels’ Share, Paul has gone on to appear in Jonathan Glazer’s new feature Under the Skin alongside Scarlet Johansson and feature in the Scottish continuing drama River City. He's currently shooting Dexter Fletcher’s new Proclaimers film Sunshine on Leith, in which he plays wounded soldier named Ronnie.

The Scottish BAFTA awards will be held in Glasgow on the 18th November 2012.
Source: Curtis Brown 

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