Bill Paterson plots move into comedy after collecting award

Actor Bill Paterson is aiming for a move into comedy after collecting a lifetime achievement award at the Scottish Baftas. The 70-year-old, who has appeared in dozens of hit films and TV shows including The Killing Fields and Auf Wiedersehen Pet, collected the Outstanding Contribution to Film and TV honour at a ceremony in Glasgow. Former recipients include Billy Connolly, Robbie Coltrane and Bill Forsyth. Stars such as Alex Norton, David Hayman, Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill paid tribute to Paterson as they arrived at the ceremony. The Glaswegian, who…

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