Aye, a.s a proud Scotsman, Sam Heughan was worried when he first heard aboutOutlander, the television series that would change his life.

After all, the show was to be an adaptation of American fantasy author Diana Gabaldon’s series of best-selling novels. They were tales of time travel, a marriage between and 20th century Englishwoman and a 18th century Scot set against pivotal events in Highlands history. And all done for the Starz network in the US, which had previously had its way with Arthurian legend in Camelot and Roman history in Spartacus

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