Obsessed With the Outlander Theme Song?

I originally intended to feature an instrumental Main Title. I’ve actually never composed a Main Title theme that featured lyrics before. I decided to bring Raya in to see how this melody would sound with lyrics. Immediately, I could tell her uniquely timeless vocal quality would bring something special to Outlander. ~ Bear McCreary Here’s Why It’s So Special, Especially Season 5’s Version. Remember when … Continue reading Obsessed With the Outlander Theme Song?

Outlander is boosting a renaissance of the Scots language – here’s how

What would ye twa cotters ken o’ battle, eh? I bet ye Lallybroch tumshies will turn arse and run at first blast o’ cannon fire… Pithy Scots brogue and throwaway insults punctuate Outlander, the phenomenally successful TV series that explores the final great Jacobite uprising of 1745 – the rebellion against King George II led by Bonnie Prince Charlie. Like 18th-century period dress or columns … Continue reading Outlander is boosting a renaissance of the Scots language – here’s how

Bowled over Outlander creator Diana Gabaldon thrilled by new Bonnie Prince Charlie Exhibition

The author was given a sneak peek at a new Jacobites exhibition which opens at Edinburgh’s National Museum of Scotland on Friday. Outlander creator, Diana Gabaldon, looks thrilled as she handles a rare silver relic left behind by Bonnie Prince Charlie as he fled the Battle of Culloden. And the former university professor — who meticulously researched the 18th century uprisings for her series of … Continue reading Bowled over Outlander creator Diana Gabaldon thrilled by new Bonnie Prince Charlie Exhibition

Warriors in weaponised kilts: where Outlander creator Diana Gabaldon gets her ideas from

The author is Diana Gabaldon, who is eagerly taking photographs on her mobile and gleefully saying she will be sending these to the person who does the costumes for Outlander, the TV series based on her cult sequence of novels that launched in 2014. The suit in question is part of the National Museum of Scotland’s forthcoming exhibition about the Jacobites, a sequel to its … Continue reading Warriors in weaponised kilts: where Outlander creator Diana Gabaldon gets her ideas from

Filming Wraps For The Battle Of Culloden In Outlander S3: Just How Did Jamie Survive?

*Spoilers ahead* If you do not want any spoilers for Outlander S3, don’t read any further! History is a key element in Starz’s time-traveling TV show, Outlander. Through her series of books, author Diana Gabaldon plays with historical accuracy at times, using real life people and events to help unfold the plot of her main characters, Jamie and Claire Fraser. In last season’s finale, Claire … Continue reading Filming Wraps For The Battle Of Culloden In Outlander S3: Just How Did Jamie Survive?

Outlander S2 Epi13 – Dragonfly in Amber (Title Analysis)

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S2 Epi13 – Dragonfly in Amber Directed by Philip John    Written by Toni Graphia & Matthew B. Roberts Starz/TV Synopsis Claire visits Lallybroch and Culloden Moor to make peace with the past, while Brianna and Roger bond over researching Randall family history. Jamie and Claire come up with a dangerous plan, which Dougal overhears, inciting him to a murderous rage. Jamie must do everything … Continue reading Outlander S2 Epi13 – Dragonfly in Amber (Title Analysis)

Outlander S2 Epi12 – The Hail Mary (Title Analysis)

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S2 Epi12 – The Hail Mary Directed by Philip John      Written by Anne Kenney & Ira Steven Behr Starz/TV Synopsis Jamie pulls out all stops in an effort in turn the Jacobite army away from impending slaughter at Culloden Moor, while Claire comforts the ailing Alex Randall; and Alex devises an outrageous plan to save his child’s mother. THE HAIL MARY In a … Continue reading Outlander S2 Epi12 – The Hail Mary (Title Analysis)

Outlander Epi10: Watch Jamie Fraser Prepare for Battle in Exclusive Clip

OMG, he is back and more delusional than ever! ‘Mark me.’ http://dp8hsntg6do36.cloudfront.net/57587d8cba4aa1013c000018/b56b5a46-51ca-4241-974e-0ae541502a5flow.webm Contrary to what some may think, Outlander is more than just a dashing Scotsman flirting with an intrepid time-traveling nurse. There’s action, too! But while there have been duels, skirmishes, and some nasty dustups before, Outlander is about to launch its first full-fledged battle. Devoted Outlander fans and Scottish history scholars will recognize … Continue reading Outlander Epi10: Watch Jamie Fraser Prepare for Battle in Exclusive Clip