Outlander (2015–) After World War II, a British nurse named Claire and her husband try to forget the war with a trip to Scotland, where the husband can research his ancestor who fought for the British army in the Jacobite Uprising. While there, Claire is transported to 1743, where she joins a Scottish clan and tries to warn them that they’re on the losing side … Continue reading All of the Ways TV Has Tackled Time Travel, From Doctor Who to Outlander
Few women on television have been through more than Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser. A nurse who was in the thick of it during World War 2, Claire was re-connecting with her husband, Frank, in post-war Scotland when she was transported back to the 18th century via a circle of mystical stones. The ever-practical Claire made herself useful among the clans of Scotland and connected deeply with … Continue reading Caitriona Balfe on Claire’s S2 Journey and What’s Next for ‘Outlander’
You asked and our Sassenach answered. Find out what Claire and Caitriona have in common and much more in this #OutlanderOfferings video. ~ via Outlander Starz. Continue reading What do Claire and Caitriona have in common?
He pledges his fealty to Claire, who now bears his name – Clan Fraser (Je Suis Prest), not MacKenzie! Indeed, he is ready! I swear on the cross of my Lord Jesus, and by the holy iron which I hold that I give you my fealty and pledge you my loyalty. If my hand is ever raised in rebellion against you again then I ask that … Continue reading Jamie Pledges His Fealty to Claire!
Since the Emmy nominations are drawing near, we also wanted to send out a reminder as to why Caitriona Balfe’s portrayal of Claire Fraser – Claire Elizabeth Beauchamp Randall Fraser – deserves a nod! We know you agree, right? Quick review >> Continue reading Why Caitriona Balfe Deserves a Nomination!
Season two of “Outlander” begins as Claire and Jamie arrive in France, hell-bent on infiltrating the Jacobite rebellion led by Prince Charles Stuart, and stopping the battle of Culloden. With the help of his cousin Jared (Robert Cavanah), a local wine merchant, Jamie and Claire are thrown into the lavish world of French society, where intrigue and parties are abundant, but political gain proves far … Continue reading Season 2 Synopsis
I surely hope she gets nominated. WHY SHE DESERVES A NOD: Being a modern British 1940s woman who is transported to Scotland circa 1743 is not an easy reality for Outlander’s Claire to absorb, and Balfe has brought that struggle to life with poise and determination. Rather than allowing her character to become a poor, lost-in-time-and-place damsel, the actress brings such steely strength and resolve … Continue reading Emmys 2015: Lead Actress Drama Caitriona Balfe