Outlander triggered more interest in Scotland than ‘any other cultural artefact in recent years’

The historical roots of the hit television series Outlander and its cultural impact on Scotland will be examined in the first major academic conference of its kind next year. The University of Glasgow will host the Outlander Conference 2020 in June with the history, customs, politics, culture, clothes and music featured in the phenomenally successful television series which is based on the novels of Diana … Continue reading Outlander triggered more interest in Scotland than ‘any other cultural artefact in recent years’

East Wemyss actor set for Outlander debut

An actor from East Wemyss will soon be watched by millions as he plays a Scottish Highlander in the swashbuckling TV series Outlander. Ryan Ralph Gerrard (21) plays the role of Giles McMartin, a 16-year-old who finds himself thrust into the battle of Culloden – and he told the Mail that filming in the third series was “truly magical”. “It was like being sent back … Continue reading East Wemyss actor set for Outlander debut