Watch the Teaser for 'Outlander' Star Sam Heughan's New Travel Docu-Series on Starz
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Starz has announced a new travel documentary series called Men in Kilts: a road trip with Sam and Graham with Outlander series stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish. Heugan first had the idea for the series in the form of a podcast and originally had the title Clan Lands.
"I wanted to do a podcast in my spare time and thought I would take some pictures for it," Heughan told OprahMag.com in 2019. "The more I started producing it, the more I would do it." produced and I really enjoyed it. So I decided to make it a TV show! We finished filming and I dare say I think it looks really funny. "
The half-hour series with eight episodes without a screenplay "is a celebration of Scottish history and culture, while Heughan and McTavish take viewers on their adventures, discover the rich, complex heritage of their home country, meet various local artisans and experts, and experience real moments of awe and fascination when the duo shares their travels with the audience instead of simply guiding them, "said a press release from Starz.
Here you can see a teaser in which Heughan rides a motorcycle with McTavish in a sidecar:
If you are an Outlander fan or have just made an extensive tour of Scottish battlefields (hand raised) for fun, then you will be interested to know that the show "Spectators from the Heart of Scotland in Glencoe, the site of a great massacre and a great clan feud against Inverness and the Culloden battlefield. "
Heughan plays Jamie Fraser, the Scottish highlander who meets and falls in love with Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe), a post-war American woman who dates back to 18th century Scotland. McTavish played Dougal MacKenzie, Fraser's strict uncle, in the first two seasons of the show.
"The real curiosity and passion that Sam and Graham have for the landscapes they visit and the stories they discover on their journey through the heart of Scotland make Men in Kilts: A road trip with Sam and Graham a really enjoyable one A journey of discovery for the audience. " Christina Davis, president of Original Programming from Starz, said in a statement from the network. "The series gives context and texture to the life and history of the Highlands, much like the tartan that Scotland is so famous for, and we look forward to doing this road trip with these two great friends."
"I'm not sure you're ready for this?! @ Meninkiltsstarz ??????? Coming soon to @starz !! @grahammctavish," Heughan wrote in an Instagram post to promote the show.
It looks like it's time for Jamie to trade his horses for something that may require serious off-roading. No release date has yet been set for this series.
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