Time Travelling Scots

A tale of Scottish history, romance and time travel, telling how former Doctor Who companion Frazer Hines inspired Diana Gabaldon to write a series of bestselling novels.

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20131227 (RS)
20140505 (RS)

A Tale of Two Jamies: Diana Gabaldon is a romance writer with a legion of admiring fans. Her hero, Jamie Fraser, is a swashbuckling Scot who has captured her readers' hearts. Actor Frazer Hines is a former Doctor Who assistant. His character, Jamie McCrimmon, played an unlikely part in inspiring Gabaldon to write her bestselling Outlander novels. Frazer meets Diana and her fans to learn more about the phenomenon he unwittinginly helped create, exploring Scottish history, time travel and the meaning of true love along the way.

A Doctor Who companion, a bestselling romance writer and a busload of fans hit Scotland.