Roger Wakefield MacKenzie is the man! I fell in love with him within minutes of meeting him in Dragonfly in Amber, back in 1992. In the Starz production of Outlander, Richard Rankin was given the daunting task of bringing my book love to life. All I can say is job well done!
We only get to see him in episode 213, but I fell in love with Roger all over again. For me, Rik IS Roger. And being me, I had all these great songs playing in my head, dedicated to my hero. But I wouldn’t be able to use them until I finished all my other recaps of season 2. And let’s face it – it’s going to take all of Droughtlander for me to get to 213.
So I decided to devote a whole cheesy video to Roger! His part of the story takes place in 1968, and it turns out many of…
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The crew of Outlander has missed shooting on location in Scotland, but after a week of terrible rains that turned the massive farm they’re shooting on into a muddy mess, they welcome the sunlight and balmy weather. It’s the perfect weather for Sam Heughan’s Jamie Fraser to train these wannabe soldiers how to use the weapons they’ll be fighting the British with.
“It feels like things are just beginning to ramp up,” Heughan told me later in his trailer after he’d wrapped for the day, sipping a glass of Laphroaig, his favorite whisky. “The first half of the season there’s a lot of talk about this great battle, about Culloden, about how we know this whole people and culture are doomed. Ultimately Jamie realizes that he can’t [stop Charles Stuart from raising the army]. He has to join them and has to help.”
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