With the success it brought Outlander to his life, where he played Jamie Fraser, Sam Heughan he became one of the actors of the moment. So much so that many new projects became part of his life and, one of them, is Men in Kilts, a tourism program in which he travels the most iconic places in Scotland, including some in which the series that was filmed was filmed. catapulted him to international fame.
Along with Graham McTavish, who played his uncle Dougal MacKenzie in Outlander, Sam Heughan managed, through this new program, to increase tourism in Scotland. The most beautiful Highlands in the country were shown detail by detail and, likewise, the protagonists told the historical connotation that the points they visited have, a strategy that they also used to promote the series based on the books by Diana Gabaldón.
This is because, more than once, wearing their traditional kilts and in a vehicle promoted by Starz Play, Sam and Graham remembered Outlander visiting the most iconic points of the historical drama like the stones of Craigh na Dun or the battlefield of Culloden. It should be noted that, in reality, these places in Scotland have another name, but that they were symbolically remembered in the series.
However, this amount of promotion to Scotland tourism that they achieved so much with Outlander As with Men In Kilts, it caused the anger of both protagonists since, after many foreigners visited the most iconic places in the country, several pieces belonging to history disappeared. That is why, more than once, Heughan expressed himself about it and came to ask for respect for these memories.
Although, now, fans of Sam and Graham will not be able to travel Scotland again with their favorite actors. The thing is, Heughan announced that Men in Kilts is coming to an end: “The end of Men in Kilts is here. Everything we explore, experiences and what we consume has led us to this moment. Tell me your favorite experiences”, Wrote the interpreter, phrase that accompanied with the trailer of the program.
It is still unknown if this Starz Play production will have a new season, but one thing is certain: there is still the duo of Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish for a while. Although they will no longer cross paths in OutlanderThey do have the promotion of the books they wrote together and, in turn, the whiskey company they share.