Outlander star Sam Heughan to meet Prince Charles in Glasgow
Outlander star Sam Heughan , Jamie Fraser , lord of Lallybroch , will meet Prince Charles on a visit to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland later this week.
He will also speak to students from a range of disciplines and see some of their creative and performance work when he visits on Friday.
Charles is patron of the conservatoire.
Heughan, who graduated in 2003 and went on to star in Outlander. playing lead character Jamie Fraser, will later host a Q&A session with acting students.
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) describes itself as one of Europe’s most multi-disciplinary arts education environments, teaching music, drama, dance, production and film.
Professor Jeffrey Sharkey, principal of the RCS, said: “We’re delighted to have a patron who is passionate about the value of the arts to society and is committed, as we are, to the vital importance of early access to and progression in arts education.
“The arts have such a crucial role to play in the current and future well-being of individuals, communities and society as whole and this visit is a chance to celebrate the creative and performing arts at the Conservatoire and the strong commitment of our patron.”
He added: “I’m also delighted that Sam Heughan is able to join us for this special occasion.
“Sam is a fantastic role model and I hope he too enjoys his visit.
“It’s always a pleasure to welcome our graduates back home to RCS to share their experiences with current students.”
Jamie Fraser Outlander tours from Private tours Edinburgh