Sam Heughan ( Jamie Fraser ) shares about his early years before Outlander
“When I was a child I was lucky to get taken to a lot of live shows by my parents, then I moved to Edinburgh as a young teenager. They had a free ticket scheme for previews at the Lyceum Theatre and we would regularly attend. It was a great insight into the acting world as sometimes things would go wrong and you’d see “behind the curtain” many a time – it made me realise there was a whole world of people working behind the scenes and all the hard work that goes into a single production.”
Jamie Fraser Outlander tours
Sam had a few jobs before his acting career took off – “I applied to go to university to study film and English. I knew I was interested but didn’t know how to get into the industry. After taking two years out I finally applied for drama school. During that time (and in fact more as a “jobbing actor” I’ve done a whole variety of things: Bar/cafe work, an usher at the theatre, reception work, worked at Harrods, delivered sandwiches by bicycle in winter, temp at NHS and most proudly I served whisky at a sushi bar. ”
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- Whisky tours
- Jamie Fraser Outlander tours – visit Jamie’s ancestral home , Lallybroch , and two other key locations in his life .
- Outlander tours featuring a visit to Lallybroch , Jamie Fraser’s home
- Whisky , lochs and castles tour
- Game of Thrones tours
- Falkirk tours including the Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel
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