young 20th Century nurse slips
between time zones, having fallen in love
with a brave young Scot in the 1700s,
as the fantastically compelling and
stunning television drama covering
the genres of history, science fiction,
romance and adventure moves on
to Colonial America for a mesmerising
fifth season of Outlander... BASED ON THE INTERNATIONAL BEST-SELLING BOOKS of the same name by Diana Gabalbon,
the captivating and thrilling Golden Globe-nominated Outlander has now
reached Season 5.
From the Highlands of Scotland through the French royal court, Outlander
has followed the adventures of Second World War nurse Claire (Caitriona Balfe)
as she goes back in time to be with the man she loves, Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan).
A brilliant cast and totally
Do not miss
one second of this
captivating fifth Season.
Fraser's Ridge in the North Carolina wilderness, Claire practises medicine for
the good of her family and the community, using the skills she learned as a
doctor living in the future. She has also written a medical book under the pseudonym
of Dr Rawlings.
married and living at the home they have created, the family is content to put
down roots, having made a pact with the English redcoats for a parcel of land.
But the threat of revolution hangs over them and soon their tranquil idyll will
Determined to protect those they love, Claire and Jamie prepare for their daughter
Brianna's wedding to Roger MacKenzie (Richard Rankin). Brianna joined her parents
from the future after discovering her true identity and was followed through
the stone circle at Craigh na Dun to the past by Roger, her true love.
As Brianna and Roger attempt to find a place in a strange world, the shadow
cast over their relationship by Stephen Bonnet (a wonderfully disturbed portrayal
from Edward Speleers) when he raped Brianna, prior to the birth of baby Jem
(Andrew Adair and Matthew Adair), seems lessened by Bonnet's apparent death.
However for the family, which now includes Jamie's nephew Ian (the remarkable
John Bell) who has returned from his life with the Mohawks, there is further
danger, turmoil and impending hostilities to come in the New World.
At the wedding celebrations, Governor Tryon (Tim Downie) reminds Jamie of his
obligation to track down Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser (Duncan Lacroix), Jamie's
much-loved Godfather who is now leading a militia of rebel Regulators.
Tyron wants Murtagh and his men hung as a warning to all and Jamie, who has
reservations about his agreement, reluctantly sets off with the fanatical Lt
Hamilton Knox (Michael D Xavier) and his militia, with danger and tragedy to
As the threat from the Regulators becomes stronger, Governor Tyron has his reasons
for wanting to suppress them and avert the mounting political crisis. When Roger
goes to Brownsville with his men, his actions will rebound on the family.
Jamie tries to balance his divided loyalties as the Regulators take the rebellion
to the point of no return. Facing his fears, he suffers the consequences of
Alamance Creek. When he receives a life-threatening bite from a poisonous snake,
Claire tries desperately to save him, using the limited resources available
in the 18th Century.
Brianna supports Roger and his demons, becoming enmeshed with the life or death
fight for her family. She and Roger share a difficult decision, unsure whether
to return to the future or stay.
Hazards lurk for the Frasers and Claire has to endure the unthinkable as she
is captured by an enemy intent on seeking a terrible revenge, but will the Frasers
get through the trauma to find peace at last in the place they have chosen to
Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series of books has sold an estimated 30 million
copies world-wide, all the books having graced the New York Times Best-Seller
Outlander Season 5 is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Left Bank Pictures
and Storymining & Supply Company in association with Sony Pictures Television.
An absolutely outstanding drama. A brilliant cast and totally believable characters.
Do not miss one second of this captivating fifth season. Magnificent!
Outlander Season 5 also features: Maria Doyle Kennedy as Jamie's aunt, plantation
owner Jocasta, who is Murtagh's lover; David Berry as English soldier and aristocrat
Lord John Grey; César Domboy as Fergus Claudel Fraser, who is married to Jamie's
step-daughter Marsali (Lauren Lyle) from an ill-fated marriage; and Ned Dennehy
as Brownsville resident Lionel Brown.
Season Music is by Bear McCreary; Season Cinematography is by Stijn Van der
Veken; Costume Designer is Tricia Biggar; Writing Credits are: Diana Gabaldon
(Novel), Ronald D Moore (Developed by), Tonia Graphia, Matthew B Roberts, Mergan
Ferrell Burke, Stephanie Shannon, Barbara Stepansky, Luke Schelhaas, Shaina
Fewell, Danielle Berrow, Alyson Evans and Steve Kornacki; Producers are: Shaina
Fewell, Michael Wilson, Guy Tannahill, Catriona Balfe and Sam Heughan; Executive
Producers are: Ronald D Moore, Matthew B Roberts, Maril Davis, Toni Graphia,
Jim Kolhberg and Andy Harries; and Directed by Stephen Woolfenden with Jamie
Payne, Annie Griffin and Meera Menon.
* Having achieved world-wide success, Outlander
season 5 is now released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on Blu-ray
and DVD in the UK on 21 September 2020. Certificate/Rating: 18 | Running Time:
Approximately 700 Minutes.
Episodes The Fiery Cross | Between Two Fires | Free Will
| The Company We Keep | Perpetual Adoration | Better To Marry Than Burn | Ballad
of Roger Mac | Famous Last Words | Monsters and Heroes | Mercy Shall Follow
Me | Journeycake | Never My Love.
Outlander Season 5 Blu-ray and DVD is also loaded with bonus
features including Four all new Outlander Untold scenes following
the stories of fan-favourite characters | Blooper Reel | Featurette
Strength in Action: The Women of Outlander | Featurette Through
Fire and Hell: The Finale | The Gorgeous Lyric Video Flowers of the Forest |
At Home with Adso (The Fraser's cat).
Exclusive Blu-ray Bonus Features include 16 Deleted Scenes
| Featurette: The Heart of the Frasers, highlighting Claire and Jamie's relationship
and family bond | Featurette Expanding the World: Set and Costumes
| Writer and Producer Commentaries.
"Stunning, compelling and exciting… Do not miss one second of this captivating
Season 5. Magnificent!" *****
Maggie Woods, MotorBar