Outlander gets UK release

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Outlander originally aired in the US on 9th August 2014 and was renewed for its second season on 15th August after earning critical praise and receiving a a People’s Choice Award for Favourite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show.

In the US, the show airs on Starz and the second season is set to return on 4th April 2015 and will be based upon the second novel in the series, Dragonfly in Amber. Thankfully for the UK, Amazon has picked up the rights to Outlander and is set to be made available at some point next year.

The drama series is expected to be released on Amazon Prime Instant Video.

Outlander is based on Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling novel series of the same name. It follows World War II nurse Claire Randall played by Caitriona Balfe, as she struggles to adapt to being sent back in time. The married Claire finds herself strangely attracted to Highlander Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) when she ends up in Scotland in 1743.

The series also stars Gary Lewis, Graham McTavish, Lotte Verbeek and Bill Paterson.

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