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Outlander prequel confirmed - get the details 

Would you want to find out more about Jamie Fraser's mum and dad? 

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Are you ready for a prequel about Brian and Ellen Fraser? The author of the Outlander series, Diana Gabaldon, revealed to a fan that she is indeed working on a prequel based on Jamie's parents - and we can't wait to read it!

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The author replied to a fan tweet, which read: "Have you ever thought of writing a prequel to Outlander about Jamie's parents?" She replied: "Yes. It's in progress." 

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Diana confirmed that a prequel is in the works

Fans were delighted to hear the news, with one writing: "There are soooo many stories in Diana’s imagination," while another added: "Most excellent news, I did wonder about the Early Years of the Mackenzie children and Jamie's parents. It should be some good reading, looking forward to it!"

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Sam Heughan recently opened up about the future of the show post-lockdown on This Morning, explaining: "We were supposed to be shooting right now, obviously things are still slightly up in the air but I'm hopeful that we're going to be back before we know it." 

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Would you like to read more about Brian and Ellen?

The actor then added that the filming team are currently working out plans to resume filming. "They're putting plans in place, but people can still binge it, it's on Amazon here in the UK so you guys can watch that."

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He also opened up about his new travel show Men in Kilts, explaining: "I was talking with my good friend Graham McTavish and we were talking about doing a podcast, and it just grew into this TV show. We'd always been interest in Scotland and discovering more about the heritage and the culture of Scotland, the food and the drink and one thing led to another after a couple of whiskies and the show was created." 

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