Outlander, a historical drama based on the novel series of the same name by Diana Gabaldon, first aired on Starz in 2014. The show is set in Scotland and the cast includes Scottish actor Sam Heughan, who is joined by Caitríona Balfe, Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, Caitlin O'Ryan and others. Outlander is about Claire Randall (played by Balfe), a married former Second World War military nurse who, in 1945, finds herself transported back in time to 1743.