On the Isle of Harris, a new distillery bears the island's name. Also on this island, you'll discover the key ingredient in making Harris Gin. But "1st Look" guest hosts George Oliphant and Alan Cumming soon discover, you need to put in a very hard day's work, if you want to nip upon some of the most pristine spirits in the land.
The Isle of Eriskay is famous for The Whisky Galore and the real life events of the S.S. Politician's shipwreck. When the ship went aground, it contained thousands of cases of whisky… That is until the townspeople of Eriskay learned of its contents. Upon arriving "1st Look" guest host George Oliphant heads out to the open sea to try and find some of the legendary bounty and to try his hand at fishing, because on the islands, if don't catch... you don't eat.
The seaport town of Oban is only a stones-throw away from Glasgow, and when you’re there, you need to fill up on some of the freshest seafood in all of the nation. Then hop on a ferry and head straight for the Scottish Isles. Join "1st Look" guest host George Oliphant as he strolls along the white sand beaches and kayaks through the turquoise waters that surround the beautiful island of Barra. And finally, joined by acclaimed actor and Scotsmen, Alan Cumming, pair the perfect pint with the majesty, the history and serenity of The Scottish Isles.
The Scottish Isles are remarkable, and with every direction you turn, there's something magnificent to see. Join us as “1st Look” guest host George Oliphant, partnered with acclaimed actor, and Scotsman, Alan Cumming, set sail for The Scottish Isle cluster known, as The Outer Hebrides. Discover all these western islands have to offer, from whisky and wool, music, history, island living and more. Kayak on crystal clear waters. Explore ancient castles that need to be seen to be believed. Feast on the freshest seafood catch, pulled straight from the seas. And take in the ever-present wind as it blows through ocean grasses, while the orchestral sounds of the surf put you in a state of perpetual peace. We’re hopping from one magical island to another in The Scottish Isles on “1st Look."
Join us as “1st Look” guest host George Oliphant, partnered with acclaimed actor and Scotsmen Alan Cumming, set sail for the Scottish Isle cluster known as The Outer Hebrides. Discover what all these western islands have to offer, from whiskey and wool, music, history, island living and more. After an all new SNL on NBC!