Whisky Galore Filming in Portsoy

2015 saw plenty of famous faced descend on Portsoy for the filming of the remake of “Whisky Galore”.

Based on the real life event of the SS Politician, with a massive cargo of whisky, running aground off Eriskay in 1941 was filmed in Portsoy.

The film stars comedian Eddie Izzard, playing Home Guard commander Captain Wagget, Trainspotting actor James Cosmo, Game of Thrones actress Ellie Kendrick, Gregor Fisher and Kevin Guthrie.

The film, released on Friday, May 5 2017 is the latest to use the region’s stunning landscapes as a backdrop.