I don't know who thinks up these stunts in the VisitScotland control centre but this is the latestVisitScotland has provided a helping hand to a customer with a difference – a very large customer, who is starring on our movie screens across the land, as the latest Shrek movie – “Shrek the Third” – is shown throughout Europe and the UK.
The organisation’s PR teams have been working closely with Paramount Pictures to explore Shrek’s possible Scottish heritage. Voice actor Mike Myers bestowed a Scottish accent on the lovable ogre when he first came to life in Shrek in 2001.
At 7ft tall and with a 102” waist, this was no ordinary kilt fitting! Lochcarron of Scotland, based in Selkirk agreed to meet the challenge which VisitScotland set and weavers at the mill worked overtime to meet the deadline and create the giant piece of green and brown tartan.
Have a look on our corporate website for the full story http://www.visitscotland.org/news_item.htm?newsID=45558
Oh Dear. For Shrek read Shriek throughout.
It will be a Tam o Shanter and Sporran for Nessie next