Jessica "Jess" Mackenzie
is a fictional character in the television series Monarch of the Glen
. Jess is played by Scottish actress Rae Hendrie
Jess first came to Glenbogle
with her mother in Series 3, Episode 4 where she first met her father Golly Mackenzie
. They rowed, but eventually decided to be friends.
In Series 5, Episode 4 it was revealed that she had not been able to do much travelling, and "went straight from school to uni
to my Masters
" in Land Management
, and asked her father what he thought about her travelling to Thailand
or New Zealand
"to take a year off to catch up on my life". Jess returned to Glenbogle on her own after a row with her mother about her much older university lecturer boyfriend - Dr. Sean Cook. Archie MacDonald
travelled on behalf on Golly to see the teacher, but it was revealed that they had split up awhile ago, not to mention that he was married with a child. Upon introducing himself as the Laird
of Glenbogle, Dr. Cook announced to his Land Economy
class on Bubble Theory
: "We have amongst us a social, political, and economic dinosaur."
Jess got Duncan McKay
's job as Head Ranger
in Series 5, but then Duncan returned and wanted to have his job back. Eventually it was agreed by Archie and Paul
that Jess and Duncan would both be rangers. Jess and Duncan got together at the end of Series 5, but Golly was not happy about this.
In Series 6, Duncan left Jess and... Read More