Louisa Mellor Jun 9, 2017Poldark
returns for series three this Sunday. If you’ve never had the pleasure, here’s what you’ve been missing…
Warning: contains spoilers for Poldark
series one and two.
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Welcome to eighteenth century Cornwall, land of sumptuous landscapes, confusing personal pronouns and Captain Ross Poldark
. The bearer of an ancient name and a tousled mane, Poldark
’s the hero around this way. (Well, he is until series two episode seven, but we’re getting ahead of ourselves).
Known variously as Ross, Mr Ross, Mr Ross Sir, Cap’n Poldark
, ‘that classless ruffian bringing shame upon his family name’ or ‘ee with t’alluring scar who can blast us tin-mine any time ee choose’, depending on who’s addressing him, Poldark
is cut from typical Byronic cloth. He’s a gentleman rebel given to fits of