Poldark (1975– )

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British officer Ross Poldark returns to his native Cornwall after the Revolutionary War after escaping as a prisoner of war. He finds that because he was believed dead, his home has fallen ... See full summary »

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1977 | 1976 | 1975
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Robin Ellis ...
 Ross Poldark (29 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Demelza (28 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jill Townsend ...
 Elizabeth Warleggan / ... (27 episodes, 1975-1977)
Ralph Bates ...
 George Warleggan (23 episodes, 1975-1977)
Paul Curran ...
 Jud Paynter (22 episodes, 1975-1977)
Mary Wimbush ...
 Prudie Paynter (22 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Caroline Penvenen / ... (19 episodes, 1975-1977)
Forbes Collins ...
 Zacky Martin (14 episodes, 1975-1977)
Clive Francis ...
 Francis Poldark (13 episodes, 1975)
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 Drake Carne (13 episodes, 1977)
David Delve ...
 Sam Carne (12 episodes, 1977)
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British officer Ross Poldark returns to his native Cornwall after the Revolutionary War after escaping as a prisoner of war. He finds that because he was believed dead, his home has fallen into ruin and his estate has shifted to his mercenary uncle following the death of his father. His uncle has committed to selling the family copper and tin mines to a ruthless local land baron while his former fiancée has agreed to marry his cousin in his absence. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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8 May 1977 (USA)  »

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(16 episodes) (season 1) | (29 episodes) | (13 episodes)

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The role of Ross Poldark was originally offered to Ian McShane; Leigh Lawson and Timothy Dalton were also considered before Robin Ellis was cast in the role. See more »

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A Masterpiece Theater Gem
30 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When this "mini-series" first aired in the U.S. I was in junior high school and waited eagerly for each weekly episode to air on our local PBS station. Now, as an adult, I still find it completely engrossing and entertaining, only now on my DVD whenever I desire.

"The Poldark Saga" captures the struggles of an 18th century Cornish family, both economic and social, with characters that one can grow to love and cherish. This was a ground-breaking series in the 70's, taking the action off of the sound stage, and on to location. As the series progresses, the outdoor scenes improve, adding the rugged beauty of Cornwall to the cast of characters. This is a lovely series, and highly recommended for anyone who loves a costume drama that is truly British.


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