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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1978   1977  
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)
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 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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Ross Poldark - nuoren miehen tie  »

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

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26 May 2000 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

What a series! My husband and I were spellbound for the 18 or so hours (over a month) it took to watch Part 1 and 2. The plot twists are great but what is primarily so entrancing is the presentation of life at the end of the 18th Century. We particularly like Ross Poldark's propensity for going into prisons and removing prisoners who have been falsely jailed or whom he is fond of. He does this on a fairly regular basis. Cornwall seems to be very much like Seattle - only a few scenes are shot in sunshine - all in all, a sort of up-scale, historical soap-opera.


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