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)
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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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Many of the cast found themselves puzzling over their characters' plot lines, only to discover what they felt was "right" in Winston Graham's original novels, seemingly ignored by the scriptwriters. Richard Morant elected to leave after the first series as a result, and his part was rewritten and recast with Michael Cadman. This was wryly reflected on-screen in the line: "I'm not the same man who went away." See more »

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Referenced in Alan Partridge Presents: The Cream of British Comedy (2005) See more »

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Best Mini-Series Ever
21 August 2004 | by (Time-Space) – See all my reviews

Poldark originally was broadcast here in the US on Masterpiece Theater. While many Masterpiece Theater Shows have been excellent, Poldark stood out as probably the best of any I have ever seen. It was amazing. A story about a man just returning from the revolutionary war to find his home and estate in ruins, the girl he loved gone and many challenges to face. Well acted and well directed this story will keep you guessing and wanting more. I can't recommend this one enough. I hope they put it on DVD soon so I can see it again and again.

Note: There is also another Poldark series, Poldark II, which is a continuation of this series and tells you the rest of the story.


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