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Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Aidan Turner ...  Ross Poldark 43 episodes, 2015-2019
Eleanor Tomlinson ...  Demelza Poldark / ... 43 episodes, 2015-2019
Jack Farthing ...  George Warleggan 43 episodes, 2015-2019
Beatie Edney ...  Prudie / ... 42 episodes, 2015-2019
Tristan Sturrock ...  Zacky Martin 41 episodes, 2015-2019
Luke Norris ...  Dwight Enys 39 episodes, 2015-2019
Heida Reed ...  Elizabeth Warleggan / ... 38 episodes, 2015-2019
Gabriella Wilde ...  Caroline Enys / ... 35 episodes, 2016-2019
Pip Torrens ...  Cary Warleggan 29 episodes, 2015-2019
Caroline Blakiston ...  Aunt Agatha 26 episodes, 2015-2018
Harry Richardson ...  Drake Carne 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Tom York ...  Sam Carne 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Ellise Chappell ...  Morwenna Carne / ... 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Ed Browning ...  Paul Daniel 22 episodes, 2015-2018
John Hollingworth ...  Captain Henshawe 20 episodes, 2015-2017
Richard Hope ...  Harris Pascoe 19 episodes, 2015-2019
Ruby Bentall ...  Verity Blamey / ... 18 episodes, 2015-2018
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Storyline

Ross Poldark returns to England after fighting in the American Revolution. His family and friends thought he was dead. The woman he hoped to marry is now engaged to his cousin. His father is dead, and the property he has inherited has been allowed to deteriorate. It is the late 1700s in Cornwall, England. This is a family drama, but is also about the challenges and conflicts between the rich and the poor. It is a time when fishermen are not catching much fish, tin and copper mines are closing down because prices are too low, but the price of food and rents are high. Ross faces the challenge of making his land productive, caring for the tenants who rely on him, and trying to win back the woman he loved - or finding a reason to live without her.

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Drama | History | Romance

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Country:

UK

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English | Cornish

Release Date:

21 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Corsham, Wiltshire, England, UK See more »

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16:9 HD
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Series two has 10 one-hour instalments covering the third and fourth novels (Jeremy Poldark, Warleggan) in the series by Winston Graham. See more »

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Ross shows up at the wedding with beard stubble. A man of his station would have shaved. See more »

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Best series ever
7 January 2018 | by carriescoffeeSee all my reviews

I use IMDB all the time to look at reviews but I never leave them. I signed up for an account just so I could rate this series BECAUSE IT IS THAT AWESOME. The only thing that I wish was different is that there were more episodes in a season. Ross Poldark is one of my favorite characters of all time. I can't say enough about how good this show is and everyone involved deserves accolades from the actors to the producers and writers and costume and set designers. The filmography is spectacular. I hope there are many more seasons to come (preferably with more episodes in each season). I also would love to see more television like this. I love historical fiction but a lot of television includes way too much violence, rape, and heroes with extremely confusing and questionable ethics. I like how the characters are flawed and realistic, but still recognizably noble and heroic. There are underlying messages about humanity's flaws and how we do suffer the consequences of our actions but also the value of love, forgiveness, and compassion is emphasized.


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