Poldark

Poldark

Season 1

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It's 1783, and Ross Poldark has returned home from the American Revolutionary War to find England in the grip of recession and his beloved Cornwall on its knees. His father is dead, his family's land and copper mines are in ruins, and his childhood sweetheart is about to marry his first cousin. Feeling betrayed by everything he loves, Ross must rebuild his life, embarking on a risky business venture, facing new adversaries, and finding love where he least expects it. Based on the novels by Winston Graham and set against the dramatic Cornish coastline, this striking saga stars Aidan Turner (The Hobbit) as Ross Poldark, Eleanor Tomlinson (Death Comes to Pemberley) as the fiery Demelza, and includes a special appearance by Robin Ellis, who played the original Ross Poldark in the 1970s.
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Peabo1
Sep 11, 2017

A different type of series than I normally watch. It was slower to intise me, but soon pulled me into the drama and era. I thoroughly recommend watching it. It transported me into that more challenging time period. Can't even imagine how difficult life was in actuality​

The is a bit of outdated material in this script but overall it was great to re-visit this PBS drama.

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Xambro7
May 28, 2017

Snot-nosed churl of the lower British aristocracy, bugger the British Caste System!

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Booksss14
Apr 29, 2017

This is an amazing show! At first, it was a little slow... Didn't really draw me in that much. But I kept going and now I love it! I definitely recommend this show to anyone who's missing Downton Abbey (like me). It's a wonderful show with beautiful scenery with plenty of satisfactory moments. A must-see!

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Charlie68
Apr 17, 2017

A lot for the ladies and enough for gentlemen to keep interest high. The setting is also beautiful.

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velvetcactus
Mar 03, 2017

What can I say that has not been said already? Many sigh-worthy moments. I adored the interchanges, often unspoken between Agatha Poldark and George Warleggan!

dustbunny53 Feb 08, 2017

A quality show that went way beyond my expectations. I'm hooked!

AL_KATI Oct 10, 2016

This is amazing, with an excellent drama-filled plot and gorgeous scenery. Poldark is the guy who does all the wrong things for the right reasons. Season 2 is going to be awesome!

AL_ALYSONC Sep 22, 2016

I basically like all British period dramas and this continued the trend. I need to go stand on cliff in Cornwall and contemplate the beauty. Can't wait to watch Season 2.

Chapel_Hill_SarahW Aug 11, 2016

This scratched my itch for beautiful British period pieces. Gorgeous scenery, wonderful acting, and an engrossing family and love story. Poldark is the dark horse hero who is loyal to the point of danger, and passionate to the point of despair.

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behere
Jun 15, 2016

At end of part 5:
Ross: You were right. The world is a harder place now thanks to Julia (infant daughter). The stakes are higher. Loss is more painful. Yet I would not change places with him (Dwight, young single doctor). My life is more precious for being less certain and richer for being poorer.
Demela: What does it mean, resurgam?
Ross: I shall rise again.
Demela: Shall we?
Ross: I hope so.

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