Filming has started on third season of ‘Poldark’

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The next season of Poldark began filming earlier today.

ten-part second season of the award-winning Cornish saga launched on BBC One last night.

The BBC announced the commission of Season 3 in July.

The Hobbit star Aidan Turner will reprise his role as Ross Poldark, alongside Eleanor Tomlinson as his wife Demelza.

The official synopsis for Season 3 reads: “1794: Ross must traverse new family, new loves and new battles, as the French revolution casts a shadow over life in Cornwall.”

Director Joss Agnew – who has previously directed episodes of Mr Selfridge, Casualty and The Sarah Jane Adventures – revealed the news on Twitter this morning.


The first season of Poldark began on BBC One in March 2015, peaking with 9.4 million viewers across TV and iPlayer.

Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon.

Mammoth Screen Managing Director Damien Timmer commented earlier this year: “Winston Graham and Debbie Horsfield’s extraordinary flair for storytelling means the saga of Ross, his friends and enemies will go to even more thrilling places!”

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Elizabeth Kilgarriff, Executive Producer for the BBC, added: “Series two promises to take the audience on another fantastic rollercoaster ride and we’re thrilled to know that the story won’t end there.”

Season 3 will air on BBC One in 2017.

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