‘Poldark’ Episode 5 review

If the healthy, 6 million+ ratings are any indication, many on sofa-patrol on a Sunday night want a piece of Poldark. And if the tweets from BBC One’s #AskAidan event last Sunday are any indication, many also want a piece of the eponymous hero when he has his shirt off. Can’t blame you. I’m basically … >

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‘Poldark’ Episode 4 review

Roll those Easter Eggs under the bed, put your clocks back an hour, then drag your decorations from the attic – and oh, someone wake 18th century warble-wrangler Noddy Holder from his enchanted slumber – because it’s CHRIIIIIIISTMAAAAAS! The festive season comes to Sunday night’s most hashtaggable drama (#takethatshirtoff), and while you may be thinking … >

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‘Poldark’ Episode 3 review

No time for verbal innuendo this week: Poldark’s getting straight down to business. Ross Poldark’s Kickstarter copper mine is finally up and running, take that, Margaret Thatcher. What’s that? The Iron Lady won’t be born for another one hundred and forty years? Typical sneaky Westminster tactics. Against the sneers of the bankers, Ross is defiantly … >

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‘Poldark’ Episode 2 review

After a galloping introductory episode, Poldark week 2 settles into the glamorous cantering pace that you sense the series will likely continue to take. And that’s great. This is Sunday night on BBC One, not a bedtime Netflix queue, and Poldark isn’t something to be binged on, it’s a glass of port: you don’t neck … >

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‘Poldark’ Episode 1 review

Hold on to your cocoa. Sunday nights just put on a tricorn hat and got sexy. Or perhaps ‘sexy’ isn’t the right word. Barring an almost Carry On reference to rural copulation, there’s no hint of carnality, yet Poldark is a drama which radiates an irresistible hormonal power through every glance across the salty Cornish … >

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‘Poldark’ first trailer: Aidan Turner in BBC One’s new adaptation

The first trailer for BBC One’s new adaptation of Winston Graham’s acclaimed Poldark saga has been released. Set in 18th century Cornwall, the eight-part series stars Aidan Turner (Being Human) as Ross. The cast also includes Eleanor Tomlinson (The White Queen), Heida Reed (Silent Witness), Jack Farthing (Blandings), Kyle Solder (Anna Karenina), Warren Clarke (Red … >

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‘Poldark’ first pic: Aidan Turner in BBC One’s new adaptation

The first promotional photo for BBC One’s new adaptation of Winston Graham’s acclaimed Poldark saga has been released. Set in 18th century Cornwall, the eight-part series stars Aidan Turner (Being Human) as Ross. The cast also includes Eleanor Tomlinson (The White Queen), Heida Reed (Silent Witness), Jack Farthing (Blandings), Kyle Solder (Anna Karenina), Warren Clarke … >

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Phil Davis and Warren Clarke join BBC One’s ‘Poldark’ adaptation

Filming has begun on BBC One’s new adaptation of Winston Graham’s acclaimed Poldark saga. Set in 18th century Cornwall, the eight-part series stars Aidan Turner (Being Human) and Eleanor Tomlinson (The White Queen) as Ross Poldark and Demelza. The cast also includes Heida Reed (Silent Witness) as Ross’s first love Elizabeth, Jack Farthing (Blandings) as … >

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