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Poldark: Season 1 (2015)

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Critic Consensus: Like an epic romance novel come to life, Poldark offers a sumptuous visual feast, from gorgeous scenery to a charming, handsome lead.

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In Season 1, Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) returns to his Cornwall home after fighting in the American War of Independence, but much has changed during his three years away: his father is dead; his lands are ruined; and his true love is about to marry his cousin. He also raises the hackles of the locals when he hires a miner's daughter as a maid after she's run away from home. Eleanor Tomlinson and Heida Reed also star.

Cast

Aidan Turner
as Ross Poldark
Philip Davis
as Jud Paynter
Phil Davis
as Jud Paynter
Tristan Sturrock
as Zacky Martin
Jack Farthing
as George Warleggan
Matthew Wilson
as Mark Daniel
Heida Reed
as Elizabeth
Kyle Soller
as Francis
Alexander Arnold
as Jim Carter
Warren Clarke
as Charles Poldark
Pip Torrens
as Cary Warleggan
Ed Browning
as Paul Daniel
Richard Harrington
as Captain Blamey
Emma Spurgin Hussey
as Mrs Zacky Martin
Robert Daws
as Dr Choake
Mary Woodvine
as Mrs Teague
Caroline Blakiston
as Aunt Agatha
Harriet Ballard
as Ruth Teague
John Hollingworth
as Captain Henshawe
Tim Delap
as Captain
Michael Culkin
as Horace Treneglos
Sally Dexter
as Mrs Chynoweth
Richard Hope
as Harris Pascoe
Mark Frost
as Tom Carne
Mark Frost (II)
as Tom Carne
Jason Squibb
as Reverend Odgers
Julian Seagar
as Landlord
Patrick Ryecart
as Sir Hugh Bodregun
Robin Ellis
as Reverend Halse
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Critic Reviews for Poldark: Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (5)

Such is my addiction to this particular genre that I obviously snorted the entire thing. But, as a connoisseur of this junk, trust me when I say it gives a reduced high. It is too in love with Poldark.

June 23, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's a story of interesting characters in interesting times. I love it.

April 26, 2017 | Full Review…

Poldark manages to ring the changes on an old favourite and yet, for all its widescreen flash and dash, stay true to the traditions of BBC period dramas the past.

April 25, 2017 | Full Review…

With its intriguing cast of tortured souls and master manipulators, and the struggle of some between duty and desire, many equally fascinating stories are being told simultaneously.

July 6, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Turner-best known as the improbably hot dwarf who romanced Evangeline Lilly in The Hobbit-smolders, the women in his life pine, and there's enough intrigue, plot twists, and back stabs to hook even the most devoted Shonda Rhimes fan.

July 6, 2015 | Full Review…

Soon Aiden Turner will join other Masterpiece hunks and heroes as the new heartthrob of the PBS set ...

June 26, 2015 | Full Review…

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