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Cornwall, 1783. Ross Poldark returns from the battlefield to find his father dead, the estate in ruins and his sweetheart Elizabeth engaged to his cousin. On impulse, Ross rescues young urchin Demelza and resolves to forge a new life in the face of hostile forces.

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Sun 8 Mar 2015 21:00

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Role Contributor
Ross Poldark Aidan Turner
Demelza Eleanor Tomlinson
Elizabeth Heida Reed
Charles Poldark Warren Clarke
Captain Tim Delap
Soldier Darcy Vanhinsbergh
Mrs Teague Mary Woodvine
Ruth Teague Harriet Ballard
Dr Choake Robert Daws
Francis Kyle Soller
Aunt Agatha Caroline Blakiston
Verity Ruby Bentall
Mrs Chynoweth Sally Dexter
Prudie Beatie Edney
Jud Paynter Phil Davis
Harris Pascoe Richard Hope
Zacky Martin Tristan Sturrock
Mark Daniel Matthew Wilson
Paul Daniel Ed Browning
Jinny Gracee O'Brien
Jim Carter Alexander Arnold
Mrs Zacky Martin Emma Spurgin Hussey
George Warleggan Jack Farthing
Cary Warleggan Pip Torrens
Landlord Julian Seagar
Tom Carne Mark Frost
Author Winston Graham
Writer Debbie Horsfield
Producer Eliza Mellor
Actor Edward Bazalgette

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Aidan Turner: Fan Q&A

Aidan Turner: Fan Q&A

Aidan Turner answered your questions on Twitter

Cast and Characters

Cast and Characters

Meet Ross Poldark and his neighbours in 18th century Cornwall.

BBC Writersroom

BBC Writersroom

Debbie Horsfield on the responsibilities of adapting Winston Graham’s well-loved novels.

Cast and Characters

Cast and Characters

Meet Ross Poldark and his neighbours in Cornwall.

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