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Network: BBC One (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 05.October.1975
Status: Ended

Romantic TV drama series set in 1780s Cornwall. The story begins when Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to claim his inheritance and marry his fiancée, Elizabeth. However, during his two year absence, false reports of Poldark's death have been circulated, and Elizabeth has found comfort in the arms of another.

CAST:
Caroline Penvenen - Judy Geeson
Ross Poldark - Robin Ellis
Prudie Paynter - Mary Wimbush
George Warleggan - Ralph Bates
Elizabeth Warleggan - Jill Townsend
Demelza Carne - Angharad Rees
Jud Paynter - Paul Curran
Francis Poldark - Clive Francis