The powerful, romantic saga of the Poldark family continues! We’re excited to premiere Seasons 4 & 5 of Poldark on Wednesdays at 9pm ET / 6 PT through March 18, 2020!
In Season 4, the saga has moved on to 1796. To defend Cornwall and those he loves from an empowered George, Ross must play the political game on a journey that takes him to the nation’s capital and into new perils.
The story began in 1783. Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) returns to Cornwall from the American War of Independence to find his father dead, his estate in ruins and his sweetheart, Elizabeth (Heida Reed), engaged to marry his cousin Francis (Kyle Soller). On an impulse, Ross saves street urchin Demelza, (Eleanor Tomlinson), and with her help and a steely resolve, Ross turns around his fortunes despite George Warleggan’s (Jack Farthing) best efforts.
Filled with the breathtaking scenery and majestic seascapes of ancient, rugged Cornwall in southwestern England, this sweeping, 8-part saga is based on the Poldark series of 12 novels by Winston Graham. It’s a cinematically-inspired update of the original Poldark series first broadcast on the BBC in 1975. The 2015 version of Poldark premiered Feb. – April 2015 in the UK, becoming an instant must-see hit with an average of almost 8 million viewers per week, catapulting the brooding, darkly handsome Aidan Turner to matinée idol status.