Poldark: Season 1 (2015)

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Season 1
Poldark

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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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Critic Ratings: 23

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Episodes

1
Air date: Jun 21, 2015
2
Air date: Jun 28, 2015
3
Air date: Jul 5, 2015
4
Air date: Jul 12, 2015
5
Air date: Jul 19, 2015
6
Air date: Jul 26, 2015
7
Air date: Aug 2, 2015
8
Air date: Jun 2, 2016

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Tv Season Info

Set in 1780s Cornwall. Ross Poldark returns fromthe American War of Independenceto find his father dead,hishouse in ruins and his sweetheart engaged to his cousin.

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Critic Reviews for Poldark Season 1

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (7)

It's just right for lazy, low-expectation, but dignity-protecting summer viewing.

Jun 21, 2018 | Full Review…

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.

Jun 23, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Poldark has proved such a reliable source of Sunday comfort and joy.

Jun 21, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Graceful and lithe, setting down layers, introducing characters, and taking its time.

Jun 28, 2018 | Full Review…

"Poldark" is juicy, romantic, melodramatic storytelling at its most enjoyable.

Jun 21, 2018 | Full Review…

OMG I have never thought I'd enjoy dating in the time of texting.

Jun 21, 2018 | Full Review…

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

Jun 26, 2015 | 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.

Apr 25, 2017 | Full Review…

Each character is richly developed over the course of eight short episodes and each one has an interesting story to tell.

Oct 3, 2019 | 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.

Jul 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.

Jul 6, 2015 | Full Review…

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

Apr 26, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Poldark: Season 1

  • Nov 13, 2019
    Got hooked quick. The characters are so well casted that they jump out at you and are so believable. Each episode is a roller coaster and twists and turns here and there. Funny in spots and sad in others . It's a fun ride.

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