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Poldark - Series 1 - Part 1 DVD


Welcome to Cornwall England's westernmost county. The year is 1780 and the political and social atmosphere is as stormy as the sea that pounds the rocky shores. Into this landscape Captain Ross Poldark (Robin Ellis) returns from the American war to take up his inheritance and take up with his beloved Elizabeth (Jill Townsend). But with false reports of his death having reached Cornwall ahead of him what will he find? And what of the young urchin Demelza (Angharad Rees) the new ho

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POLDARK is the beloved BBC miniseries set against the stormy sociopolitical backdrop of 18th-century England The year is 1780 and Captain Ross Poldark has just returned to Cornwall from his battles in the American War He hopes to settle down with his inheritance and his beloved Elizabeth but false reports of his death preceded his arrival resulting in heartbreaking circumstances In addition Poldark must also contend with his fetching new housekeeper and the family copper mines which threaten to fall into the hands of his greatest archenemy

The first eight episodes of series one in this Cornish saga, first screened in the 1970's. In Cornwall, the 1780s. Ross Poldark (Robin Ellis) returns from the American War of Independence to claim his inheritance and marry his fiancée, Elizabeth (Jill Townsend). 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. Ross marries the housekeeper Demelza after she first seduces, then falls pregnant to him. Meanwhile his true love Elizabeth is trapped in her loveless marriage to Ross' cousin Francis. Ross tries to make a profit from his copper mines by forming a consortium. The banking family of Warleggan will object, but can do nothing as long as Ross keeps the names of his investors secret. However, given their unspoken love rivalry, can Ross rely on cousin Francis to keep a promise?

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