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In which Emily asks whether the BBC’s 2015 series of ‘Poldark’ (starring Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson) can beat their original 1975 series (starring Robin Ellis and Angharad Rees).

D E T A I L S:
“Poldark” (2015)

Produced by: Eliza Mellor

Written by: Debbie Horsfield

Main cast: Aidan Turner (Ross Poldark), Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza), Kyle Soller (Francis), Heida Reed (Elizabeth), Phil Davis (Jud Payner), Jack Farthing (George Warleggan), Beatie Edney (Prudie), Ruby Bentall (Verity), Luke Norris (Dwight Enys).

“Poldark” (1975 – 77)

Produced by: Morris Barry

Written by: Paul Wheeler, Jack Russell & Jack Pulman

Production companies: British Broadcasting Corporation, London Film Productions

Main cast: Robin Ellis (Ross Poldark), Angharad Rees (Demelza), Jill Townsend (Elizabeth), Ralph Bates (George Warleggan), Paul Curran (Jud Paynter), Mary Wimbush (Prudie), Clive Francis (Francis Poldark), Richard Morant (Dr. Dwight Enys), Norma Streader (Verity Poldark), Nicholas Warleggan (Nicholas Selby)

Key words: period drama, romance, cornwall, mining, original british drama, bbc one, winston graham