Poldark was a BBC television adaptation of the novels of the same title written by Winston Graham. Set against the rugged backdrop of Cornwall in the late 1700s, the story chronicles Ross Poldark’s (Robin Ellis) strenuous efforts to restore his dilapidated copper mines to prosperity. Amidst a life fraught with challenges, rampant smuggling, and social injustice, Poldark emerges as a champion of the oppressed, standing resolute in the face of his adversaries’ merciless actions.

A total of 29 episodes were broadcast over 2 series between 1975 and 1977.