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Poldark: Episode 1 (S1EP1 BBC-1 5 Oct 1975, Norma Streader)



Episode 1: Ross is back in Cornwall from America and is shocked to discover his house in disarray and his fiancee Elizabeth engaged to his cousin Francis.

Episode Cast: Robin Ellis (Ross Poldark), Clive Francis (Francis Poldark), Norma Streader (Verity Poldark), Nicholas Selby (Nicholas Warleggan), Angharad Rees (Demelza), Jill Townsend (Elizabeth Poldark), Mary Wimbush (Prudie), Paul Curran (Jud), Jonathan Newth (Captain Blamey), Stuart Doughty (Jim Carter), Sheelah Wilcocks (Mrs Tabb), Frank Middlemass (Charles Poldark), Zelah Clarke, Eric Dodson, Tilly Tremayne, John Baskcomb, Ruth Trouncer

Writer: Jack Pulman / Director: Christopher Barry

Airdate: 5 Oct 1975 on BBC-1

Series: Poldark Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: Period drama series. In the 18th century Cornish Squire Ross Poldark returns home from America to find his estate in taters, putting things to rights he meets the fiery Demelza and crosses swords with the evil George Warleggan.