Mammoth records highest series opener shares of the year so far!

Company News July 1, 2015

Mammoth Screen have produced the two most popular new dramas of the year with Poldark and Black Work recording the highest share rating of any series’ openers so far!

Poldark, a Cornish saga based on the Winston Graham novels, adapted by Debbie Horsfield and starring Aidan Turner, saw its first episode pull in 8.7 million viewers and a 29% share.

Black Work, a three-part crime thriller written by Matt Charman, directed by Michael Samuels and starring Sheridan Smith, recorded 8.1 million viewers and a 31% share.

You can still watch Black Work on the ITV Player, here: https://www.itv.com/itvplayer/black-work/series-1/episode-1

Poldark is now airing in America on PBS’ “Masterpiece” to critical acclaim. Read Variety’s review here: http://variety.com/2015/tv/reviews/tv-review-poldark-1201516898/