Praise for Poldark

Company News June 22, 2015

Mammoth Screen’s Cornish saga Poldark, based on the Winston Graham novels and adapted by Debbie Horsfield, premiered in America last night on PBS’ “Masterpiece” to critical acclaim.

Here’s what the papers say:

“Masterpiece” has once again dug into its vault, and unearthed another gem” – Variety

“It’s perfect summer sorbet.” – The Washington Post

Poldark brings some distinct vigor to PBS’s Sunday night lineup. With Captain Poldark at the helm, we could scarcely be in better hands. Rating: ★★★★ Very good — Damn fine television” – Collider

“Sweeping, stirring, rousing, lush. These are the sorts of adjectives suggested by Poldark” – The New York Times

“A beautiful object, full of beautiful objects” – Los Angeles Times

Poldark is juicy, romantic, melodramatic storytelling at its most enjoyable.” Oregon Live

“With lush cinematography, a fast-paced script by playwright Debbie Horsfield and an extremely photogenic cast […] Poldark could prove to be this season’s PBS addiction.” – Hollywood Outbreak

“Once you take in Poldark‘s sumptuous sights, you’ll be wanting to book a trip to Cornwall” – Boston Sunday Herald

“It’s all great, escapist fun.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer

“An hour’s worth of pure eye candy.” – New York Post