Mammoth score with the two best performing dramas of the year!

Company News July 13, 2015

Mammoth Screen’s dramas, Poldark and Black Work, have received the highest audience share scores so far, making them the two most popular new dramas of the year!

Poldark received 8.7 million viewers and a 29% share and Black Work brought 8.1 million viewers and a 31% share.

If you missed these acclaimed series you can find out about them below and purchase both by following the links:

It’s 1783, and Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) returns home from the American Revolutionary War to a country in the grip of recession. His beloved Cornwall is on its knees. In his absence, his father has died, his land and mines have gone to ruin and his childhood sweetheart has become engaged to his cousin. Feeling betrayed by everything he loves, Ross has to rebuild his life, with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it. The dramatic and captivating landscape of the Cornish coastline is the perfect backdrop for this outstanding historical family saga.

The Poldark saga is based on the Winston Graham novels and adapted by Debbie Horsfield.

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Black Work:
Leeds police constable Jo Gillespie (Sheridan Smith) is devastated when her husband, undercover officer Ryan (Kenny Doughty), is killed in suspicious circumstances. As she battles to stay strong for the benefit of daughter Melly (Honor Kneafsey) and stepson Hal (Oliver Woollford), Jo is urged by her bosses, DCI Will Hepburn (Douglas Henshall) and Chief Constable Carolyn Jarecki (Geraldine James), to leave it to her fellow officers to find the killer. But when the murder enquiry starts to uncover some dangerous secrets about Ryan, Jo’s faith in the police family of which she has been a part for so long is severely tested. No longer sure who to trust, Jo embarks on her own investigation with the help of friend and colleague Jack Clark (Matthew McNulty), but as they close in on the identity of Ryan’s killer, Jo’s hunt for the truth will put her own life in danger.

Written by Matt Charman and directed by Michael Samuels, Black Work is a powerful crime thriller that takes the audience into the murky depths of undercover police work and tells the story of a woman willing to risk everything to protect her family.

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