Set in the late 18th-century, Ross Poldark returns to his Cornish tin mines after spending three years in the army, leaving behind his sweetheart Elizabeth. On his return from fighting in America he finds his father dead, his estate in ruins and Elizabeth engaged to another man. In need of help he takes on a new kitchen maid, Demelza, and a new chapter begins!
Staring Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark and Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza it also features Phil Davis as Jud and Robin Ellis from the original 1970s BBC series.
This is an 8-part series newly adapted from the novels of Winston Graham by Debbie Horsfield.
The second series was broadcast during autumn 2016 on BBC 1. A third series is currently in production.
Anne says: "The music needed to underscore the sweeping Cornish landscapes and passionate love story. Featuring the solo violin, it is based (loosely) on the modality found in Cornish folk music. Orchestrated for violin, harp, piano and string orchestra with occasional electronic elements, this was a dream job!"