The release date for Poldark series 2 — September 04, 2016
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Poldark Series 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. BBC One has scheduled the premiere date for a new season for September 04, 2016.
Summary and storyline
Poldark is a British TV drama series based on Winston Graham’s first two novels by the same name. Adapted into a script by Debbie Horsfield and directed by Edward Bazalgette and Will McGregor, the series premiered on BBC One on March 8, 2015. Not to be confused with the earlier TV series of the same name that were broadcast back in 1975. Polder series 2 was recently renewed with new episodes slated for release in 2016.
Set in the late 18th century, the storyline pivots around Ross Poldark, a war hero of the American War of Independence who returns to his hometown in Cornwall only to find that his world is in ruins. His father is dead, him home is wrecked and his beloved Elizabeth is engaged to his cousin Francis. After rescuing a young woman named Demelza from a beating, Poldark takes her as a kitchen maid in what will develop into a special relationship. Filmed on location in Cornwall, the series stars Aidan Turner as Captain Ross Poldark and Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza.
Ratings and renewal information
With just eight episodes, Poldark series 1 concluded in late Spring 2015 and in a few short weeks managed to establish a formidable fanbase. A huge hit for BBC, the show pulled in 5.9 million viewers for its final episode, boasts 8.4 out of 10 on IMDB and has a solid 87% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Fans recently welcomed the news that Poldark was renewed for series 2 scheduled to premiere sometime next year. In the U.S., the show aired on PBS as part of the 2015 PBS Masterpiece series.
Updated January 22, 2016: All of the fans of this impressive historical romantic drama series must already know that it has been renewed for a second run. Today we want to inform you that the series is set to air in the fall of 2016, as per Digital Spy`s information. The series` second run will have a more serious approach and will also move forward in a more dynamic fashion, its star Heidi Reed revealed. Sign up for our notifications and receive an automatic e-mail with more specific information about the series` release date when it becomes available.
UPDATED July 17, 2016: The highly anticipated second series of BBC One`s hit historical drama Poldark has finally had its release date confirmed. The 10 new exciting and romantic episodes will begin airing on September 4, 2016. The creators are promising a more serious, and more fast-paced series, so the fans are definitely intrigued and the countdown has begun! Sign up for our automatic updates and receive a reminder one day ahead of the exciting premiere.