Poldark Review Episode Eight

Rena George Cornwall, Poldark 2 Comments

Well, Poldark doesn’t do things by halves, does it? With so much gloom, doom and bad news packed into one emotionally pummelled final episode it could have spelled disaster. But it didn’t. The conclusion of this first BBC series was one of the most compelling pieces of drama I’ve ever seen. We had financial ruin, family break up, a disease-racked community, and the loss of a child. And as if that wasn’t enough, there’s a disastrous shipwreck on Napara beach …