44 episodes

Mining Poldark is your behind-the-scenes pass to all five seasons of the beloved MASTERPIECE / BBC drama, Poldark. From Captain Ross Poldark’s first smoldering appearance on the Cornish cliffs, all the way to the upcoming fifth season of the series, hosts Barrett Brountas and Robin Ellis — who played the original Ross Poldark in the 1970s adaptation of Winston Graham’s novels — unpack all the adventure and fearless exploits, episode by episode.

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Mining Poldark is your behind-the-scenes pass to all five seasons of the beloved MASTERPIECE / BBC drama, Poldark. From Captain Ross Poldark’s first smoldering appearance on the Cornish cliffs, all the way to the upcoming fifth season of the series, hosts Barrett Brountas and Robin Ellis — who played the original Ross Poldark in the 1970s adaptation of Winston Graham’s novels — unpack all the adventure and fearless exploits, episode by episode.

    Season Five, Episode Eight: The End

    Season Five, Episode Eight: The End

    And after all of that, we're finally here: the end. Five seasons of copper, chaos and romantic mishaps comes to a touching close on the Cornish shores, and so, too does this podcast. Co-hosts Robin Ellis and Barrett Brountas bid Ross and company farewell one final time.

    • 31 min
    Season Five, Episode Seven: Our Penultimate Poldark

    Season Five, Episode Seven: Our Penultimate Poldark

    Could we really be here? Is there really only one episode of Poldark remaining? We'll ignore the pending goodbye by focusing on Ross, who seems to be continuing his ongoing trend of making questionable choices in the coastal caves. Is he a spy? A traitor? Did we miss something? The verdict is still out.

    • 19 min
    Season Five, Episode Six: No Good Ned Goes Unpunished

    Season Five, Episode Six: No Good Ned Goes Unpunished

    The British justice system works its harsh way through Col. Ned Despard’s imagined case of treason, ending in a gruesome public hanging. But it’s not all bad news for our heroes this episode. And in a special treat for dedicated Mining Poldark listeners, Andrew Graham — son of Poldark novelist Winston Graham — joins co-host Barrett Brountas in a frank conversation about Cornwall, Ross and real British history.

    • 26 min
    Season Five, Episode Five: Drake Makes More Mistakes

    Season Five, Episode Five: Drake Makes More Mistakes

    Drake has made his fair share of mistakes during his years in and around Cornwall's Sawle village. Several of said mistakes have lead to his near death, multiple times. But never fear, dear viewers and listeners! He's got more mistakes up his blacksmith’s sleeve. 

    • 12 min
    Season Five, Episode Four: A Raid On Trenwith

    Season Five, Episode Four: A Raid On Trenwith

    Colonel Ned Despard hasn't been long for Cornwall when he gets it in his head to stage a raid on the great house of Trenwith. It might seem like a good idea, sure — but knowing criminal justice around here, we can't see this working out in his favor. 

    • 28 min
    Season Five, Episode Three: George Breaks Free

    Season Five, Episode Three: George Breaks Free

    As Sir George tumbles further down his troubled mental path, his Uncle Cary taps a local doctor with less than healthy healing methods. Thank goodness Dr. Dwight is around to save the day...but who will rescue young Valentine?

    • 15 min

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