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'Poldark,' old and new.

'Poldark,' Old and New

The Poldark airing now isn't the first adaptation of Winston Graham's historical novels. The BBC produced two extremely popular seasons about Ross, Demelza, Elizabeth, and George in the 1970s as well. How do the characters in the old and new series compare?
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'Poldark' Recap: A Clever Ruse

The Poldark family grows bigger but they're eager to help the starving villagers during this Christmas season – even better if it angers George. Meanwhile, the Warleggan master is using Morwenna as a bargaining chip to gain social influence.
The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: John Rogers/Sid Gentle Films for ITV and MASTERPIECE

'The Durrells in Corfu' Recap: Toad in the Hole

The Durrells are back, and they have a fierce new landlord. Louisa attempts to make money at market but attracts only another Brit interested more in her than her wares. Margo wants to become a nun, Gerry wants to breed otters, and Leslie does something dumb.
Dwight Enys in Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE

'Poldark' Recap: A Reconnaissance Mission

Ross has left a pregnant Demelza behind for France to discover where Dwight is, and whether he's still alive. George wants to become burgess, but his ambitions lead Elizabeth to look for a coping mechanism. Sam and Drake seek to start a church.
Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE

'Poldark' Recap: Lost at Sea

When ships disappear at sea, Caroline and Elizabeth's cousin Verity worry that their husbands were on board. George angles for a powerful new position, but is in competition with Ross... not that Ross is interested. Morwenna and Drake are hitting it off.. with Geoffrey Charles as third wheel.
Poldark. Photo:  Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen

'Poldark' Recap: A Black Moon

He's back! Captain Ross Poldark embarks on a third season of smoldering sensuality, questionable life decisions, and reckless heroics. In this first part of the special first episode, Dwight and Caroline get closer, Demelza's brothers appear, and Elizabeth has her baby.
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'Endeavour' Recap: Science and Superstition

A cold case is re-opened when a millennia-old body is discovered near a rural village. The juxtaposition of a controversial nuclear power plant and country people who still hold pagan beliefs provides a confusing backdrop for Morse and Thursday as they investigate. 
Endeavour. Photo: ITV Plc and MASTERPIECE

'Endeavour' Recap: The Curse of Bed 10

Both Superintendent Bright and an important informant are in the hospital, but there are rumors that their ward is cursed. Seemingly healthy patients keep dying in the same bed. Morse must navigate the complicated relationships between nurses and doctors in the ward to solve the mystery.
Endeavour. Photo: ITV Plc and MASTERPIECE

'Endeavour' Recap: Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll

Moral crusader Joy Pettybon and psychedelic band The Wildwood come to heads in Oxford, and Morse is caught in the middle. Assigned to protect Pettybon from a death threat, he soon finds himself drawn into a world of sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll – and murder.
Endeavour. Photo: ITV Plc and Masterpiece

'Endeavour' Recap: Checkmate

Endeavour has returned with a new season! Morse awaits the results of his sergeant's exam while the Thursdays cope with the absence of Joan. Meanwhile, a Russian chess master faces off against a computer, while mysterious drownings suggest a serial killer.
Poldark and Benedict Cumberbatch in The Child in Time. Photos: Mammoth Screen; Pinewood Television, SunnyMarch TV and MASTERPIECE

National Book Lover's Day... On PBS

Explore upcoming adaptations of books on PBS, from beloved classics to contemporary novels, on National Book Lover's Day. In development are versions of one of the most famous American novels, an English book with a familiar star, and a liberating story set in the 1920s.
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'Remember Me' Recap: Once She Was a True Love

The final part of Remember Me is a murky lake, swirling with drowned bodies, complex backstories, and supernatural plots. Tom's relation to Isha is revealed; the tragic story of his marriage is explained; Hannah rushes to save Sean; and everyone begins to believe in ghosts.
Grantchester. Photo: Colin Hutton and Kudos/ITV for MASTERPIECE

'Grantchester' Recap: A Wedding and A Separation

As Mrs. Maguire's marriage to Jack nears, a boy goes missing. Sidney makes a momentous decision in his relationship with Amanda. Geordie struggles to cope with his separation from his family. Leonard begins to stand up for himself.
Remember Me. Photo: ITV plc

The Lore of "Scarborough Fair"

The old English folk ballad features prominently in the ghost story Remember Me. What do its enigmatic lyrics mean? Why keep repeating "Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme?" Is the Scarborough Fair a real thing? Discover the history of the song and its references.
Remember Me. Photo: ITV plc

'Remember Me' Recap: Scarborough Scare

Hannah's nightmares continue and begin to be all too real, while Tom has disappeared. Rob and Roshana are slowly uncovering hints about Tom's past – he's been lying about things. A trip with Sean to Scarborough in search of clues warps into a terrifying journey for Hannah. 
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