poldark_1200Fans of BBC One’s Poldark will be pleased to know that Aidan Turner is set to return for a third series.

Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson are soon to be back on screens in a highly-anticipated second run of the series which is based on Winston Graham’s novels.

Ahead of broadcast the BBC and series producers Mammoth Screen have confirmed that the show will return for a third series which will air in 2017 and starts filming across Cornwall and Bristol later this year.

Written by Debbie Horsfield, the ten-part new series sees Ross must traverse family, new loves and new battles, as the French revolution casts a shadow over life in Cornwall.

Mammoth Screen Managing Director Damien Timmer says: “Poldark is a passion project for all of us, and it’s with real excitement that we prepare for both the launch of series two and our return to Cornwall to shoot series three.

“Winston Graham and Debbie Horsfield’s extraordinary flair for storytelling means the saga of Ross, his friends and enemies will go to even more thrilling places!”

Elizabeth Kilgarriff, Executive Producer for the BBC, says: “Series two promises to take the audience on another fantastic rollercoaster ride and we’re thrilled to know that the story won’t end there.

“It’s a testament to Debbie’s brilliant storytelling and the passion of the Mammoth team that Poldark will be returning for a third series, with yet more twists and turns for these much-loved characters.”