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Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 10:36
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Posted By Janet43
That's the kind of defence that would have been...

That's the kind of defence that would have been put up by her today.

But then he wasn't a mean, brutish, insensitive and un-understanding husband (I don't think he was that anyway, just naive). He...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 19:36
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Posted By Janet43
I don't think we need for the characters to be...

I don't think we need for the characters to be fleshed out - we're doing that ourselves by how we each perceive them.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 18:16
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Posted By Janet43
For the first time since this series started, I...

For the first time since this series started, I spent the afternoon at a social gathering with my friends (11 of us) who are all total Poldark fans.

We've all read all the books, all seen the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 18:05
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Posted By Janet43
One thing to bear in mind is that, as Keren and...

One thing to bear in mind is that, as Keren and Mark were alone in the house, there is no outside proof as to what actually happened if anyone had gone to the authorities.

Having lived for a time...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 09:54
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Posted By Janet43
I think we all interpret what we see and read to...

I think we all interpret what we see and read to some extent depending on our own experiences of people.

In both adaptations and the book, Keren came across to me as never being satisfied with...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 08:40
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Posted By Janet43
But we saw with the trial of Jim Carter that...

But we saw with the trial of Jim Carter that magistrates and judges treated the lower classes as animals and didn't listen to reason, so it would be likely that he'd been found guilty of murder and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 08:23
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Posted By Janet43
I don't think the books let us know any more...

I don't think the books let us know any more about Keren, Mark and Dwight Enys.

We know that Keren was a travelling actress who wanted something better, thought she would get it with Mark and...
Forum: TV Shows: US Yesterday, 08:04
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Posted By Janet43
So you missed the early episode when Kate was the...

So you missed the early episode when Kate was the female agent before both Ziva and Eleanor, when Ducky appeared to be having a romantic relationship, said to Gibbs she wondered what Ducky looked...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 07:44
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Posted By Janet43
I think those who are enraptured by the romance...

I think those who are enraptured by the romance haven't seen either the previous version or read the books, and don't know that romance is only a small part of a story. Winston Graham put his...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-04-2015, 07:41
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Posted By Janet43
Well I hope that rodents eat most of his corn and...

Well I hope that rodents eat most of his corn and the rest rots. Surely getting some money for it is better than getting nothing.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2015, 17:04
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Posted By Janet43
It probably won't be mentioned again - the story...

It probably won't be mentioned again - the story will move on.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2015, 10:31
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Posted By Janet43
That's why some references to the books are...

That's why some references to the books are needed. Otherwise there frequently doesn't seem to be any sense or continuity to what's happening.

The kindle edition is very useful because you can...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2015, 09:03
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Posted By Janet43
They missed out that when Ross attacked Sanson,...

They missed out that when Ross attacked Sanson, he pulled off his coat and found other cards hidden in it. Later when they were at home, going to bed Demelza has her pendant (described as a brooch)....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-04-2015, 10:18
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Posted By Janet43
You are right in what we saw, but I was quoting...

You are right in what we saw, but I was quoting from Winston Graham's book on what was being played when George lost the mine.

And you're right, in the session where Sanson cheated he says they were...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-04-2015, 10:03
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Posted By Janet43
And if he is being kept in a locked room and...

And if he is being kept in a locked room and forced to watch TV that there's nothing else on any of the many channels that appeals go him more than Poldark. Oh dear. What a shame.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2015, 19:16
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Posted By Janet43
Just found the reference in the book to the card...

Just found the reference in the book to the card room when Francis lost the mine. It says there were four tables in play - one playing Faro, one Basset and two Whist. French Ruff, an early form of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2015, 18:59
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Posted By Janet43
That's why the Warleggans used the money they'd...

That's why the Warleggans used the money they'd made to go into banking so they hold all the loans on the mines and property and have become powerful, and why they are conscious and resentful of the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2015, 18:38
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Posted By Janet43
Blacksmiths were highly regarded in society....

Blacksmiths were highly regarded in society. Apart from shoeing horses, which everybody had, they also made nails, and made and repaired anything made of metal such as door hinges, farm tools,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-04-2015, 18:04
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Posted By Janet43
Their outer clothes had removable collars and...

Their outer clothes had removable collars and cuffs, which were wash fairly frequently so the heavier parts of the clothes didn't need cleaning so often. Mud was left to dry and as much as possible...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-04-2015, 08:08
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Posted By Janet43
or people no looking here they're going, texting...

or people no looking here they're going, texting all the time; or walking around with a paper cup of coffee glued to their hand; or skateboarders in pedestrian precincts; or nuisance phone calls, or...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-04-2015, 17:14
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Posted By Janet43
Well I think so, but then I'm a huge Poldark fan...

Well I think so, but then I'm a huge Poldark fan in all its forms.

Winston Graham picks up the story again in the year after book 4 ends, and just carries on with their lives until the end of 1799...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-04-2015, 10:00
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Posted By Janet43
Unfortunately some people can't empathise with...

Unfortunately some people can't empathise with with the 18th/19th centuries. They can't imagine life without electricity, shops full of produce, technology, transport, the modern banking system, mass...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2015, 09:14
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Posted By Janet43
The ony explanation I can think of is that the...

The ony explanation I can think of is that the original series missed out whole events, or changed them completely, which they certainly did with

rioting villagers burning down Trenwith and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2015, 08:42
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Posted By Janet43
But it doesn't. As I said the first series of the...

But it doesn't. As I said the first series of the earlier version covered the first four books in 16 episodes - that's the same a the current one at one book per four episodes.

As I said, I think...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2015, 08:29
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Posted By Janet43
The First of the 1975-77 series covered books one...

The First of the 1975-77 series covered books one to four over 16 episodes and takes place n the years 1783 to 1793, which is the same pace as the current series at four episodes per book. The second...
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