Gothic Revival: Moody class-war ripper as English as fish 'n chips

15 May 2015 - 02:22
By Yolsa Mkele

Modern-day Britain, as portrayed by television shows, is a disappointment. The television that fuelled images of red coats, frocks and enunciation has been replaced by a gritty post-Victorian dystopia where everyone has appalling manners.However, all is not lost. If you prefer her majesty's television programmes with a strong Dickensian flavour then Poldark has arrived to save the day.

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