Robin Ellis

Robin Ellis is a British actor best known for playing the leading role in the original BBC series, Poldark, based on the novels of Winston Graham. His most recent role was in the new Mammoth Screen/BBC adaptation of Poldark (2015-17).

He appeared in many other classic TV series and had a long career in British theatre, including a stint with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He also starred in the Merchant Ivory film, The Europeans and can been seen in Fawlty Towers, The Good Soldier (based on the Ford Madox Ford novel), the musical She Loves Me, Blue Remembered Hills (by Dennis Potter) and Elizabeth R.

A fourth and updated edition of his memoir, Making Poldark, was published in April 2015  in an expanded form with recent photographs from the making of the 2015 version of Poldark. A new chapter discusses his experience playing the unpleasant Rev. Dr. Halse.

For further information visit his website https://robin-ellis.net