a new British species?
4 August 2017. General It’s the season of mines and mellow shirtlessness (to misquote Keats) as Poldark is back for another series on BBC TV. Ever since the first episode aired in 2015, its hero has created quite a stir and triggered comparisons with Mr Darcy, leading to rumours of a new British species – the Poldarcy. Here’s what we know about this fascinating hybrid of Ross Poldark and Fitzwilliam Darcy: Classification: Class = Hero; Family = Brooding Alpha Male; Genus = P