Poldark series 4 first look image reveals Aidan Turner’s smart new costume

The BBC has released a new photo of Ross Poldark, who is clearly sharpening up his style ahead of a possible move into politics...

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Ross Poldark is smartening up.

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Having promised to run for Parliament at the end of Poldark series three, this first-look picture from series four gives us a glimpse of Aidan Turner’s character all dressed up in his 18th century finery, standing on the rocky shores of Cornwall and looking typically intense.

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Gone is his old battered tricorn hat, replaced by a far more classy version. Also gone is his slightly shabby jacket – but at least we still have his unruly hairdo…

Does this sartorial step up from the rough-and-ready scyther we saw in series one indicate that he manages to get elected? Could the Cornish countryside be replaced by the politics of London when Aidan Turner returns?

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It definitely looks like Poldark has polished up for a good reason…