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Jumbo Games adds Poldark to its Adult Puzzles Portfolio

Jumbo Games has announced that it has agreed a new UK licence deal for adult puzzles with ITV Studios Global Entertainment for the period drama series, Poldark.

Jumbo are already the UK’s number one manufacturer of adult puzzles, this new licence is a great acquisition for Jumbo Games and will strengthen its impressive portfolio. The deal will see Jumbo release a selection of Poldark-themed adult puzzles, starting with a 1,000 pieces puzzle in autumn/winter 2015. Subsequent releases will follow in 2016.

Commenting on the news Katherine Pierce, the head of Marketing & Licensing at Jumbo Games, said: “We are thrilled to announce our latest acquisition. Given that the show attracted an average of 7.5 million viewers we anticipate this being a very popular product and a great addition to our current licence portfolio.”

Set in 1783, Poldark documents the trials and tribulations of Ross Poldark, a returning soldier from the American Revolutionary War. Upon arriving home to Cornwall he faces the death of his father, ruined land and mines and the realisation that his childhood sweetheart is now engaged to his cousin. Feeling betrayed by everything he loves the show follows him rebuilding his life and the challenges that this brings. Poldark is produced by Mammoth Screen and ITV Studios Global Entertainment has the licensing rights for the series globally. The series aired on BBC One in the UK.


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