Ross rehires Jud, reestablishes his friendship with Francis, and becomes involved with smugglers in the hope of raising money to exploit a new copper vein.




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Nicholas Selby ...
John Baskcomb ...
Ruth Trouncer ...
Forbes Collins ...
Ralph Nossek ...
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Ross sells all his interests in Wheal Leisure to the Warleggans in order to raise capital to establish Wheal Grace as a working mine,with Francis as his business partner. To tide himself over until the mine can function,he allows a man named Trencrom to pay him to use his beaches for smuggling. Demelza is nervous although the first trip goes smoothly. Dwight Enys receives an anonymous gift of twelve sacks of oranges to give to the poor. The men who paid Jud to give false evidence against Ross catch up with him and beat him so severely news spreads that he is dead. Nicholas is nervous,fearing things have gone too far but his son tells him not to worry. Written by don @ minifie-1

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17 July 1977 (USA)  »

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Mrs. Tabb: [Entering] Excuse me, sir, but there's a man here asking for Dr, Enys. Someone has been taken ill, sir.
Francis Poldark: Oh, Mrs Tabb, tell them to be ill on a more convenient night.
Dr. Dwight Enys: No, no, I must go.
Francis Poldark: How is it, doctor, that people always seem to know where to find you?
Dr. Dwight Enys: Because I always leave word where i am to be found.
Francis Poldark: You must be the most accommodating doctor I know.
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The Fly Be on the Turnip
Performed by Paul Curran
[Jud sings walking home from Nampara Cove]
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