Poldark: Season 1, Episode 6

Episode #1.6 (12 Jun. 1977)

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When Jim Carter becomes seriously ill in prison, Ross worries that he will die before completing his sentence.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Ellis ...
Jill Townsend ...
Clive Francis ...
Norma Streader ...
Paul Curran ...
Mary Wimbush ...
Cynthia Grenville ...
Constance Bodrugan
John Baskcomb ...
Jonathan Newth ...
Forbes Collins ...
Stuart Doughty ...
Gillian Bailey ...
Richard Morant ...
Ralph Bates ...


Ross helps the fugitive Mark Daniel escape to France but Demelza fails to persuade Francis to patch things up with Verity though she and Elizabeth are reconciled after they combine forces to nurse a sick Francis. However Demelza is a carrier of the disease and passes it on to Julia,who dies. The same night a ship is wrecked and drunken villagers,led by Jud,loot it. Ross however saves the captain and several crew members,learning that the ship belongs to the Warleggans. It is a night which tests Ross and Demelza's love for each other for,in addition to their bereavement,Ross is in deep financial trouble,following George's spiking his factory plan and he may even lose the house. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | Romance





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Margaret: [Approacing Francis after he makes conspicuous eye contact with her] Francis, how are you?
Francis Poldark: Margaret, I must see you.
Margaret: Well, here I am!
Francis Poldark: [Referring to a proposed sexual encounter] No, no, no, no, you know what I mean.
Margaret: Why, no, Francis, I don't think I do.
Francis Poldark: Please, not so loud.
Margaret: I'm a respectable married lady nowadays.
Francis Poldark: [Mockingly] What, you respectable?
[laughs derisively]
Margaret: Too respectable to be seen with a drunken banker like you.
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Referenced in Downton Abbey: Episode #4.3 (2013) See more »

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