Poldark: Season 1, Episode 8

Episode #1.8 (26 Jun. 1977)

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Mark Daniel learns of Keren's affair with Dwight Enys; Ross helps Mark avoid capture by the authorities.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Ellis ...
Donald Douglas ...
Capt. Malcolm McNeil
Gillian Bailey ...
Jinny Carter
John Baskcomb ...
Milton Johns ...
Ralph Bates ...
James Maitland ...
Carol singer
Christopher Benjamin ...
Sir Hugh Bodrugan
Cynthia Grenville ...
Constance Bodrugan
Jill Townsend ...
Stefan Gates ...
Shelagh Wilcocks ...
Mrs. Tabb (as Sheelah Wilcocks)
Clive Francis ...
Richard Morant ...


On the eve of Ross's trial in Bodmin a party is thrown to celebrate the victory of newly-elected local M.P. Unwin Trevaunance,who brings with him Caroline Penvenen,a spirited teen-aged heiress who is aware that he is marrying her for her money. At the party a drunken Francis accuses George of sponsoring the pamphlets defaming Ross and then goes back to his room to kill himself,being dissuaded by Dwight Enys. Demelza also attends the function,deliberately seeking out the judge who will be trying Ross and captivating him as the only interesting person to have spoken to him all evening. However she is prevented from speaking to him about the court case. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | Romance





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Demelza Poldark: In gentlefolk society people may not be bothered by such matters. I may have been brought up in the gutter, but, by Heaven, we saw to it that the folk didn't starve.
Constance Bodrugan: [Disdainfully] Wouldn't know about that... never been in the gutter, my dear.
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By Robert Lucas de Pearsall
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