Poldark: Season 2, Episode 1

Episode #2.1 (4 Jun. 1978)

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Ross is discharged for medical reasons and returns home to find Warleggan occupying the house of his elderly aunt and expecting his first child by Elizabeth.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Ellis ...
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Jay Neill ...
Isaac Ward
Norma Streader ...
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Paul Curran ...
Mary Wimbush ...
Thomas Grady ...
Gertan Klauber ...
Eileen Way ...
Agatha Poldark
Dave Carter ...
Ralph Bates ...
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Warleggan takes advantage of the fact that Ross's ninety-eight year old Aunt Agatha has money problems to take over her house,Penrice,installing his family,sacking her staff and barring visitors,keeping her a virtual prisoner.He refuses entry to Ross. Elizabeth falls downstairs whilst pregnant but gives birth to a son,Valentine,during a lunar eclipse. Agatha prophesies bad fortune to any child born under a 'dark moon'. Demelza's younger brothers Sam and Drake come to Namparra to find work and set up a cell for their Methodist faith following their father's death. Elizabeth's cousin Morwenna is employed as a governess at Penrice and Drake falls for her after she warns him of the keepers when she finds him trespassing in the grounds. Caroline learns that Dwight is missing after his ship is wrecked in a sea battle. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Alan Tilvern makes his first appearance in the series replacing Nicholas Selby as Nicholas Warleggan. See more »

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George Warleggan: It was the will of God that he was born on St. Vaentine's Day. He shall be Valentine.
Nicholas Warleggan: Valentine? There has been no such name in the family.
George Warleggan: There has been not one such as my son in any family,
Nicholas Warleggan: Does Elizabeth like it?
George Warleggan: She will when I tell her. Ours is a union of the old gentry and the new. We need a new name.
Nicholas Warleggan: You won't get away from Warleggan.
George Warleggan: I shall never wish to. It is too respected and feared.
Nicholas Warleggan: Fear can be bad for business.
George Warleggan: Respect and fear are one.
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The British Grenadiers
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[17th Century traditional British marching tune - Same and Drake whistle while walking to Nampara]
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