Poldark: Season 2, Episode 6

Episode #2.6 (16 Oct. 1977)

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Whitworth becomes sexually frustrated when Behanna asks him to abstain for his wife's health, and Warleggan stands for Parliament after Ross declines the opportunity.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Ellis ...
Jill Townsend ...
Ralph Bates ...
Catherine Bowler ...
Valentine Warleggan
Debby Cumming ...
Hugh Dickson ...
Dr. Behenna
Michael Cadman ...
Mike Hall ...
Sir Francis Basset
Wendy Williams ...
Lady Basset
Christopher Biggins ...
Jane Wymark ...
Morwenna Whitworth
Brian Stirner ...
Hugh Armitage
Hugh Manning ...
Lord Falmouth


After a difficult lying-in,Morwenna gives birth to a son. On doctor's advice Whitworth is told to refrain from sex with her for her health's sake but,fuelled by lustful thoughts of Rowella,takes his wife by force before turning his attentions to her - not unwilling - little sister. Drake sets up his forge,helped by Sam,who attracts saucy local girl Emily. Drake is visited by Geoffrey who acts as go-between with Morwenna. Ross declines to stand for Parliament but Warleggan puts himself forward and is elected as the local M.P. with a majority of one. He is still obsessed with Valentine's parentage,discovering that ,at the time of conception,Ross visited Elizabeth. Hugh Armitage shows no signs of letting up in his attentions to Demelza. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | Romance





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Elizabeth Warleggan: Why did you not speak?
George Warleggan: I had nothing to say.
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