George, newly elected to Parliament, has become obsessed over Valentine's as Whitworth takes on his teenage sister-in-law as mistress.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Stirner ...
Hugh Armitage
Hugh Manning ...
Lord Falmouth
Alan Tilvern ...
Michael Cadman ...
Jane Wymark ...
Morwenna Whitworth
Hugh Dickson ...
Dr. Behenna
Mistress Parker
Stephen Reynolds ...
Arthur Solway


By chance Ross meets Elizabeth in the churchyard where she tells him that Warleggan is obsessive as to Valentine's paternity and admits she knows not who the father is. Their meeting is observed by Jud,who tells Demelza. Ross,however,is equally suspicious of Demelza's friendship with Hugh and,although she claims there is nothing to be jealous of,is happy to read the love poem he sent her after Ross has gone out. Rowella is pregnant by Whitworth and,to avoid telling Morwenna,they invite young librarian Arthur,who is fond of Rowella,to the house and suggest he marries her.However he wants a bigger dowry than Whitworth can afford and Morwenna overhears their argument. Warleggan has Geoffrey observed and discovers he is seeing Drake, Consequently he gets his gamekeeper Sid Rowse to destroy the forge and beat the youngster up,leaving him for dead. Written by don @ minifie-1

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23 October 1977 (UK)  »

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