Poldark (1975– )

Episode #1.11 

Ross rehires Jud, reestablishes his friendship with Francis, and becomes involved with smugglers in the hope of raising money to exploit a new copper vein.


Kenneth Ives


Winston Graham (novels), Paul Wheeler


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Episode credited cast:
Robin Ellis ... Ross Poldark
Angharad Rees ... Demelza
Jill Townsend ... Elizabeth Poldark
Clive Francis ... Francis Poldark
Nicholas Selby ... Nicholas Warleggan
Paul Curran ... Jud Paynter
Mary Wimbush ... Prudie Paynter
John Baskcomb John Baskcomb ... Nat Pearce
Ruth Trouncer Ruth Trouncer ... Mrs. Chynoweth
Forbes Collins Forbes Collins ... Zacky Martin
Richard Morant ... Dr. Dwight Enys
Ralph Bates ... George Warleggan
Judy Geeson ... Caroline Penvenen
Ralph Nossek Ralph Nossek ... Harris Pascoe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Howard Bell Howard Bell ... Garth


Ross sells all his interests in Wheal Leisure to the Warleggans in order to raise capital to establish Wheal Grace as a working mine,with Francis as his business partner. To tide himself over until the mine can function,he allows a man named Trencrom to pay him to use his beaches for smuggling. Demelza is nervous although the first trip goes smoothly. Dwight Enys receives an anonymous gift of twelve sacks of oranges to give to the poor. The men who paid Jud to give false evidence against Ross catch up with him and beat him so severely news spreads that he is dead. Nicholas is nervous,fearing things have gone too far but his son tells him not to worry. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | History | Romance


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Mrs. Tabb: [Entering] Excuse me, sir, but there's a man here asking for Dr, Enys. Someone has been taken ill, sir.
Francis Poldark: Oh, Mrs Tabb, tell them to be ill on a more convenient night.
Dr. Dwight Enys: No, no, I must go.
Francis Poldark: How is it, doctor, that people always seem to know where to find you?
Dr. Dwight Enys: Because I always leave word where i am to be found.
Francis Poldark: You must be the most accommodating doctor I know.
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Early One Morning
Performed by Angharad Rees and Richard Morant
[Demelza and Dwight sing at the piano]
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Release Date:

17 July 1977 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cornwall, England, UK

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1.33 : 1
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