Poldark (1975– )
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Episode #2.4 

Warleggan presses trumped-up charges against Drake in revenge for his romance with Rowenna, and Ross plans a daring rescue of Dwight from a French prison.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Ross Poldark
... Demelza
... Drake Carne
... Harry Harry
Gertan Klauber ... Tom Harry
... Sam Carne
... Morwenna Chynoweth
... George Warleggan
... Elizabeth Warleggan
Stefan Gates ... Geoffrey Charles Poldark
... Bartholomew Tregirls
Eileen Way ... Agatha Poldark
Esmond Webb ... Rev. Odgers
... Prudie Paynter
Forbes Collins ... Zacky Martin
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Ross sets out with his rescue party and launches a nocturnal attack on the fort,freeing Dwight and naval lieutenant Armitage. However the French Royalists are killed and Drake is injured saving Ross's life. On return to Cornwall Ross makes it clear to his young brother-in-law that he will do all that he can to encourage his courtship of Morwenna. Unfortunately for Drake Demelza announces that Morwenna married Whitworth the previous week. Aunt Agatha prepares for her hundredth birthday, sending invitations to the Poldarks but,despite Elizabeth's view that there should be reconciliation,Warleggan makes it clear that Ross will never set foot in his house. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | History | Romance

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2 October 1977 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Goofs

The slang term of "sawbones" is used for a doctor throughout the series, even though it was unknown and not used until the late 1820's, some 20 to 30 years after the series was set. See more »

Quotes

Ross Poldark: [to his men] Have a good drink, lads, but remember a drunk man is soon a dead man.
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