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.

Director:

Philip Dudley

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Ellis ... Ross Poldark
Angharad Rees ... Demelza
Kevin McNally ... Drake Carne
Dave Carter ... Harry Harry
Gertan Klauber ... Tom Harry
David Delve ... Sam Carne
Jane Wymark ... Morwenna Chynoweth
Ralph Bates ... George Warleggan
Jill Townsend ... Elizabeth Warleggan
Stefan Gates Stefan Gates ... Geoffrey Charles Poldark
Duncan Lamont ... Bartholomew Tregirls
Eileen Way Eileen Way ... Agatha Poldark
Esmond Webb Esmond Webb ... Rev. Odgers
Mary Wimbush ... Prudie Paynter
Forbes Collins Forbes Collins ... Zacky Martin
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | History | Romance

Certificate:

TV-MA
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Goofs

At one point in episode 26, one minor character complains how he has lost money on, amongst other things, his investment in a railway. This was set in 1799, some 27 years or so BEFORE the world's first railway was constructed. See more »

Quotes

Morwenna Chynoweth: Love has to go on, or it has to stop.
Drake Carne: You can't stop it no more than you can stop the tides.
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1977 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cornwall, England, UK

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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