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Episode 3

Episode 3 of 8

Period drama. Ross must rise to the challenge of Parliament, but the distance from Cornwall brings trials of its own as George refuses to acept defeat.

Ross makes his maiden speech in parliament and finds himself a little notoriety in London where he also reunites with a now adolescent Geoffrey Charles.

In Cornwall, Demelza contends with a failing mine and fixing Drake's broken heart.

Dwight and Caroline welcome a baby daughter, Sarah, into the world but Dwight's happiness is short-lived as he makes a disturbing diagnosis.

Ossie meanwhile tends to a dying parishioner, Nathaniel Pearce, who confesses to losing his clients' money on bad investments, money secured in Pascoe's bank. He takes the information to the Warleggans in the hope of selling the information.

George hosts an extravagant party at Trenwith in the hope of buying his way back into Parliament via purchasing a borough. His new friend, the dangerous socialite Monk Adderley, makes the necessary introductions to set George on his way.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 24 Jun 2018 21:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:59

    Anne Dudley

    Theme From Poldark

    Performer: Christian Garrick. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of London.


Role Contributor
Ross Poldark Aidan Turner
Demelza Poldark Eleanor Tomlinson
Verity Blamey Ruby Bentall
Ossie Whitworth Christian Brassington
Morwenna Whitworth Ellise Chappell
Prudie Beatie Edney
George Warleggan Jack Farthing
Tholly Tregirls Sean Gilder
Dwight Enys Luke Norris
Elizabeth Warleggan Heida Reed
Drake Carne Harry Richardson
Cary Warleggan Pip Torrens
Caroline Enys Gabriella Wilde
Sam Carne Tom York
Zacky Martin Tristan Sturrock
Rosina Hoblyn Amelia Clarkson
Monk Adderley Max Bennett
Geoffrey Charles Louis Davison
Belinda Emily Patrick
Lord Falmouth James Wilby
Lady Whitworth Rebecca Front
Rowella Solway Esme Coy
Arthur Solway Will Merrick
Paul Daniel Ed Browning
Harris Pascoe Richard Hope
Nathaniel Pearce Mike Burnside
Sir Christopher Hawkins Cornelius Booth
Writer Debbie Horsfield
Producer Michael Ray
Director Joss Agnew
Author Winston Graham
Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton
Executive Producer Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer Debbie Horsfield
Executive Producer Tom Mullens
Executive Producer Karen Thrussell
Executive Producer Damien Timmer
Production Company Mammoth Screen


Cast and Characters

Cast and Characters

Meet Ross Poldark and his neighbours in Cornwall.

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