Ralph seeks to ruin Ned as rebellion stirs and the Poldarks are trapped in the middle.
Ross is given hope for the Despards' return to Honduras but finds his new nemesis Ralph Hanson has returned to Truro. Demelza continues to help the community help itself, and Dwight gains unexpected patients but his absences from home have unforeseen consequences. Morwenna, still struggling with the loss of her son, starts to secretly slip away from the village, leaving Drake to wonder where she goes.
Sam and Rosina become close as Rosina starts to lend a hand with the school, Geoffrey Charles and Cecily continue meeting in secret but discovering the nature of Ralph and Cary's business plan leaves them in turmoil. Meanwhile, Ralph enlists some help from Tess, and disgruntled locals to set a plot in motion to undo the Despards and the Poldarks in turn.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
|Ross Poldark||Aidan Turner|
|Demelza Poldark||Eleanor Tomlinson|
|Morwenna Carne||Ellise Chappell|
|George Warleggan||Jack Farthing|
|Ned Despard||Vincent Regan|
|Drake Carne||Harry Richardson|
|Geoffrey Charles||Freddie Wise|
|Production Company||Mammoth Screen|