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All Episodes 1996 - 1977

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  • Ended
  • BBC One
  • 1975-10-05T19:25:00+01:00
  • 50 mins
  • 1 day, 53 mins (29 episodes)
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Drama
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Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
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30 episodes

Special 1 Poldark

  • 1996-10-03T19:25:00+01:00 — 50 mins

Television Movie: Based off the eighth book in the Poldark Series, The Stranger From the Sea, Poldark (1996) tries to continue the Poldark TV series started in the mid-70s. The year is 1810, ten years after the original Poldark series ended. Jeremy Poldark, the son of Captain Ross Poldark and his wife, Demelza, find a strange man at a ship wreckage and rescue him while Ross is working in Parliament in London. As the man, Stephen Cravenson, recovers, him and the Poldark's older daughter, Clowance, fall in love, though Demelza senses that there is more to Mr. Cravenson's story than he is telling them.

1x01 Episode 1

  • Series Premiere

    1975-10-05T19:25:00+01:00 — 51 mins

Ross returns from fighting for Britain in the American Revolution to his native Cornwall only to find his ex-fiance, Elizabeth, now engaged to his cousin Francis.

1x02 Episode 2

  • 1975-10-12T19:25:00+01:00 — 50 mins

Verity, Ross' cousin, is considered by everyone to be an old maid. They are all astonished when she attracts the attention of Captain Blamey at a ball. Unfortunately her father strongly disapproves of the match because the Captain is an ex-prisoner and former alcoholic. He forbids them to meet but Ross and Demelza take pity on Verity and encourage them to meet secretly so that Verity can get to know him better. Verity also tells Ross that Demelza is in love with him which amazes him. He still has feelings for the exquisite Elizabeth but he feels a growing affection for Demelza.

1x03 Episode 3

  • 1975-10-19T19:25:00+01:00 — 51 mins

Ross' former employee, Jim Carter, stands trial for poaching and Ross gives evidence in his defence. Demelza, taken in as a maid by Ross, falls in love with him but learns that Ross still loves Elizabeth. She seduces him and becomes pregnant, running away because she knows that he isn't likely to want the child.

1x04 Episode 4

  • 1975-10-26T19:25:00+00:00 — 52 mins

Ross learns that Demelza is pregnant and goes looking for her. Demelza gets into terrible trouble with her Puritan father and step-mother who can't stand the scandal. Before this Elizabeth finally agreed to run away with Ross and leave Francis whom she doesn't love.

1x05 Episode 5

  • 1975-11-02T19:25:00+00:00 — 51 mins

Ross decides to marry Demelza because she is pregnant to Elizabeth's great displeasure. Ross'daughter Julia is born and he holds a party to celebrate. Elizabeth is very unhappy and not nice to Demelza.

1x06 Episode 6

  • 1975-11-09T19:25:00+00:00 — 52 mins

When Jim Carter becomes seriously ill in prison, Ross worries that he will die before completing his sentence.

1x07 Episode 7

  • 1975-11-16T19:25:00+00:00 — 51 mins

Young Geoffrey Charles is stricken with a serious illness; when Francis also becomes ill, Demelza assists Elizabeth in caring for him.

1x08 Episode 8

  • 1975-11-23T19:25:00+00:00 — 51 mins

Mark Daniel learns of Keren's affair with Dwight Enys; Ross helps Mark avoid capture by the authorities.

1x14 Episode 14

  • 1976-01-04T19:25:00+00:00 — 51 mins

Ross determines to find Mark Daniel who may be able to remember where he saw copper while hiding down Wheal Grace. To do so he must accompany Trencrom's smugglers to the Scilly Isles, which is dangerous as there is an informer amongst them.

1x15 Episode 15

  • 1976-01-11T19:25:00+00:00 — 51 mins

Elizabeth accepts an offer of marriage, although she knows it will appal Ross. when tragedy strikes at Wheal Grace the double blow creates in him an unreasoning and obsessive reaction.

1x16 Episode 16

  • 1976-01-18T19:25:00+00:00 — 51 mins

Ross goes to Trenwith to confront George for the last time.

2x01 Episode 17

  • Season Premiere

    1977-09-11T19:25:00+01:00 — 52 mins

Ross returns home to Cornwall from the war with the French and soon renews his feud with the Warleggans.

2x02 Episode 18

  • 1977-09-18T19:25:00+01:00 — 52 mins

Elizabeth celebrates the birth of her son but worries that there was a Dark Moon at the time of his birth. Meanwhile, word arrives that Dwight Enys is missing at sea.

2x03 Episode 19

  • 1977-09-25T19:25:00+01:00 — 51 mins

Ross is captured as a spy when he goes to France in search of Dwight Enys.

2x04 Episode 20

  • 1977-10-02T19:25:00+01:00 — 53 mins

Demelza gives birth to a daughter. George arranges a marriage between Morwenna and Osborne Whitworth unaware that she's in love with Drake Carne.

2x05 Episode 21

  • 1977-10-09T19:25:00+01:00 — 52 mins

As Aunt Agatha prepares a party for her 100th birthday, Ross prepares to rescue Dwight Enys from French custody. Neither the rescue nor the party go as planned.

2x06 Episode 22

  • 1977-10-16T19:25:00+01:00 — 52 mins

Aunt Agatha's deathbed curse haunts George while Ross brings Dwight Enys and Hugh Armitage back to Cornwall.

2x07 Episode 23

  • 1977-10-23T19:25:00+00:00 — 52 mins

Ross decides not to stand for Parliament but George Warleggan decides to throw his hat into the ring.

2x08 Episode 24

  • 1977-10-30T19:25:00+00:00 — 52 mins

Demelza discovers that Ross had a secret meeting with Elizabeth while fighting her own attraction to Hugh Armitage.

2x09 Episode 25

  • 1977-11-06T19:25:00+00:00 — 53 mins

Ross is unable to help miners who are facing starvation because of a strike. Rowella blackmails Osborne.

2x10 Episode 26

  • 1977-11-13T19:25:00+00:00 — 51 mins

Ross gets elected to Parliament. Hugh Armitage dies of a brain tumor. Osborne tries to have Morwenna committed to an asylum.

2x11 Episode 27

  • 1977-11-20T19:25:00+00:00 — 52 mins

George continues to scheme for more power by planning to bankrupt Ross.

2x12 Episode 28

  • 1977-11-27T19:25:00+00:00 — 52 mins

Demelza takes a huge risk to help out an old friend. Drake wants to marry Morwenna now that she's free.

2x13 Episode 29

  • 1977-12-04T19:25:00+00:00 — 53 mins

Tragedy could be awaiting Ross, Elizabeth, and Demelza on their respective trips to London.

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