Poldark

The BEST episodes of Poldark

Every episode of Poldark ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Poldark!

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.

Last Updated: 11/1/2022Network:BBC One
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Episode 10
star
9.03
29 votes

#1 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/7/1975

Directors: Kenneth Ives
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Episode 15
star
9.00
28 votes

#2 - Episode 15

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/11/1976

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.

Directors: Paul Annett
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Episode 29
star
9.00
28 votes

#3 - Episode 29

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/4/1977

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

Directors: Philip Dudley
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Episode 25
star
8.77
35 votes

#4 - Episode 25

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/6/1977

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

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Episode 19
star
8.55
40 votes

#5 - Episode 19

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/25/1977

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

Directors: Philip Dudley
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Episode 17
star
8.09
43 votes

#6 - Episode 17

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/11/1977

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

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Episode 14
star
8.07
29 votes

#7 - Episode 14

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/4/1976

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.

Directors: Paul Annett
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Episode 26
star
8.05
61 votes

#8 - Episode 26

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/13/1977

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

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Episode 24
star
8.03
34 votes

#9 - Episode 24

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/30/1977

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

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Episode 22
star
8.03
38 votes

#10 - Episode 22

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/16/1977

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

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Episode 27
star
8.00
28 votes

#11 - Episode 27

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/20/1977

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

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Episode 28
star
8.00
28 votes

#12 - Episode 28

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/27/1977

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

Directors: Philip Dudley
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Episode 16
star
8.00
28 votes

#13 - Episode 16

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/18/1976

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

Directors: Paul Annett
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Episode 13
star
8.00
28 votes

#14 - Episode 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/28/1975

Directors: Paul Annett
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Episode 12
star
8.00
28 votes

#15 - Episode 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/21/1975

Directors: Kenneth Ives
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Episode 11
star
8.00
28 votes

#16 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/14/1975

Directors: Kenneth Ives
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Episode 23
star
7.97
34 votes

#17 - Episode 23

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/23/1977

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

Directors: Roger Jenkins
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Episode 9
star
7.97
29 votes

#18 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/30/1975

Directors: Kenneth Ives
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Episode 20
star
7.91
43 votes

#19 - Episode 20

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/2/1977

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

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Episode 6
star
7.82
92 votes

#20 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/9/1975

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

Directors: Paul Annett
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Episode 4
star
7.71
98 votes

#21 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/26/1975

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.

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Episode 8
star
7.66
90 votes

#22 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/23/1975

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

Directors: Paul Annett
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Episode 7
star
7.65
92 votes

#23 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/16/1975

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

Directors: Paul Annett
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Episode 5
star
7.63
97 votes

#24 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/2/1975

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.

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Episode 2
star
7.38
113 votes

#25 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/12/1975

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.

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