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Poldark: Episode 21 (S2EP5 BBC-1 9 Oct 1977, Duncan Lamont)



Episode 21: Aunt Agatha’s birthday celebrations do not go as planned and George Warleggan literally brings about the old lady’s death. Ross’s rescue party succeed in freeing Dwight but then face a troublesome path back to England.

Episode Cast: Robin Ellis (Ross Poldark), Angharad Rees (Demelza Poldark), Jill Townsend (Elizabeth Warleggan), Ralph Bates (George Warleggan), Judy Geeson (Caroline Penvenen), Kevin McNally (Drake Carne), Jane Wymark (Morwenna Chynoweth), Eileen Way (Agatha Poldark), Michael Cadman (Dwight Enys), Paul Curran (Jud Paynter), Mary Wimbush (Prudie), Christopher Biggins (Reverend Osborne Whitworth), Alan Tilvern (Nicholas Warleggan), Forbes Collins (Zacky Martin), David Delve (Sam Carne), Brian Stirner (Hugh Armitage), Duncan Lamont, Peter Diamond, Terence Edmond, Matthew Walters, Mary Chester, Hugh Dickson, Ingrid Evans

Writer: Alexander Baron / Director: Philip Dudley

Airdate: 9 Oct 1977 on BBC-1

Series: Poldark Season 2 Episode 5

Show Info: Period drama series. In the 18th century Cornish Squire Ross Poldark returns home from America to find his estate in taters, putting things to rights he meets the fiery Demelza and crosses swords with the evil George Warleggan.