Episode 2: Demelza (Eleanor Tomlinson) and the children join Ross (Aidan Turner) in London, but his dogged determination to vindicate Ned sees them caught up in a dangerous web.
An ennobled George (Jack Farthing) pursues the fruits of his new alliance, but his lingering grief has unexpected consequences. As Ned (Vincent Regan) confronts the man responsible for his downfall, Demelza fears they are entangled with forces they cannot overcome.
Meanwhile Dwight’s (Luke Norris) finds his areas of expertise have placed him and his friends on dangerous ground.
Drake (Harry Richardson) and Morwenna (Ellise Chappell) make tentative progress in their affections, as Valentine’s spirit grows wilful in neglect, and Geoffrey Charles (Freddie Wise) learns he must tread carefully if he’s to gain Cecily’s father’s favour.
As Sam (Tom York) becomes a target of Tess’s machinations, a figure from Ned’s Honduran past may hold the key to clearing his name. Ross’s party face unexpected complications in championing Ned’s cause however, and Ross find himself in a compromising situation – one that will shadow him wherever he goes.
Airdate: Sunday 21 July 2019 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on BBC ONE.
Season 5, Episode 2