Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it in the wild but beautiful Cornish landscape.
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Season 1Prime Video | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Mar 8, 2015
Episode 1 Mar 8, 2015 Cornwall, 1783. Ross Poldark returns from the battlefield to find his father dead.
S01 E02Mar 15, 2015
Episode 2 Mar 15, 2015 Ross plans to reopen his family mine with Francis. Demelza struggles to fit in at Nampara.
S01 E03Mar 22, 2015
Episode 3 Mar 22, 2015 Rumours spread of a scandalous relationship between Ross and Demelza.
S01 E04Mar 29, 2015
Episode 4 Mar 29, 2015 News of Ross and Demelza's marriage spreads, damaging Wheal Leisure's prospects.
S01 E05Apr 5, 2015
Episode 5 Apr 5, 2015 Demelza gives birth. Ross welcomes old friend Dr Dwight Enys to Cornwall.
S01 E06Apr 12, 2015
Episode 6 Apr 12, 2015 With Jim gravely ill in jail, Ross and Dwight launch a desperate mission to save him.
Season 2Prime Video | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 4, 2016
Episode 1 Sep 4, 2016 Ross prepares for his trial as Demelza and Elizabeth try to help his cause. George does everything in his power to harm Ross, Francis wrestles with his conscience, and Dwight clashes with an entitled heiress, Caroline Penvenen.
S02 E02Sep 11, 2016
Episode 2 Sep 11, 2016 As the election leads to rioting, Elizabeth goes to Bodmin herself. Demelza tries to influence the case by making a personal appeal to the judge, but George has a number of tricks up his sleeve as the day of the trial arrives.
S02 E03Sep 18, 2016
Episode 3 Sep 18, 2016 Ross and Demelza face financial ruin, and George plans revenge on Jud. Francis, meanwhile, tries to rebuild his life and extends an invitation to Ross and Demelza.
S02 E04Sep 25, 2016
Episode 4 Sep 25, 2016 Needing money to open a mine free of George's influence, Ross strikes a deal with a local smuggler. Dwight, meanwhile, tries to diagnose an epidemic and receives help from an anonymous benefactor.
S02 E05Oct 2, 2016
Episode 5 Oct 2, 2016 An informant in the smuggling ring poses a serious threat to all, and George buys Ross's debt to finally crush him. Meanwhile, Caroline returns to Cornwall to make an announcement, but it is Elizabeth who reveals a great secret.
S02 E06Oct 9, 2016
Episode 6 Oct 9, 2016 Ross tries to financially support Elizabeth in the wake of Francis's death, but George calls in Ross's debt. Demelza toils loyally to protect all at Nampara, and Dwight and Caroline continue to meet in secret.
S02 E07Oct 16, 2016
Episode 7 Oct 16, 2016 Ross joins a smuggling trip in the Isles of Scilly in order to meet Mark Daniel but, in his absence, George moves in on Elizabeth. Caroline convinces Dwight they must elope for a new life in Bath, and Captain McNeil plans to ambush the smugglers on their return.
Season 3Rent or Buy
S03 E01Jun 11, 2017
Episode 1 Jun 11, 2017 Ross and Demelza look to forget the past and rebuild their marriage, but new arrivals threaten their fragile reconciliation.
S03 E02Jun 18, 2017
Episode 2 Jun 18, 2017 Sam and Drake provoke Trentishoe and Ross's stubbornness gives George the upper hand. Meanwhile, a great naval battle leaves Dwight's fate in question.
S03 E03Jun 25, 2017
Episode 3 Jun 25, 2017 Ross is ordered to leave Roscoff under threat of execution. He travels with Tholly to meet his contact in France, but finds information about Dwight's fate comes at a high price. Sam leads a congregation of methodists in protest outside the church - only to face broken promises from George, who revokes their lease on the meeting house, which leads them to turn to Elizabeth for help. Geoffrey Charles has some words of advice for Drake, who has shared a moment of intimacy on the beach with Morwenna.
S03 E04Jul 2, 2017
Episode 4 Jul 2, 2017 George proves merciless as the new magistrate, and Clowance is christened. Ross discovers the means to both help Dwight and combat Cornwall's famine.
S03 E05Jul 9, 2017
Episode 5 Jul 9, 2017 While George makes political manoeuvres at home, Ross sails to France to rescue Dwight from the French Revolution.
S03 E06Jul 16, 2017
Episode 6 Jul 16, 2017 Drake finds himself in the Warleggans' firing line as George moves to secure his connection to the nobility, and Ross provides some local aid.
S04 E01Jun 10, 2018
Episode 1 Jun 10, 2018 As the Poldarks look to rebuild their marriage and the Enyses to increase their family, Cornwall struggles under the Warleggans, whose power threatens all they hold dear.
S04 E02Jun 17, 2018
Episode 2 Jun 17, 2018 The Poldarks determine to get their relationship on track and the Enyses announce they're expecting a baby. Hugh's worsening health threatens his chance to stand in the election, and the prospect of him remaining in Cornwall adds pressure to the Poldarks' fragile marriage. At the Sawle Feast, Tom Harry challenges Sam to a wrestling match. When Emma offers herself as the prize, Sam accepts.
S04 E03Jun 24, 2018
Episode 3 Jun 24, 2018 Ross faces the challenge of Parliament and the Warleggans refuse to accept defeat. In Cornwall, Demelza contends with a failing mine and fixing Drake's broken heart. Dwight and Caroline welcome a baby daughter. Ossie meanwhile tends to a dying parishioner and George hosts an extravagant party at Trenwith.
S04 E04Jul 1, 2018
Episode 4 Jul 1, 2018 Ross is reunited with his family at home, but tragedy strikes in Cornwall. Dwight tells Caroline some devastating news about Sarah. Ossie is seen visiting Rowella by her husband Arthur, who grows suspicious. Emma returns to give Sam her answer, whilst Drake is persuaded into courting Rosina.
S04 E05Jul 8, 2018
Episode 5 Jul 8, 2018 George increases the strain on the struggling poor; To his frustration, Ross's efforts in Westminster meet successive failures, driving Ross to make a risky gambit. The adversity the Poldarks face, however, may not be confined to Cornwall alone.
S04 E06Jul 15, 2018
Episode 6 Jul 15, 2018 Nathaniel Pearce's death reveals how he embezzled Pascoe's clients funds. In London, Ross finds Geoffrey Charles led astray by Adderley and steers his nephew from trouble before telling Elizabeth. Dwight meanwhile helps in the development of Truro's infirmary as Ross, Geoffrey Charles and Caroline return to Cornwall.
S04 E07Jul 22, 2018
Episode 7 Jul 22, 2018