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Poldark, Season 4
on MASTERPIECE
Sundays, September 30 – November 18, 2018 on WOUB

It’s 1796, and to defend Cornwall and those he loves from an empowered George, Ross must play the political game on a journey that takes him to the nation’s capital and into new perils.

Poldark, Season 4
MASTERPIECE on PBS
Shown: Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark

Episode One
Sunday, September 30, 2018; 9-10pm ET on PBS
The Prime Minister calls an election and uncertainty grips the country. Ross watches Cornwall suffer under the power of Truro’s MP, George Warleggan, while Demelza remains caught between Ross and a lovesick Hugh. The Enyses contemplate having a child and Elizabeth seeks the same to secure her marriage. Morwenna uses Osborne’s affair with her sister Rowella to keep the reverend’s advances at bay. Sam and Drake are blamed for a murder, and Ross nds himself powerless to save his brothers-in-law.

Episode Two
Sunday, October 7, 2018; 9-10pm ET on PBS
The Poldarks determine to get their relationship on track and the Enyses announce they’re expecting a child. Hugh’s health prevents him for standing in the election, so the candi- dacy is offered to Ross — but will he accept?

Episode Three
Sunday, October 14, 2018; 9-10pm ET on PBS
Ross makes his maiden speech in Parliament and nds some notoriety in London, where he also re-unites with a now adolescent Geoffrey Charles. In Cornwall, Demelza contends with a failing mine and xing Drake’s broken heart. Dwight and Caroline welcome a baby daughter, Sarah, into the world but Dwight’s happiness is short lived as he makes a disturbing diagnosis. George hosts an extravagant party at Trenwith in the hope of buying his way back into Parliament and his new friend, the dangerous socialite Monk Adderley, makes the necessary introductions to set George on his way.

Episode Four
Sunday, October 21, 2018; 9-10pm ET on PBS

Poldark, Season 4
MASTERPIECE on PBS
Shown: Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza

While George continues plotting his return to Westminster, Ross is reunited with his family at home. Then tragedy strikes in Cornwall, forcing him from the quiet life into action again.

Episode Five
Sunday, October 28, 2018: 9-10pm ET on PBS
To his frustration, Ross faces successive failures in Westminster and he is advised to take a slyer approach. Back in Cornwall, Demelza continues her matchmaking efforts.

Episode Six
Sunday, November 4, 2018; 9-10pm ET on PBS
George nds the opportunity to ruin a business rival and the Poldarks in the process.
Ross whisks Demelza off for a passionate getaway in London, and Elizabeth has news for George.

Episode Seven
Sunday, November 11, 2018; 9-10pm ET
The Warleggans’ domestic bliss comes under threat and as Morwenna takes fate into her own hands, Ross and Demelza encounter deadly complications on their vacation.

Poldark, Season 4
MASTERPIECE on PBS
Shown: Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza

Episode Eight
Sunday, November 18, 2018; 9-10pm ET
Elizabeth hopes to persuade George that Valentine is his child once and for all. Ross returns to Cornwall to mend things with Demelza. Dwight delivers the Warleggans a daughter, Ursula, and George relates news of his knighthood to Elizabeth. The Poldarks look to a new century of change together.

Poldark, Season 4 is a Mammoth Screen production for the BBC and MASTERPIECE. Based on the novels by Winston Graham, it is written and created for television by Debbie Horsfield, produced by Michael Ray and directed by Joss Agnew and Brian Kelly. The executive producers are Debbie Horsfield, Karen Thrussell and Damien Timmer for Mammoth Screen, Elizabeth Kilgarriff for the BBC and Rebecca Eaton for MASTERPIECE. It is distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

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