The Best Moments from Episode 8

Relive the best moments from Season 3 finale with our list of the episode’s must-see moments. Contains spoilers! 


  1. 1.

    Morwenna's Daring Stand

    Driven to the breaking point by Osborne’s demands, Morwenna makes a bold claim: if the cruel vicar touches her again, she’ll kill his son.

    Her desperate measures work, for now, but Osborne’s conniving nature makes him a dangerous man to cross.

  2. 2.

    A Rock & A Hard Place

    Ross has been bestowed with new authority as the leader of Cornwall’s militia, formed in response to fear of French invasion.

    But Cornwall has more pressing problems, like rampant starvation. When the people take a stand against high grain prices, George manipulates the situation to his benefit, sending the militia to defend the grain stores. Soon Ross Poldark finds himself in a tough position: between the people he loves and the authority he now represents.

  3. 3.

    Demelza Takes the Plunge

    When Prudie tells Demelza the truth about Ross and Elizabeth, Demelza surrenders to the affections of the romantic, doting Lieutenant Armitage.

  4. 4.

    A Remorseful Warleggan

    George has been treating Valentine and Elizabeth coldly since Aunt Agatha revealed the truth about his son’s parentage. Elizabeth confronts her husband about his behavior and George is overcome with shame. In a rare moment of vulnerability, he sobs and begs for his wife’s forgiveness.

  5. 5.

    A Beautiful Lie

    The Poldark-Warleggan rivalry may be stalled, but it’s far from over. When Ross finds a tearstained George on the beach, he can’t help but resist a subtle jab at his enemy.

  6. 6.

    A Spark of Hope

    Drake leaves Morwenna a secret bouquet, and she declares her love for him to the wind. It’s been a long road for these star-crossed lovers, but could hope still remain?

  7. 7.

    A Standstill

    They’ve broken; they’ve hurt; they’ve forgiven. When there’s nothing left to say, Ross and Demelza silently embrace in understanding. The road to marital bliss hasn’t been smooth, but this couple is still traveling down it together.

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