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Poldark - BBC1

Poldark S4 - EP2
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As the BBC1 period drama continues, can Poldark's Morwenna (Ellise Chappell) escape husband Ossie’s wicked plans for her?

As if poor Morwenna (Ellise Chappell) hadn’t suffered enough, things take a nasty turn when Ossie decides to get her locked up in a lunatic asylum.

Her crime? Refusing him his ‘conjugal rights’, as he calls them.

Instead, he’s been continuing his affair with Morwenna’s scheming sister, Rowella, while persuading his physician, Dr Choake, that his wife is insane.

Poldark S4 - EP1

Ellise Chappell as Morwenna Chynoweth

Fortunately, Dr Choake decides to seek a second opinion from Dwight.

But will Dwight save Morwenna from a life locked away in an asylum?

Meanwhile, Dwight is also called to save several trapped miners when there’s a flood – but that’s the least of his worries when Caroline discovers the truth about baby Sarah’s illness…

TV Times rating: *****