‘Poldark’ finale recap: What happened in Season 5 Episode 8?

The last ever season (for now) of Poldark concluded on BBC One in the UK tonight.

Based on the series of historical novels by Winston Graham, the hit Cornish period drama series comes to an end this summer.

Here’s a plot recap for the Season 5 finale, which aired at 8.30pm on Monday 26th August 2019:

Several months have passed as Ross gets in deeper with the French invasion force as they prepare to welcome their leader, General Toussaint.

However, Ross’s belief in the need for secrecy revives old insecurities and risks his friends, his marriage and his life.

Meanwhile, Morwenna and Drake are ready to welcome their baby.

George stumbles on the means to undo Ross once and for all with the help of Merceron and Hanson.

With their lives are on the line, Ross and his friends must launch their most daring plan yet, to save themselves and the country from enemies both at home and abroad.

The first four seasons of Poldark are available on DVD on Amazon.