‘Poldark’ recap: What happened in Season 5 Episode 3?

The final season of Poldark continued 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 Season 5’s third episode, which aired at 9pm on Sunday 28th July 2019:

Ross’s tenacity in helping Ned (Vincent Regan, pictured) finally bears fruit, but it comes at a cost.

Hanson’s (Peter Sullivan) presence in Cornwall raises suspicions, and as Demelza (Eleanor Tomlinson) wrestles with how best to equip the community to look after itself, Morwenna (Ellise Chappell) lends herself to the cause and finds new hope.

Geoffrey Charles (Freddie Wise)and Cecily’s (Lily Dodsworth-Evans) relationship continues to blossom.

Her father Ralph pursues an arrangement with George (Jack Farthing), but George’s sanity continues to deteriorate and Cary (Pip Torrens) struggles under mounting responsibilities.

Feeling bored and neglected, Valentine (Woody Norman) decides to break out of Trenwith in search of new friends.

Meanwhile, the Enyses look to challenge the county’s high society by hosting a ball to introduce the Despards, before disaster strikes and Ross and Ned must take heroic action together.

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