(Doctor Thorne star Harry Richardson) demelza’s brother falls for morwenna (see below), but the romance upsets the Poldarks and Warleggans. ‘They’re pulled apart,’ sighs Harry.
Tom York) demelza’s other brother is a strict methodist like their father. ‘Sam’s on a mission from God, as he sees it, to save the souls of the people of Cornwall,’ says Tom.
Ellise Chappell) George hires her to look after her cousin Elizabeth’s son from her first marriage. ‘Under the surface is a rebellious streak,’ says Ellise.
(Shameless and Our Girl star Sean Gilder) Womaniser Bartholomew is an old friend of ross’ father. ‘He’s been away for 13 years and is a pirate and freetrader,’ says Sean.
(Suspect’s Christian Brassington) The recently widowed vicar aligns himself with George. ‘Ossie has no self-control when it comes to food or women,’ says Christian.
(Model and film actor Josh Whitehouse). The Naval navigator and romantic poet is instantly besotted with demelza. ‘He’s blown away by her,’ says Hugh.