Tonight’s episode begins with Ross and Demelza all loved up and talking about how content they are. In other words, prepare yourself for their happy bubble to burst at any minute!

Ross, burdened with the weight of all Cornwall’s problems on his shoulders, grows increasingly distant from his wife. So Demelza is flattered when handsome aristocrat Hugh Armitage makes it clear that he’s fallen for her.

Ross dismisses the idea, but will his indifference push Demelza straight into Hugh’s arms?

Elsewhere, Reverend Osborne reveals his true colours (poor, poor Morwenna) while George spots new opportunities in his quest for power – that, however, is soon the least of his worries…