11 tweets that perfectly sum up the reaction to Poldark episode two

Ross is off to France in search of Dwight while Drake and Morwenna's romance continues to blossom...

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As Britain sweltered in the Sunday evening heat, Poldark returned to screens for a second episode that left us even more hot under the collar. 

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Having kept his clothes on for the series opener, star Aidan Turner gave fans what they were hoping for and ditched his billowing white shirt for some bedroom scenes. And Twitter reacted as expected… 

In fact, Ross and Demelza back to their loved-up best kept everyone rather happy.

Although – as always – their marital bliss didn’t last long. Aidan Turner’s character had promised to stay by his wife’s side, only to then set off on a foolhardy trip to rescue his friend, Dwight Enys, from revolutionary France.

As he bid farewell to his better half, Poldark fans were in a bit of a state. 

Still, as he sails for la France, at least he has his old friend Tholly by his side. Oh, what’s that? You couldn’t understand what he was saying? Neither could we! 

But thick accent aside, it looks like Tholly has won over viewers with his rogueish charm. 

Fellow newcomers Sam and Drake Carne have also made quite the impression, with fans keen on the latter’s relationship with governess Morwenna Chynoweth… 

Although Prudie had her own fun with young Drake, telling the poor lad all about a woman’s “needs”: 

But while the second episode was action packed, with Dwight’s fate uncertain and evil George continuing his ascent through society, Poldark fans know what’s really important… 

Quite right, too.

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