Debbie Horsfield is an English theatre and television writer. Best known for writing Sex, Chips & Rock 'n' Roll and Cutting It for the BBC, she has twice won a BAFTA for Best Drama Series. In 2015, she adapted the first two novels in Winston Graham's Poldark cycle for BBC One, starring Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark.
Cornwall, 1790. Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life. Accused of wrecking two ships, he is to stand trial at the Bodmin Assizes. Despite their stormy married life, Demelza has tried to rally support for her husband. But there are plenty of enemies who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not least the powerful banker George Warleggan, whose personal rivalry with Ross grows ever more intense.