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Sharpe's Company (1994)

Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target. Meanwhile, a new commander has taken over the South Essex, along ... See full summary »

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Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target. Meanwhile, a new commander has taken over the South Essex, along with the murderous Sgt. Obadiah Hakeswill, an old enemy of Sharpe's from India days. But a new commander means a captain trying to turn the Rifles into red-jackets, and Sharpe's only hope to command his company again is the Forlorn one. Written by Kathy Li

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14 May 1995 (USA)  »

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Die Scharfschützen - 3. Kommando ohne Wiederkehr  »

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Originally, it was a character named Robert Knowles who is shot by Hakeswill. The TV series changed it to Price being the victim. See more »

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When Sharpe kills the French men by a firing squad, one of the men falls with his head to the right. In another shot, his head is to the left. See more »

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Teresa: [In Spanish] My daughter is ill and all you can do is cry!
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Followed by Sharpe's Revenge (1997) See more »

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Heart of Oak
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Lyrics by David Garrick
Music by William Boyce
Performed by Scott Cleverdon
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Another good episode of the Sharpe series
14 December 2002 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Third in the Sharpe series , Sharpe's Company introduces Sharpe's nemesis , Sergeant Obidiah Hakeswill ( Peter Postlethwaite ) .

Hakeswill is a thoroughly nasty piece of work , having had Sharpe flogged when he was a young soldier , and starts with the same tricks again.

This film gives some idea of the tribulations of the ordinary Redcoats , at the whim of sometimes hopeless Officers whose commissions were bought , and who wanted NCOs who kept order , and didn't mind how it was done.

As with many of the Sharpe series , this is based around a historic battle . In this case it is the battle of Badajoz , where Hakeswill gets up to even more mischief .

Another great Postlethwaite performance !


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