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Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Sean Bean ... Richard Sharpe

Daragh O'Malley ... Patrick Harper
Abigail Cruttenden ... Jane Gibbons

James Laurenson ... Maj. Gen. Ross

Hugh Fraser ... Wellington

Mark Strong ... Brand

Andrew Schofield ... Pope

Nigel Betts ... Pyecroft
Warren Saire ... Shellington
John Tams ... Daniel Hagman
Jason Salkey ... Harris
Diana Perez ... Ramona

Peter Hudson ... Colonel Cresson (as Peter Le Campion)
Olivier Pierre ... General Calvet

Christian Rodska ... Crake
Berrin Politi ... Zara
Michael Mallinson ... Provost Marshal
Aysun Metiner ... Conchita
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ercüment Balakoglu ... Gaston (as Ercument Balakoglu)
Oleg Korytin ... French Solider (uncredited)

Directed by
Tom Clegg 
 
Writing credits
Bernard Cornwell (characters)

Eoghan Harris 

Produced by
Malcolm Craddock .... producer
Ray Frift .... associate producer
Muir Sutherland .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Dominic Muldowney 
John Tams 
 
Cinematography by
Chris O'Dell 
 
Film Editing by
Hugo Middleton 
Keith Palmer (uncredited)
 
Production Design by
Andrew Mollo 
 
Costume Design by
Robin Fraser-Paye 
 
Makeup Department
Jules Korshoonoff .... makeup designer
Jacquetta Levon .... makeup designer
 
Production Management
George Adams .... executive in charge of production
Alex Sutherland .... unit manager
Ahmet T. Uygun .... assistant unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Mallinson .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Colin Thurston .... propmaster
 
Sound Department
Dave Sloss .... foley recordist
 
Stunts
Sviatolsav Barabolia .... stunt performer
Zed Korshoonoff .... stunt performer
Oleg Korytin .... horse stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Oleg Korytin .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Russell Barnett .... costume supervisor
Gerald Moulin .... military costume consultant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Mark Tucker .... music score recording engineer
 
Other crew
Charlotte Farrar .... assisitant accountant
Richard Rutherford-Moore .... military advisor (as Richard Moore)
 

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100 min
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Trivia:
Pyecroft's (Nigel Betts)first name is Septimus. Brand is played by Mark Strong, who appears in Stardust as a character named Septimus.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the Rocha fort blows up, look closely and you can see bits of masonry flutter to the ground showing it is not a real fort just a large set piece.See more »
Quotes:
Brand:By God, I'm gonnna make you beg, Sharpe!See more »
Movie Connections:
Follows Sharpe's Regiment (1996) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Gentleman SoldierSee more »

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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Another good outing, 25 February 2000
Author: Paul Chambers (WileE) from Gloucester, England

Sharpe's Mission bucks the trend of the later Sharpe episodes in still being a good story with plenty of action. Once again Sean Bean excels in the lead role, ably supported by an impressive cast.

The story, as mentioned, is good; exposing the corrupt nature of some elements engaged in France, as well as hinting at the first signs of weakness in Sharpe's marriage. The episode moves along at a brisk pace, and yet still has time for some nice touches of humour with Harris' dealing of the slimy Shellington.

Overall a good episode which whilst not achieving the highs of the first few outings, still an improvement over some of the later showings.

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