Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a local Maharaja, Khande Rao, who is threatening British interests there. Wellington sends Sharpe to investigate on what turns out to be his most dangerous mission to date. When a beautiful general's daughter is kidnapped by the Indian warlord, the tension mounts, leaving Sharpe no option but to pursue the enemy right into its deadly lair. Deep in the heart of enemy territory he also has to keep at bay the beautiful but scheming Regent, Madhuvanthi, who is out to seduce him. The fate of an Empire and the life of a General's daughter lie in one man's hands... Written by
Picture Palace Productions
Did You Know?
The story is a loose adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's India novels - Sharpe's Tiger, Sharpe's Triumph, and Sharpe's Fortress. See more
They have forgotten all of Sharpe's scars from previous battles in the previous movies. See more
General Sir Henry Simmerson
[unsatisfied with the flogging
Lay it on hard, man, don't tickle him!
Follows Sharpe's Gold
The Nightingale/The Banks of Red Roses
Adapted by John Tams
Performed by John Tams See more