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Sharpe: The Legend (1997)

An overview of Richard Sharpe's career, from being raised in the ranks, to the battle at Waterloo, as depicted by fellow rifleman, Cooper.

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Paul Wilmshurst

Writer:

Kate Carysfort
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sean Bean ... Sharpe (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Simón Andreu ... Vivar (archive footage)
David Ashton David Ashton ... Lennox (archive footage)
Féodor Atkine ... Ducos (archive footage)
Paul Bettany ... Prince of Orange (archive footage)
Paul Bigley Paul Bigley ... Dobbs (archive footage)
Peter Birrel ... Don Moreno (archive footage)
Mark Burns Mark Burns ... Pakenham (archive footage)
Michael Byrne ... Nairn (archive footage)
Katia Caballero Katia Caballero ... Josefina (archive footage)
Amira Casar ... Catherine (archive footage)
Scott Cleverdon ... Price (archive footage)
Michael Cochrane ... Simmerson (archive footage)
Brian Cox ... Hogan (archive footage)
Daniel Craig ... Berry (archive footage)
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An overview of Richard Sharpe's career, from being raised in the ranks, to the battle at Waterloo, as depicted by fellow rifleman, Cooper.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 1997 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Legenda Sharpe'a See more »

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Follows Sharpe's Gold (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Over the Hills and Far Away
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Lyrics adapted by John Tams
Performed by John Tams
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Excellent series
16 May 2007 | by cusefan2See all my reviews

I totally loved the Sharpe series i just wished they had made them all. Sean Bean and Daragh O'Malley along with the chosen ones made it a great show to watch for hours and hours if you can get the whole set. The ones that are missing are Sharpe's Tiger, Sharpe's Triumph, Sharpe's Trafalgar, Sharpe's Prey, Sharpe's Havoc, Sharpe's Gold, Sharpe's Escape, Sharpe's Fury, and Sharpe's Devil. Now those would have folded out a totally great epic had they been produced. If they had followed the whole book line for the epic series they would have made it totally great. Also i would love to have them make Cromwell's short stories on Sharpe incorporated into this series.


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