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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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... Sharpe (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Vivar (archive footage)
David Ashton ... Lennox (archive footage)
... Ducos (archive footage)
... Prince of Orange (archive footage)
Paul Bigley ... Dobbs (archive footage)
... Don Moreno (archive footage)
Mark Burns ... Pakenham (archive footage)
... Nairn (archive footage)
Katia Caballero ... Josefina (archive footage)
... Catherine (archive footage)
... Price (archive footage)
... Simmerson (archive footage)
... Hogan (archive footage)
... 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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13 October 1997 (UK)  »

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Legenda Sharpe'a  »

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Follows Sharpe's Siege (1996) See more »

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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 See 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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