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Sharpe's Peril (2008)

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Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile ... See full summary »

Director:

Tom Clegg

Writers:

Bernard Cornwell (novels), Russell Lewis (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Sharpe
Daragh O'Malley ... Harper
Michael Cochrane ... Simmerson
Velibor Topic ... Dragomirov
Beatrice Rosen ... Marie Angelique
Raza Jaffrey ... Lance Naik Singh
Steve Speirs ... Wormwood
David Robb ... Major Tredinnick
Caroline Carver ... Mrs Tredinnick
Luke Ward-Wilkinson ... Beauclere
Amit Behl ... Barabbas
Jonathan Moore Jonathan Moore ... Rev Watkin
Charles Venn ... Deever (as Chucky Venn)
Ryan Pope ... Quilter
Jonny Coyne ... Croop (as Jonathan Coyne)
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Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the area, strikes fear in the members of the party. When an attack occurs Sharpe takes control of the situation, leading the group 300 miles through enemy territory and training the disorganized, rag-tag group to be proper soldiers. Despite all these responsibilities, Sharpe still manages to find time for a little romance... Written by anonymous

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Trivia

The red gown worn by Caroline Carver (Mrs. Tredinnick) is the same costume Charity Wakefield (Marianne Dashwood) wears dancing at Barton Park in Sense & Sensibility (2008). See more »

Goofs

During several of the battle scenes when the flintlock muskets are fired, neither the hammer nor the strike plate move, though we see spark, flame and smoke. The hammers are not even pulled back so the weapons can fire. See more »

Quotes

Sir Henry Simmerson: [Raving mad] We must save the harvest!
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Follows Sharpe's Siege (1996) See more »

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Just watch any Sharpe you see on the box.
9 November 2008 | by davoshannonSee all my reviews

They criticized this episode because Daragh O'Malley had got a bit fatter. And maybe Sean Bean had a few more lines on his face - well, how many wives has be tried to please - apparently without success!.

But it's wonderful. Heroism, humanity, and fellow feeling are all there just as they are in the entire series. There's some closure for fellow aficionados; Hakeswill (in a sense) is laid to rest, and Simmerson ends the fool he always was.

Bernard Cornwell is an excellent author, and Sean Bean / Daragh O'Malley and this entire cast has brought it all to wonderful viewing.

Wanna be a soldier!


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