Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in SHARPE’S
CHALLENGE. A year after Wellington crushes Napoleon
at Waterloo, Wellington
sends Sharpe to investigate what turns out to be
his most dangerous mission to date. The fate of an
Empire and the life of a General's daughter lie in
one man's hands ...
After five seasons of action-packed
adventure films, averaging an audience of 47 percent,
the award-winning Sharpe returns as two feature length
episodes written by Russell Lewis.
Bean returns to the role of Richard Sharpe for the
first time in eight years,
joined by Daragh O’Malley as Sharpe’s best friend
Sgt Patrick Harper, in this bloody enterprise filmed
entirely in India. Toby Stephens is Colonel Dodd, the
villainous renegade officer. Padma Lakshmi is Madhuvanthi, favourite consort, now ruling as Regent. Also starring
Lucy Brown as Celia Burrows, the general’s daughter
held against her will, Michael Cochrane as the pompous
General Simmerson, and Peter Hugo-Daly as the
treacherous Sgt Shadrach Bickerstaff.
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