Richard Sharpe is a fictional character who serves as a British Officer during the Napoleonic wars. He starts his career in the ranks after saving the life of General Wellesley, future Duke of Wellington. As the episodes tell his story, they show him battling from Spain to India winning battles and love. The character is based on a series of books written by Bernard Cornwell. The episodes premiered as two hour movies at apprioximately three a year.

Episode Info

Final: 6x04 -- Sharpe's Peril Pt 2 (Nov/09/2008) [Special Airtime: 09:00 pm]

Sharpe is held captive by the leader of the opium trafficking ring. Harper is left in charge of making sure the train makes it through. Sharpe manages to escape with Marie-Angelique After he is reunited with with Harper they are forced to hide out in a village. Sharpe tries to get the locals ready to fight a battle that could be his last.
Available Episodes

Sharpe's Eagle
May 12, 1993
Season 1 episode 2

Sharpe's Rifles
May 05, 1993
Season 1 episode 1

Sean BeanSean Bean
As Richard Sharpe
Daragh ODaragh O'Malley
As Sgt Patrick Harper
Hugh RossHugh Ross
As Major Munroe (S03)
Michael ByrneMichael Byrne
As Major Nairn (S01)
Diana PerezDiana Perez
As Ramona (S02-S04, S06)
Abigail CruttendenAbigail Cruttenden
As Jane Gibbons (S04-S05)
Assumpta SernaAssumpta Serna
As Teresa Moreno (S01-S02)
David TroughtonDavid Troughton
As Sir Arthur Wellesley (S01)
Philip WhitchurchPhilip Whitchurch
As Captain William Frederickson (S02, S05)
Paul TrussellPaul Trussell
As Rifleman Isiah Tongue (S01)

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Executive Producer: Muir Sutherland, Ted Childs
Producer: Malcolm Craddock, Simon Lewis, Chris Burt, Ted Childs
Associate Producer: Ray Frift
Line Producer: Pavel Douvidzon
Based On The Works Of: Bernard Cromwell

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Recurring Guests

Michael Cochrane as Gen Sir Henry Simmerson (5 eps)
James Laurenson as Major General Ducos (4 eps)
Feodor Atkine as Major Pierre Ducos (4 eps)
Alexis Denisof as Rossendale (3 eps)
Peter Hugo-Daly as Sgt Shadrach Bickerstaff (3 eps)
Julian Fellowes as Major Dunnett (2 eps)
Caroline Langrishe as Lady Anne Camoynes (2 eps)
Stephane Cornicard as French Colonel (2 eps)
Tony Haygarth as Pot-au-Feu (2 eps)
C├ęcile Paoli as Lucille Maillot (2 eps)

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Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Adventure
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays at 07:00 pm
Runtime: 90 Minutes
Premiere: May 05, 1993
Ended: November 02, 2008
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