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Aired Saturday August 6, 11:00am - 1:00pmon Drama


Series 1 Episode 2: Sharpe's Eagle

Handsome Lt Sharpe joins forces with the South Essex regiment and is ordered to destroy a key bridge, but owing to incompetence in high places, the regimental colours are lost. However, a dying officer requests that Sharpe try to capture a French Eagle in an act of retaliation, and Sharpe and his men soon find themselves playing a key role in the Battle of Talavera.

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Cast and crew
  • Tom CleggDirector
  • Sean BeanRichard Sharpe
  • Brian Cox
  • Daragh O'Malley
  • Assumpta Serna
  • David Troughton
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