Sharpe

Season 1 Episode 1

Sharpe's Rifles

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Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM May 05, 1993 on ITV
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Sharpe's Rifles
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Portugal, 1809: Sergeant Richard Sharpe saves the life of General Wellesley (soon to become the Duke of Wellington) and receives a field commission. His first mission is to go behind enemy lines to Casa Antiga to find a missing agent, and he is put in command of a platoon of Riflemen under Captain Murray. When Murray is killed, Sharpe is left in sole command. On arrival at Casa Antiga, Sharpe finds his real mission is to transport a holy relic to Torrecastro to inspire an uprising against the French. For more, see Recap.moreless

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Brian Cox

Brian Cox

Hogan

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Assumpta Serna

Assumpta Serna

Teresa

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David Troughton

David Troughton

Wellesley

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Daragh O'Malley

Daragh O'Malley

Harper

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Michael Mears

Michael Mears

Cooper

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John Tams

John Tams

Hagman

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