This spectacular historically-based series follows the life and battles of Major Richard Sharpe (Sean Bean) as the dashing maverick British rifleman who is fighting against Napoleon in 19th century Europe's Napoleonic war.

Even though he is battling for England Sharpe still has time to make acquaintances in lady's chambers and to drink Sherry. Superb series well worth staying in and missing that huge party to watch.

Filmed on location, mainly in the Crimea and Turkey this series was based on the best-selling novels by Bernard Cornwell

Genre: Drama

5/5 Stars

When is Sharpe next on TV?

It's next showing on Drama (Freeview) July 1st, 11:00am and on Drama (Freeview) July 8th, 11:00am. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Sean BeanSean Bean
Image for Daragh ODaragh O'Malley
Hugh Fraser
Michael Cochrane
Patrick Fierry
Image for Alice KrigeAlice Krige
Michael Byrne
Abigail Cruttenden
Abel Folk
FĂ©odor Atkine
Image for Nicholas FarrellNicholas Farrell
Peter Eyre
James Laurenson
Jayne Ashbourne
Image for Caroline LangrisheCaroline Langrishe
Philip Whitchurch
Martin Jacobs
Image for Philip GlenisterPhilip Glenister
Micahel Cochrane
Image for Toby StephensToby Stephens