Last Update: 02 Nov 2008
Sharpe is staying in India, with all the palaces, elephants and exotic
locations that proved so attractive in
. Sean Bean stars in
a new adventure which began filming March 3, 2008 in Khajuraho and Orccha,
India. Filming continued to April 19.
by Russell Lewis
takes up where
Sharpe and Harper are on their way to Calcutta, from where they are to sail
to England, when they come upon an East India Company baggage train,
also Making its way to Madras. The party which includes among its number
a heavily pregnant woman and a young French woman, Marie Angelique, who
is joining her fiancé travels warily through enemy territory. Its leaders
fear Chitu, the legendary bandit leader who controls the area. When the
attack happens, the Company officers in charge prove inadequate to its defence,
Sharpe has to take over and lead the party 300 miles through enemy territory.
He has to train up the ill assorted group into proper soldiers and finds himself
defending helpless villagers against the corrupt and ruthless Colonel Dragomirov,
the local Company commander in the area.
Sharpe's Peril will be broadcast on ITV1 (UK) on November 2 and 7, 2008. An
advanced screening for Cast and Crew was held at the end of October 2008.
You can read a report about the advance screening
Official Sharpe's Peril website
from Sharpe Film (trailer, lotsof photos,
behind the scenes, etc)
The Sharpe's Peril trailer is on youtube
Sharpe's Peril has an official facebook page
If you miss the broadcast or do not have access to ITV1 you may be
able to catch it here:
Read Rifleman Moore's Report for
Sharpe Fans - The Making of Sharpe's Peril
Sharpe's Peril IMDb page
Alejandro Andrade's Video Blog of Sharpe's Peril - Stuart Sutherland and Alejandro Andrade
in India on the set of Sharpe's Peril
Join Stuart and Alejandro on the set of Sharpes Peril as they wend their way around the set talking to people and animals of every variety! The video blogs are in Spanish and we have provided an English translation as well so ALL of the fans can see exactly what goes on as it happens.
Watch the ITV Press Centre preview of Fall 2008 shows
(click on the video top right hand side)
The 95th Rifles
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