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Masterpiece Episode: "Sharpe's Peril"

Season 40, Episode 8
Episode Synopsis: In "Sharpe's Peril," the British lieutenant colonel and buddy Harper undertake what they think will be a simple mission in India: escorting the fiancée (Beatrice Rosen) of a major (Pascal Langdale). It's not to be, of course, as bandits attack them, forcing them to make an alliance with a rag-tag group that's led by a boy-soldier (Luke Ward Wilkinson). Barabbas Hakeswill: Amit Behl.
Original Air Date: Apr 4, 2010
Guest Cast Luke Ward-Wilkinson: Ens. Percival Beauciere Beatrice Rosen: Marie-Angelique Bonnet Nandana Sen: Maharani Padmini Amit Behl: Corp. Barabbas Hakeswill Velibor Topic: Col. Dragomirov Steve Speirs: Wormwood Chucky Venice: Deever Michael Cochrane: Sir Henry Simmerson Raza Jaffrey: Lance Naik Singh Jonathan Moore: Rev. Watkin David Henry: Viscount Sedgefield David Robb: Maj. Tredinnick Sean Bean: Richard Sharpe Caroline Carver: Mrs. Tredinnick Daragh O'Malley: Patrick Harper

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'



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