Masterpiece Theatre; Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy
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Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971
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Sharpe must do battle with a gang of deserters, led by the evil Hakeswill, who has taken hostages -- including Isabella, the wife of the English Colonel, Sir Arthur Farthingdale. Sharpe is sent with the ransom money. However, Sergeant Hakeswill tricks Sharpe and insists that the ransom be doubled. Sharpe leads an attack to free Isabella and destroy the force of deserters who, Wellington fears, pose a threat to the discipline of his men.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 19, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_44A0FBCB776D4E4289D37A14F71DEA74.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 19, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_44A0FBCB776D4E4289D37A14F71DEA74>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_44A0FBCB776D4E4289D37A14F71DEA74