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Masterpiece Theatre; Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy
Program Number

2429

Series Description

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

Program Description

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.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_44A0FBCB776D4E4289D37A14F71DEA74.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Sharpe, Series II, Sharpe's Enemy.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <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
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