The Sharpe Box Set: Sharpe's Challenge & Sharpe's Peril  (DVD)
Sharpe's PerilIt's India, 1818 and Lt Col Richard Sharpe and Sergeant Major Patrick Harper are travelling across India, escorting the beautiful Marie-Angelique Bonnet to meet her fiancee. While in bandit-plagued badlands, they come across the very dregs of the Crown's troops; an ill disciplined, rag-tag unit led by boy soldier Beauclare. As Sharpe and company sit down to have dinner with their hosts, the camp comes under attack by the notorious bandit Chitu. As the dust settles, it becomes apparent there have been many casualties and Sharpe realises that he is the only person now capable of getting this wagon train to the safety of the next army garrison. Little does Sharpe know that the adventure has only just begun and that he has inadvertently stumbled across a massive opium trafficking ring...Sharpe's ChallengeWellington sends Sharpe to India following the news of unrest in the country. Sharpe finds himself tasked with saving a general's daughter and keeping a beautiful scheming woman at arms length.For Sharpe's Peril, Disc 1 includes the programme in two parts. Part one contains scenes 1-8 and Part two then shows scenes 9 onwards.Disc 2 actually contains the 100 minute continuous movie version of the same programme plus a selection of special features.
Running Time: 280 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 10 Nov. 2008