Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents, and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colors (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by capturing a French Imperial standard: an eagle.
Director: Tom Clegg
Writers: Eoghan Harris, Bernard Cornwell (based on the novel by)
Stars: Sean Bean, Assumpta Serna, Brian Cox