How Sharpe cut out the curry and ate all the pies . . .
SWASHBUCKLING Sharpe actor Sean Bean has revealed what kept him going during a gruelling filming schedule in India - tinned British pies.
Nearly a decade after the Sheffield actor's big break as rugged Sharpe, the star says he was delighted to dust off his sword and get back in the saddle to reprise the role that kick-started his Hollywood career.
Picking up where Richard Sharpe's story left off in the wake of Napoleon's crushing defeat at Waterloo, Sharpe's Challenge begins with frightening tales of a blood-thirsty Maharaja who is threatening British interests in India.
But Sean confessed he sometimes really missed traditional British grub while filming the new show.( Collapse )