It was one of historyGÇÖs bloodiest battles GÇª A clash between two legendary generals GÇª It only lasted a single day GÇª but it shaped the map of Europe for a century. Upon the 200th anniversary of Waterloo, Sean Bean tells the story of one of historyGÇÖs bloodiest battles through the eyes of the soldiers who fought it. Working with present-day and retired soldiers, as well as experts in military history, he stages hands-on challenges and experiments to discover the reality of warfare. Sean Bean knows a thing or two about Richard Sharpe, having played the role of the British rifleman in the popular TV Series SHARPE. SharpeGÇÖs adventures were based on real events that happened 200 years ago and in these programmes Sean is on a quest to find out more about the men who inspired that character - not the Generals who lead the battle, but the ordinary soldiers who fought it. ItGÇÖs a ground-level view of the battle that changed history.
Sean Bean on Waterloo
A ground-level view of the battle that changed history.