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Robert Sharples (1913–1987)

Robert Sharples was born on July 2, 1913 in Bury, Lancashire, England as Robert Standish. He is known for his work on The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971), Special Branch (1969) and Minder (1979). He was married to Christina Sharples. He died on September 8, 1987 in Camden, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
(1971-1973)
Special Branch
Special Branch Music Department
(1970-1974)
Minder
Minder Music Department
(1979-1980)
The Eamonn Andrews Show
The Eamonn Andrews Show Music Department
(1964-1969)

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  Minder (TV Series) (conductor - 10 episodes, 1980) (composer - 9 episodes, 1980)
- A Lot of Bull and a Pat on the Back (1980) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
- Caught in the Act, Fact (1980) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
- All About Scoring, Innit? (1980) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
- The Old School Tie (1980) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
- Diamonds Are a Girl's Worst Enemy (1980) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
 1978 Cooper, Just Like That (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (musical director)
  Opportunity Knocks (TV Series) (musical director - 7 episodes, 1972 - 1978) (music director - 1 episode, 1976)
- Episode #18.27 (1978) ... (musical director - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #18.26 (1978) ... (musical director - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #18.25 (1978) ... (musical director - as Bob Sharples)
- The Opportunity Knocks Satellite Show (1976) ... (music director: London - as Bob Sharples)
- Songwriters Show 1975 (1975) ... (musical director - as Bob Sharples)
 1965-1975 Public Eye (TV Series) (composer - 21 episodes)
- Unlucky for Some (1975) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- John VII. Verse 24 (1971) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- Shades of White (1971) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- Transatlantic Cousins (1971) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- Ward of Court (1971) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
 1970-1974 Special Branch (TV Series) (composer - 24 episodes)
- Alien (1974) ... (composer: title music - as Robert Earley)
- Intercept (1974) ... (composer: title music - as Robert Earley)
- Date of Birth (1974) ... (composer: title music - as Robert Earley)
- Entente Cordiale (1974) ... (composer: title music - as Robert Earley)
- Sounds Sinister (1974) ... (composer: title music - as Robert Earley)
 1971-1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (composer - 22 episodes)
- The Moabite Cypher (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
- Anonymous Letters (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Superfluous Finger (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Sensible Action of Lieutenant Holst (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Absent-Minded Coterie (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
 1970-1972 Man at the Top (TV Series) (composer - 23 episodes)
- The Foreman's Job at Last (1972) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- Winners are Losers (1972) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- High Stakes (1972) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- Living Like a Lord (1972) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- Don't Rock the Boat (1972) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
 1970 Futtocks End (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
 1964-1969 The Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) (composer - 179 episodes)
- Episode #5.28 (1969) ... (composer: theme music "Late Night Special" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.27 (1969) ... (composer: theme music "Late Night Special" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.26 (1969) ... (composer: theme music "Late Night Special" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.25 (1969) ... (composer: theme music "Late Night Special" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.24 (1969) ... (composer: theme music "Late Night Special" - uncredited)
  The Protectors (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode, 1964) (theme music by - 1 episode, 1964) (music composed by - 1 episode, 1964)
- No Forwarding Address (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- Happy Is the Loser (1964) ... (theme music by)
- The Bottle Shop (1964) ... (music composed by)
 1964 Big Night Out (TV Series) (music director - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... (music director - as Bob Sharples)
 1963 A Matter of Choice (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series) (composer - 12 episodes)
- The Long Voyage (1963) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- Love and Let Love (1963) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- Bitter Lemon in Biscay (1963) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- The Long Cool Drop (1963) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
- The Stand-In (1963) ... (composer: theme music - as Robert Earley)
 1962 A Prize of Arms (conductor)
 1961 Winning Widows (TV Series) (original music - 1 episode)
- Cash for Canada (1961) ... (original music - as Bob Sharples)
 1961 The Arthur Askey Show (TV Series) (incidental music - 1 episode)
- A Musical Evening (1961) ... (incidental music - as Bob Sharples)
 1961 A Song for Europe (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1960 The Arthur Haynes Show (TV Series) (orchestra director - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.4 (1960) ... (orchestra director - as Bob Sharples)
 1960 Sammy Davis Jr Meets the British (TV Movie) (orchestra)
 1960 Arthur's Treasured Volumes (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- A Blow in Anger (1960) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
 1958 Missiles from Hell (conductor) / (musical director - uncredited)
  Trouble for Two (TV Mini-Series) (composer - 4 episodes, 1958) (music arranged and conducted by - 2 episodes, 1958) (music arranged by - 2 episodes, 1958)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... (composer: incidental music - as Bob Sharples) / (music arranged and conducted by - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... (composer: incidental music - as Bob Sharples) / (music arranged by - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... (composer: incidental music - as Bob Sharples) / (music arranged and conducted by - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... (composer: incidental music - as Bob Sharples) / (music arranged by - as Bob Sharples)
 1958 The Cosmic Monster (conductor)
 1957 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (conductor - 6 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1957) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #2.5 (1957) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #2.4 (1957) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #2.3 (1957) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
- Episode #2.2 (1957) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
 1957 Beat Up the Town (TV Movie) (orchestral arrangements - as Bob Sharples)
  Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series) (conductor - 6 episodes, 1956 - 1957) (arranger - 1 episode, 1957) (music arranger - 1 episode, 1957) (orchestra director - 1 episode, 1957)
- Lady Chatterley's Revenge (1957) ... (arranger: incidental music - as Bob Sharples) / (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
- The Alpine Holiday (1957) ... (music arranger: incidental music - as Bob Sharples) / (orchestra director - as Bob Sharples)
- The Chef That Died of Shame (1956) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
- The Radio Show (1956) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
- The Bequest (1956) ... (conductor - as Bob Sharples)
 1956 The Dave King Show (TV Series) (musical arrangements by - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1956) ... (musical arrangements by - as Bob Sharples)
 1956 Home and Away (musical director)
 1956 The Holiday Show (TV Movie) (orchestrations - as Bob Sharples)
 1956 Spectacular (TV Series) (special music arranger)
 1953 A Ship Comes to Antwerp (Documentary short) (conductor)
 1950 Dance Hall (music arranger - uncredited)
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Roberet Earley | Robert Earley | Bob Sharples with the Oppor-Tunes | Bob Shaples | Bob Sharples
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