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Dick Sharples (–2015)

Richard Sharples was born in Manchester on 7 June 1927 and began his professional career as a cartoonist for a local advertising firm. He wrote his first novel, a Western called 'The Man Who Rode by Night' whilst still a teen-ager and in 1955 went to work as a writer for the recently-formed ITV network. He was instrumental in converting the ... See full bio »

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The Saint Writer
(1962)
(1966-1967)
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(1963)

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  In Loving Memory (TV Series) (scenario - 16 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1992)
- Lachgas (1994) ... (scenario)
- Oneerlijke concurrentie (1994) ... (scenario)
- In de zevende hemel (1994) ... (scenario)
- Leerjongen gevraagd (1994) ... (scenario)
- De kasseikoning (1994) ... (scenario)
 1990 The Bill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Body Language (1990) ... (writer)
 1986-1987 Farrington of the F.O. (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Every Time We Say Goodbye (1987) ... (writer)
- Sons and Lovers (1987) ... (writer)
- Who Wants to Be a Billionaire? (1987) ... (writer)
- We're Having a Heat Wave (1987) ... (writer)
- Too Darned Hot (1987) ... (writer)
  In Loving Memory (TV Series) (written by - 35 episodes, 1979 - 1986) (writer - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1982)
- Up in the World (1986) ... (written by)
- The Undertaker's Apprentice (1986) ... (written by)
- King of the Mountains (1986) ... (written by)
- The Second Time Around (1986) ... (written by)
- They Shoot Undertakers, Don't They? (1986) ... (written by)
 1983-1984 Hallelujah! (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes)
- It Happened One Night (1984) ... (writer)
- Rock Bottom (1984) ... (writer)
- The Snake Pit: Part 2 (1984) ... (writer)
- The Snake Pit: Part 1 (1984) ... (writer)
- Holy Deadlock (1984) ... (writer)
 1980 George and Mildred (screenplay)
  General Hospital (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1976 - 1978) (writer - 3 episodes, 1972 - 1973)
- Long Weekend (1978)
- Square One (1978)
- Night Duty (1976)
- Episode #1.32 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.12 (1972) ... (writer)
 1978 Potter's Picture Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Down Memory Lane (1978) ... (writer)
 1976 Welcome 1977 (TV Special) (additional material)
 1974 A Little Bit of Wisdom (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Gotta Hearse (1974) ... (writer)
 1971-1972 Owen, M.D. (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1969-1971 The Doctors (TV Series) (writer - 22 episodes)
- Episode #1.156 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.155 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.138 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.137 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.124 (1971) ... (writer)
 1970-1971 Die Journalistin (TV Series) (idea - 2 episodes)
- Ein Sohn für Renate (1971) ... (idea)
- Ein Unfall wie tausend andere (1970) ... (idea)
 1971 Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- You Will Go to the Ball, Manny Cohen (1971) ... (writer)
- And Nobody Knew They Were There (1971) ... (writer)
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Mutant (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Joan and Leslie (TV Series) (writer)
 1965-1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- The Evangelist (1969) ... (writer)
- The Cheap Departed (1969) ... (writer)
- To Janet, a Son (1968) ... (writer)
- For Richer, for Poorer (1968) ... (writer)
- Come Back, Little Willie (1967) ... (writer)
 1968 The Expert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Full Choke (1968) ... (writer)
 1967-1968 Z Cars (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Who Was That Lady?: Part 2 (1968) ... (writer)
- Who Was That Lady?: Part 1 (1968) ... (writer)
- A Little Bit of Respect: Part 2 (1967) ... (writer)
- A Little Bit of Respect: Part 1 (1967) ... (writer)
- The Nesbitts Are Back: Part 2 (1967) ... (writer)
 1967-1968 The Revenue Men (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Gentle Bootleggers (1968) ... (writer)
- Man in a Wheelbarrow (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 This Man Craig (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Moffatt Foundation (1967) ... (writer)
 1966-1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (by - 2 episodes)
- Death Begins at Seventy (1967) ... (by)
- Ticket to Terror (1966) ... (by)
 1966 United! (TV Series) (script - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.80 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #1.79 (1966) ... (script)
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gold Rosette (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Compact (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Winners and Losers (1965) ... (writer)
- The Off-White Elephant (1965) ... (writer)
- High Court, Low Court (1965) ... (writer)
- The Last Act (1965) ... (writer)
- Blow Hot, Blow Cold (1965) ... (writer)
  The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series) (1 episode, 1964) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Passage of Arms (1965) ... (writer)
- Ward of Court (1964)
 1964 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jigsaw (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 Detective (TV Series) (story adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Judas Window (1964) ... (story adaptation)
 1963 Taxi! (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Don't Do as I Do (1963) ... (written by)
 1962 The Saint (TV Series) (screenplay by - 3 episodes)
- The Charitable Countess (1962) ... (screenplay by)
- The Careful Terrorist (1962) ... (screenplay by)
- The Latin Touch (1962) ... (screenplay by)
 1961-1962 Ghost Squad (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Princess (1962) ... (writer)
- Million Dollar Ransom (1961) ... (writer)
- Assassin (1961) ... (writer)
 1961 Three Live Wires (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Disappearance (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 The Love of Mike (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.26 (1960)
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Missing Moorhen (1960) ... (writer)
  Deadline Midnight (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Episode #1.11 (1960)
- Episode #1.7 (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 All Aboard (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 21 March 1959 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 14 February 1959 (1959) ... (writer)
 1956 Joan and Leslie (TV Series)
 1955-1956 Steve Hunter, Trouble Merchant (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Deadlock (1956) ... (as Stefan Ricardo)
- Episode #1.4 (1955) ... (as Stefan Ricardo)
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... (as Stefan Ricardo)
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