Rob Sharp is a freelance journalist specialising in arts and culture. He was on staff at The Independent from July 2007 to December 2011, first as a features writer, and then as the paper’s arts correspondent. He has written for a wide range of newspapers and magazines. For more information visit his website, www.robsharp.com or email him at email@example.com.
08 November 2011 01:01 PM
Owner says ego and expediency are behind the rejection of his 'genuine' Leonardo
07 November 2011 12:00 AM
Call of Duty's scenes of violence on London Underground are approved by censors
31 October 2011 12:00 AM
Mark Rylance, one of Britain's most respected actors and the founding artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe theatre in London, has defended his role in a film that pours doubt on the identity of the Bard.
28 October 2011 12:00 AM
A cultural conflict between Britain and Australia sparked by the attempted sale of a sacred Aboriginal artefact in Kent looks set to be reignited.
27 October 2011 12:00 AM
26 October 2011 03:00 AM
A celebrated filmmaker known for his gritty insights into British urban culture is to document one of the year's most high-profile musical reunions, The Independent can reveal.
26 October 2011 03:00 AM
25 October 2011 12:00 AM
A Channel 4 documentary about alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka has been cleared of breaching the broadcasting code. The regulator Ofcom, which received 118 complaints about Sri Lanka's Killing Fields, said its content did not exceed what a Channel 4 audience would have expected.
22 October 2011 10:00 AM
They call themselves "Tintinologists". So ahead of Hollywood's film version of the adventurous Belgian's story, which is premiering in Brussels tonight, the adaptation of the graphic novel series faces not so much criticism as uproar.
22 October 2011 12:00 AM
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more