Season 1, Episode 5 Rumpole of the Bailey: Heavy Brigade
First Aired: March 4, 1980
"Rumpole of the Bailey" (Leo McKern) defends a stammering young hood accused of murdering a protection-racket enforcer. Peter: Stewart Harwood. Hilda: Peggy Thorpe-Bates. Basil: Derek Newark.
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- Premiered: February 5, 1980
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Whodunits, courtroom dramas and suspense tales make up this often brilliant anthology. It features adaptations of tales by myriad classic mystery writers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Dick Francis and John Mortimer, with such notable figu… (more)