Rumpole of the Bailey

  • 1980

Leo McKern played John Mortimer's clever London barrister Horace Rumpole in a popular Emmy-nominated series of episodes that aired on PBS's `Mystery!' The cases took place at the Old Bailey, where Rumpole's clients included a couple accused of running a brothel, an editor charged with libel, a member of Parliament accused of rape and a soldier in a cour (more…)

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Leo McKern played John Mortimer's clever London barrister Horace Rumpole in a popular Emmy-nominated series of episodes that aired on PBS's `Mystery!' The cases took place at the Old Bailey, where Rumpole's clients included a couple accused of running a brothel, an editor charged with libel, a member of Parliament accused of rape and a soldier in a court-martial. At home, Rumpole had a different kind of challenge: his formidable wife, Hilda (`She Who Must Be Obeyed').

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Guest Stars

12 Episodes (2001-2001)
Ballard, Samuel Ballard
Graves, Judge Graves, Justice Graves
Judge Bullingham
Honoria Bird, Woman
Lorraine Lee
Sir Worthington Banzana
Rosemary Tuttle
Justice Prestcold
Rumpole's Nephew
Mr. Justice Gwent Evans
Newspaper Editor
Justice Twyburne
Judge Olliphant
Capt. Gleason
Mrs. De Moyne
Dr. Overton
Lt. Col. Undershaft
Young Barrister
Safecracker
Former Student
Vicar's Sister

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