Rumpole of the Bailey

  • 1980
  • 7 Seasons
  • courtroom, adaptation

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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Season 6, Episode 3 Rumpole and the Right to Silence

In "Rumpole and the Right to Silence," the barrister defends a professor who won't divulge where he was on the night of his boss's murder. Liz: Abigail McKern. Claude: Julian Curry. Ballard: Peter Blythe. Phillida: Patricia Hodge. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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