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Rumpole of the Bailey Season 3 Episodes

6 Episodes 1983 - 1983

Episode 1

Rumpole and the Genuine Article

60 mins

To clear an artist (Emlyn Williams) of forgery charges, Rumpole (Leo McKern) draws upon the testimony of the man's ex-wife; rumors circulate that Featherstone is to be made a judge. Mrs. De Moyne: Diana Fairfax. Pauline: Brenda Blethyn. Featherstone: Peter Bowles.

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Episode 2

Rumpole and the Golden Thread

60 mins

Rumpole travels to Africa to defend a former student (Olu Jacobs), a Government official charged with the murder of a bishop. Sir Worthington Banzana: Errol John. Rupert Taboro: Christopher Asante. Hilda: Peggy Thorpe-Bates. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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Episode 3

Rumpole and the Old Boy Net

60 mins

Rumpole's defense of a couple charged with running a brothel is hindered by the prosecution witness (Jack Watling), a prominent politician trying to protect himself from scandal. Lee: Michael Denison. Lorraine Lee: Dulcie Gray. Fiona: Rosalyn Landor. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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Episode 4

Rumpole and the Female of the Species

60 mins

Rumpole defends a member (Ray Brooks) of the Timson clan, and helps a young female barrister (Fiona Allways) earn a place at the firm; Samuel Ballard (Peter Blythe) is named the new Head of Chambers. Phyllida: Patricia Hodge. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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Episode 5

Rumpole and the Sporting Life

60 mins

Rumpole reluctantly takes on the case of Fiona's sister Jennifer, who has confessed to the murder of her husband. Justice Twyburne: Roland Culver. Dr. Overton: Tim Wylton. Fiona: Rosalyn Landor. Hilda: Peggy Thorpe-Bates.

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Episode 6

Rumpole and the Last Resort

60 mins

While defending a man accused of fraud, Rumpole suddenly collapses in court. Judge Bullingham: Bill Fraser. Henry: Jonathan Coy. Samuel Ballard: Peter Blythe. Fiona: Rosalyn Landor. Hilda: Peggy Thorpe-Bates. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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