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Rumpole of the Bailey

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!'.

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Tue., November 4, 2014
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Rumpole and the Learned Friends  

A journalist (Edward Hammond) helps Rumpole prove that an accused safecracker (Ken Jones) was framed by the arresting officer. Dickerson: Malcolm Storry. Judge Bullingham: Bill Fraser. Featherstone: Peter Bowles. Hilda: Peggy Thorpe-Bates. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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Thu., November 6, 2014
4:00 am
(60 minutes)

Rumpole and the Learned Friends  

A journalist (Edward Hammond) helps Rumpole prove that an accused safecracker (Ken Jones) was framed by the arresting officer. Dickerson: Malcolm Storry. Judge Bullingham: Bill Fraser. Featherstone: Peter Bowles. Hilda: Peggy Thorpe-Bates. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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Tue., November 11, 2014
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Rumpole of the Bailey  

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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Thu., November 13, 2014
4:00 am
(60 minutes)

Rumpole of the Bailey  

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').