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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 25, 2014
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Rumpole and the Case of Identity  

Rumpole sets out to prove that a young cab driver accused of assault is the victim of mistaken identity; staffers are in an uproar over an office affair between Featherstone and the new secretary. Featherstone: Peter Bowles. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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Thu., November 27, 2014
4:00 am
(60 minutes)

Rumpole and the Show Folk  

Rumpole uses theatrics to defend an actress accused of murdering her husband. Christine: Henrieta Baynes. Albert: Derek Benfield. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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Tue., December 2, 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., December 4, 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').

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Fri., December 5, 2014
6:30 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').