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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., September 23, 2014
10:32 pm
(58 minutes)

Rumpole and the Family Pride  

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., September 25, 2014
3:05 am
(55 minutes)

Rumpole and the Family Pride  

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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Tue., September 30, 2014
10:32 pm
(58 minutes)

Rumpole on Trial  

Hilda (Marion Mathie) persuades Sam Ballard to represent Rumpole in a disciplinary hearing after the crusty barrister displays impertinence toward a troublesome judge. Ballard: Peter Blythe. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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Thu., October 2, 2014
3:02 am
(58 minutes)

Rumpole on Trial  

Hilda (Marion Mathie) persuades Sam Ballard to represent Rumpole in a disciplinary hearing after the crusty barrister displays impertinence toward a troublesome judge. Ballard: Peter Blythe. Rumpole: Leo McKern.