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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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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.

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Tue., October 7, 2014
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Rumpole and the Younger Generation  

In the series opener, eccentric London barrister Horace Rumpole (Leo McKern) defends the teenage member of an infamous criminal family. Hilda: Peggy Thorpe-Bates. Featherstone: Peter Bowles. Erskine-Brown: Julian Curry.