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!'.
Thu., October 2, 2014
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.
Tue., October 7, 2014
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.
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