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Rumpole of the Bailey

2014TV-NR
Cigar-puffing, whiskey-sipping, insult-generating defense barrister Horace Rumpole (Leo McKern) proves why he's one of the most unexpected successful attorneys in Great Britain.
Starring
Leo McKern
Genres
SuspenseDrama
Subtitles
English (UK) [CC]English (US) [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Rumpole and the Younger Generation
    March 2, 2014
    51min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English (UK) [CC], English (US) [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Rumpole successfully defends a teenager accused of robbery with violence but his victory is marred by the knowledge that though innocent on this occasion, the boy is destined for a life of crime.
  2. 2. Rumpole and the Alternate Society
    March 2, 2014
    54min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Rumpole is very content to be defending a drugs case in the peace of the West Country. However, the outcome of the trial is not so pleasing.
  3. 3. Rumpole and the Honourable Member
    April 16, 1978
    51min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English (UK) [CC], English (US) [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    An MP is accused of raping one of his assistants, and seems reluctant to defend himself. Rumpole is left with only one line of defense; attack the complainant's character, thereby infuriating his son's American fiancee.
  4. 4. Rumpole and the Married Lady
    April 23, 1978
    53min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English (UK) [CC], English (US) [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After a long spell without cases, Rumpole is apparently divorcing his old friend and colleague George Frobisher. His client meanwhile threatens to drive Rumpole's wife Hilda ("She who must be obeyed") into the arms of her friend Dodo.
  5. 5. Rumpole and the Learned Friends
    March 2, 2014
    50min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English (UK) [CC], English (US) [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Rumpole accuses a dishonest policeman of framing his safecracker client and finds himself in legal trouble when he can't back up his claim.
  6. 6. Rumpole and the Heavy Brigade
    March 2, 2014
    53min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English (UK) [CC], English (US) [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Rumpole returns to bloodstains as he defends an stuttering, apparently mentally-challenged petty crook on a murder charge.

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Directors
Herbert WiseGraham Evans
Producers
Jacqueline DavisIrene Shubik
Network
Acorn TV