Type
Scripted
Premiered
Apr. 03, 1978
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network
Genre

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Rumpole of the Bailey (UK)

Horace Rumpole is an untidy, aging London barrister who defends in criminal cases. His clients rarely cut elegant figures. He is fond of red wine, poetry, and fair dealing, and is not looked on as a great success by his wife. Rumpole has had a few triumphs, and the Penge Bungalow murders are often on his mind. Rumpole shares Chambers at Number 3, Equity Court, with a mixed group of barrister colleagues, including Guthrie Featherstone and Phyllida Trant.

Character Guide | Cast/Crew | Guest Stars
Horace Rumpoleplayed by Leo McKern
played by Leo McKern
Henryplayed by Jonathan Coy
played by Jonathan Coy
Claude Erskine-Brownplayed by Julian Curry
played by Julian Curry
Hilda Rumpoleplayed by Marion Mathie
played by Marion Mathie
Uncle Tomplayed by Richard Murdoch
played by Richard Murdoch
Dianne - Secretaryplayed by Maureen Derbyshire
Hilda Rumpole (2)played by Peggy Thorpe-Bates Samuel 'Soapy Sam' Ballardplayed by Peter Blythe
played by Peter Blythe
Guthrie Featherstoneplayed by Peter Bowles
played by Peter Bowles
Mr. Bernardplayed by Denis Lill
played by Denis Lill
Marigold Featherstoneplayed by Joanna Van Gyseghem Percy Hoskinsplayed by Denys Graham
played by Denys Graham
Elizabeth 'Mizz Liz' Probertplayed by Abigail McKern
played by Abigail McKern
Dave Inchcapeplayed by Christopher Milburn
Judge Roger 'The Mad Bull' Bullinghamplayed by Bill Fraser
played by Bill Fraser
Judge Gerald Gravesplayed by Robin Bailey
played by Robin Bailey
Jack Pommeroyplayed by Eric Dodson
played by Eric Dodson
George Frobisherplayed by Moray Watson
played by Moray Watson
Phyllida 'Portia' Erskine-Brownplayed by Patricia Hodge
played by Patricia Hodge
Phyllida 'Portia' Trantplayed by Patricia Hodge
played by Patricia Hodge


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