Leo McKern stars as the eccentric, bibulous Old Bailey defence lawyer, Horace Rumpole in this magnificent and hugely popular series penned by the barrister-playwright John Mortimer.
Rumpole and the Old, Old Story Hugo Lutterworth is charged with the attempted murder of the elderly Captain Gleason, a partner in the Woodland Folk Garden Centre. Rumpole and the Blind Tasting Once again a member of the Timson clan is in trouble. Rumpole is called in to defend the petty villain. Rumpole and the Official Secret Is the Ministry of Defence really going to prosecute the eccentric Miss Tuttle for leaking a story about biscuits? Rumpole and the Judge's Elbow A case concerning a massage parlour seems to be causing undue concern to Guthrie Featherstone. Rumpole and the Bright Seraphim An unpopular bullying Sergeant is murdered in Germany and Rumpole is called in to defend Trooper Danny Boyne. Rumpole's Last Case Can Rumpole resist the temptation to escape from it all?