Rumpole

Series 2 - 1. Rumpole and the Gentle Art of Blackmail

Radio Times

About this programme

1/2. By John Mortimer. Adapted by Richard Stoneman. Rumpole returns to Oxford, where he studied law, to defend young gardener Peter Vernon, who is accused of blackmailing Sir Michael Tuffnell, the Master of St Joseph's College. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Timothy West.

Cast and crew

Cast

Young Rumpole
Benedict Cumberbatch
Older Rumpole
Timothy West
Hilda
Jasmine Hyde
Nicholas
Louis Tafler-Hyde
Humphrey/Judge Everglades
Stephen Critchlow
Sue
Faye Castelow
Peter
Adam Gillen
Sir Michael
Adrian Scarborough
Claude/Porter
Nigel Anthony

Crew

Adapted By
Richard Stoneman
Director
Marilyn Imrie
Writer
John Mortimer
Categories
Drama