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S2-E1 Rumpole and the Gentle Art of Blackmail

S2-E1 Rumpole and the Gentle Art of Blackmail

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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 & Crew

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
Adapted By Richard Stoneman
Director Marilyn Imrie
Writer John Mortimer
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