Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole and the Old, Old Story

Series 4 - Episode 1 Rumpole and the Old, Old Story



The lawyer walks out on his wife following an argument, before defending a man accused of the attempted murder of a business partner. Courtroom drama, starring Leo McKern and Peggy Thorpe-Bates.

Cast & Crew

Horace Rumpole Leo McKern
Hilda Rumpole Marion Mathie
Samuel `Soapy Sam' Ballard, QC Peter Blythe
Phyllida Erskine-Brown Patricia Hodge
Claude Erskine-Brown Julian Curry
Mr Justice Gwent-Evans Maurice Denham
Capt Gleasson David Waller
Uncle Tom Richard Murdoch
Director Roger Bamford
Writer John Mortimer
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