Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole and the Summer of Discontent

Series 6 - Episode 2 Rumpole and the Summer of Discontent



It's industrial action all round when Rumpole defends an ardent trade unionist accused of killing a strike breaker and Hilda refuses to cook his meals because of his late hours. Courtroom drama, with Leo McKern and Peter Bowles.

Cast & Crew

Horace Rumpole Leo McKern
Hilda Rumpole Marion Mathie
Guthrie Featherstone, QC MP Peter Bowles
Samuel `Soapy Sam' Ballard, QC Peter Blythe
Claude Erskine-Brown Julian Curry
Elizabeth `Mizz Liz' Probert Abigail McKern
Henry Jonathan Coy
Uncle Tom Richard Murdoch
Dave Inchcape Christopher Milburn
Percy Hoskins Denys Graham
Lord Chancellor Preston Lockwood
Marigold Featherstone Joanna Van Gyseghem
Director Julian Amyes
Writer John Mortimer
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