John Mortimer - Rumpole

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01The Confession of Guilt20080401 (BBC7)
20160202 (BBC7)

Recalling the case of an immigrant accused of wounding near a cricket ground, Horace Rumpole investigates the truth of a true confession.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Michael Maloney as Nick Rumpole and Godfrey Kenton as Mr Justice Everglades and John Church as Magnus Piecan.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

01The Confession of Guilt20080401 (BBC7)
20160202 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of an immigrant accused of wounding.

01The Confession of Guilt20080401 (BBC7)
20160203 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of an immigrant accused of wounding.

01The Confession of Guilt

02The Dear Departed20080402 (BBC7)
20160203 (BBC7)

Rumpole recalls a fraud case based on some ghostly messages.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone, Peter Pratt as Justice Venables and Preston Lockwood as Mr Pontefract.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

02The Dear Departed20080402 (BBC7)
20160203 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a fraud case based on some ghostly messages.

02The Dear Departed20080402 (BBC7)
20160204 (BBC7)

Rumpole recalls a fraud case based on some ghostly messages.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone, Peter Pratt as Justice Venables and Preston Lockwood as Mr Pontefract.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

02The Dear Departed20080402 (BBC7)
20160204 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a fraud case based on some ghostly messages.

02The Dear Departed

03The Gentle Art of Blackmail20080403 (BBC7)
20160204 (BBC7)

Rumpole recalls a clear case of extortion at his Oxford College, St Joseph's.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Brian Sanders as the Judge, Geoffrey Bayldon as Bernard Crompton and Emily Richard as Sue Galton.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

03The Gentle Art of Blackmail20080403 (BBC7)
20160204 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a case of extortion at his Oxford college.

03The Gentle Art of Blackmail20080403 (BBC7)
20160205 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a case of extortion at his Oxford college.

03The Gentle Art of Blackmail

04The Rotten Apple20080404 (BBC7)
20160205 (BBC7)

Rumpole recalls a suspicious case of bribery in the police force.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone, Robert Harris as Justice Vosper and Brian Carroll as Erskine-Brown.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

04The Rotten Apple20080404 (BBC7)
20160205 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a suspicious case of police force bribery.

04The Rotten Apple20080404 (BBC7)
20160206 (BBC7)

Rumpole recalls a suspicious case of bribery in the police force.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone, Robert Harris as Justice Vosper and Brian Carroll as Erskine-Brown.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

04The Rotten Apple20080404 (BBC7)
20160206 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a suspicious case of police force bribery.

04The Rotten Apple

05The Man of God20080407 (BBC7)
20160208 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of a light-fingered vicar.

05The Man of God20080407 (BBC7)
20160208 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of a light-fingered vicar. By John Mortimer, starring Maurice Denham.

05The Man of God20080407 (BBC7)
20160209 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of a light-fingered vicar.

05The Man of God

06The Defence of Guthrie Featherstone20080408 (BBC7)
20160209 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the tale of a philandering member of chambers.

06The Defence of Guthrie Featherstone20080408 (BBC7)
20160209 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the tale of a philandering member of chambers. By John Mortimer, starring Maurice Denham.

06The Defence of Guthrie Featherstone20080408 (BBC7)
20160210 (BBC7)

Rumpole recalls the tale of a philandering member of chambers.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone, Angela Thorne as Marigold Featherstone and Michael Elphick as Bertie Timson.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

06The Defence of Guthrie Featherstone20080408 (BBC7)
20160210 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the tale of a philandering member of chambers.

06The Defence of Guthrie Featherstone

07The Show Folk20080409 (BBC7)
20160210 (BBC7)

Rumpole recalls the case of an actress accused of murder.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole.

With Derek Farr as Mr Justice Skelton, Peter Woodthorpe as Tommy Pierce and Jonathan Scott as Jarvis Allen.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

07The Show Folk20080409 (BBC7)
20160210 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of an actress accused of murder.

07The Show Folk20080409 (BBC7)
20160211 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of an actress accused of murder.

07The Show Folk

08The Fascist Beast20080410 (BBC7)
20160211 (BBC7)

Rumpole takes on a new pupil and defends a racist politician.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With John Bott as Judge Jameson, Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone, Lockwood West as Mr Keith and Saeed Jaffrey as Lutuf Khan.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell.

08The Fascist Beast20080410 (BBC7)
20160211 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack takes on a new pupil and defends a racist politician.

08The Fascist Beast20080410 (BBC7)
20160212 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack takes on a new pupil and defends a racist politician.

08The Fascist Beast

09The Case of Identity20120412 (BBC7)
20160212 (BBC7)

Rumpole deals with some dubious alibis in court and in chambers.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole.

With Robert Harris as Mr Justice Vosper, Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone, Brian Carroll as Erskine-Brown and Amanda Murray as Phillida Trant.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

09The Case of Identity20120412 (BBC7)
20160212 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack deals with dubious alibis in court and chambers.

09The Case of Identity20120412 (BBC7)
20160213 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack deals with dubious alibis in court and chambers.

09The Case of Identity

10The Expert Witness20120413 (BBC7)
20160215 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of a GP accused of killing his wife.

10The Expert Witness20120413 (BBC7)
20160215 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of a GP accused of killing his wife. By John Mortimer, starring Maurice Denham.

10The Expert Witness20120413 (BBC7)
20160216 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls the case of a GP accused of killing his wife.

10The Expert Witness

11The Course of True Love20080415 (BBC7)
20160216 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack muses on the case of a teacher accused of seduction.

11The Course of True Love20080415 (BBC7)
20160216 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack muses on the case of a teacher accused of seduction. By John Mortimer, starring Maurice Denham.

11The Course of True Love20080415 (BBC7)
20160217 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack muses on the case of a teacher accused of seduction.

11The Course of True Love

12The Perils of the Sea20080416 (BBC7)
20160217 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a case of murder. How did Barney Bateman die?

12The Perils of the Sea20080416 (BBC7)
20160217 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a case of murder. How did Barney Bateman die? By John Mortimer, starring Maurice Denham.

12The Perils of the Sea20080416 (BBC7)
20160218 (BBC7)

Rumpole recalls the case of murder. How did Barney Bateman die?

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpoleand Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole.

With Norman Shelley as the Judge and Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

12The Perils of the Sea20080416 (BBC7)
20160218 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack recalls a case of murder. How did Barney Bateman die?

12The Perils of the Sea

13The Age of Retirement20080417 (BBC7)
20160218 (BBC7)

Rumpole reconsiders his future - as does a hardened thief.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Robert Harris as Mr Justice Vosper and Brian Carroll as Erskine-Brown.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

13The Age of Retirement20080417 (BBC7)
20160218 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack reconsiders his future, as does a hardened thief.

13The Age of Retirement20080417 (BBC7)
20160218 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack reconsiders his future, as does a hardened thief. By John Mortimer, starring Maurice Denham.

13The Age of Retirement20080417 (BBC7)
20160219 (BBC7)

Rumpole reconsiders his future - as does a hardened thief.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Robert Harris as Mr Justice Vosper and Brian Carroll as Erskine-Brown.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

13The Age of Retirement20080417 (BBC7)
20160219 (BBC7)

The Old Bailey hack reconsiders his future, as does a hardened thief.

13The Age of Retirement