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Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer. It stars Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an aging London barrister who defends any and all clients, and has been spun off into a series of short stories, novels, and radio programmes.

  1. John Mortimer


Series Cast

  1. Leo McKern

    Leo McKern

    Horace Rumpole

    42 Episodes

  2. Derek Benfield

    Derek Benfield

    42 Episodes

  3. Moray Watson

    Moray Watson

    42 Episodes

  4. Peter Bowles

    Peter Bowles

    42 Episodes

  5. Bill Fraser

    Bill Fraser

    42 Episodes

  6. Rosalyn Landor

    42 Episodes

  7. Patricia Hodge

    Patricia Hodge

    42 Episodes

  8. Julian Curry

    42 Episodes

  9. Robin Bailey

    Robin Bailey

    42 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 7

1992 | 6 Episodes

Season 7 of Rumpole of the Bailey premiered on October 29, 1992.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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