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Grimble
... Northern England, which appears in two stories of the Rumpole series by John Mortimer Rumpole and the Show Folk and The Return of Rumpole ...
Benedict Cumberbatch - Career - Radio
... In May 2009, BBC Radio 4 broadcast an adaptation of John Mortimer's novel Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders ... Cumberbatch played the "young Rumpole", and Timothy West took the part of the "old Rumpole" ...
Peter Bowles - Career
... as a regular in the first few series of Rumpole of the Bailey as Guthrie Featherstone, QC, MP, Horace Rumpole's social-climbing head of chambers ... In later series, Guthrie became a judge and left Rumpole's chambers but a disgruntled Rumpole still found himself appearing occasionally before Mr Justice Featherstone, usually once per ...
Rumpole Of The Bailey
... Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer which starred Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an aging London barrister who defends any and all ...
Irene Shubik - Career in Independent Television
... the plays Shubik had produced for Play for Today was John Mortimer’s “Rumpole of the Bailey” (broadcast 17 December 1975), starring Leo McKern as the eponymous barrister ... Shubik commissioned six new Rumpole scripts from John Mortimer with a view to making a series but a change of senior personnel in the BBC led to the project being put on hold ... In late 1976, Shubik departed the BBC for Thames Television and brought the Rumpole scripts with her ...