Nigel Timson, one of the few members of the notorious Timson clan to have a legitimate job, is defended by Rumpole on a charge of insider trading.

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Marion Mathie ...
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Julian Curry ...
Denis Lill ...
Bernard
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Henry
Maureen Darbyshire ...
Dianne
Richard Murdoch ...
Denys Graham ...
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Robin Bailey ...
Frederick Treves ...
Sir Christopher Japhet
John Carlin ...
Hector Vellacott Q.C.
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Rosie Japhet
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Nigel Timson
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Stockbroker Nigel Timson, one of the rare members of the notorious Timson clan working legitimately, is arrested on his birthday and accused of insider trading. He claims to have bought the stock in question on behalf of a mysterious old woman, but proving it proves difficult, especially when he is unable to explain a deposit of 20,000 pounds in his personal account. The situation is complicated by his relationship with his boss's daughter, with whom he is living. Rumpole, his defense counsel, is distracted by Hilda's efforts to make him a QC and accusations by Ballard that his clerk Henry is stealing. Written by Gabe Taverney (duke1029@aol.com)

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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30 November 1988 (UK)  »

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[Hector Vellacott tells Rumpole that Sir Christopher Japhet has disappeared, the day after Rumpole accused him in court of being responsible for the insider dealing]
Hector Vellacott Q.C.: The judge is not going to like it.
Horace Rumpole: Oh don't worry about him, old darling. The shock will probably bring him back to life.
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