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"Rumpole of the Bailey" Rumpole and the Last Resort (1983)

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Original Air Date:
15 November 1983 (Season 3, Episode 6)
Rumpole tries to collect an old debt from an elusive deadbeat solicitor while defending a vacation planner on fraud charges. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Leo McKern ... Horace Rumpole
Peggy Thorpe-Bates ... Hilda Rumpole (as Peggy Thorpe Bates in closing credits)
Bill Fraser ... Judge Bullingham
Peter Blythe ... Samuel Ballard, Q.C.
Richard Morant ... Ward-Webster

Rosalyn Landor ... Fiona Allways
Michael Melia ... Frank Armstrong
Doran Godwin ... Miss Claymore

Jim Norton ... F.I.G. Newton
Terence Rigby ... Mr. Perivale Blythe
Richard Murdoch ... Uncle Tom
Julian Curry ... Claude Erskine-Brown

Jonathan Coy ... Henry

Michael Elwyn ... Mr. Medway
Keith Taylor ... Mr. Mason
Tim Faulkner ... Archie Featherstone
Denys Graham ... Hoskins
Richard Syms ... Mr. Myers
Neil Daglish ... Det. Sergeant Banks
Richard Owens ... Det. Inspector Limmeridge
Eric Dodson ... Jack Pommeroy
Maureen Derbyshire ... Dianne (as Maureen Darbyshire)
Arthur Blake ... Clerk
Isobil Nisbet ... Cashier
Stan Pretty ... Dock Officer
John Yeates ... Usher
Colum Gallivan ... Warder
Michael Mawby ... Villain

Episode Crew
Directed by
Stuart Burge 
Writing credits
John Mortimer (written by)

Produced by
Jacqueline Davis .... producer
Original Music by
Joseph Horovitz 
Film Editing by
Trevor Waite 
Casting by
Elizabeth Sadler 
Production Design by
Bill Palmer 
Makeup Department
Angela Seyfang .... makeup artist
Art Department
Peter Elliott .... designer
Rob Page .... graphics
Sound Department
Brian Moray .... sound
Freddie Slade .... film dubbing mixer
Dennis Whitlock .... film sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Luigi Bottone .... lighting
Roy Easton .... cameras
Frank Hodge .... film cameraman
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Caroline Rybolt .... costumes
Editorial Department
Grant Goodwin .... editor: video tape
Bill Marley .... vision control
Martin Perrett .... vision mixer
Other crew
Cass Brown .... production assistant
Shirley Cleghorn .... stage manager
Michael Grieve .... technical adviser
Phill Hill .... floor manager
Del Randall .... studio supervisor
Denver Thornton .... location supervisor
Crew believed to be complete

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

USA:52 min
UK:PG (video rating) (2007) | UK:U (video rating) (2002)

Did You Know?

Cashier:How would you like the money, sir?
Horace Rumpole:Preferably in enormous quantities.
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