Their respective families have decided that Rumpole and veteran "fence" Percy Timson should be retired. Rumpole will be seen off with a dinner and a clock, Percy Timson with a long prison sentence for handling a stolen painting worth half a million pounds. Neither particularly relishes the prospect of retirement. Written by
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You don't want to die in harness, do you? Poor old Daddy died in harness, didn't he?
Oh, really? I thought he died in the Tunbridge General Hospital.