Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
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Rumpole and the Age for Retirement 

Both Rumpole and his current client, Percy Timson, one of the patriarchs of the criminal clan, are under pressure by their families to retire.

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Peggy Thorpe-Bates ...
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Guthrie Featherstone, Q.C. M.P. (as PeterBowles)
Moray Watson ...
Judge Frobisher (as MorayWatson)
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Miss Trant
Julian Curry ...
Erskine Brown
Richard Murdoch ...
Uncle Tom
David Yelland ...
Nick Rumpole
Donald Eccles ...
Mr Justice Vosper
Jeffrey Perry ...
Simon Vosper
Joanna Van Gyseghem ...
Marigold Featherstone
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Henry
Maureen Darbyshire ...
Diane
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Detective Inspector Brush
John Hartley ...
Detective Constable Hurst
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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 hgallon

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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3 July 1979 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Hilda Rumpole: You don't want to die in harness, do you? Poor old Daddy died in harness, didn't he?
Horace Rumpole: [sarcastically] Oh, really? I thought he died in the Tunbridge General Hospital.
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References Civilisation (1969) See more »

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