Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
7.7/10
41

Rumpole and the Learned Friends 

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Episode aired 1 May 1978
Rumpole accuses a dishonest policeman of framing his safecracker client and finds himself in legal trouble when he can't back up his claim.

Director:

Writer:

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Horace Rumpole
Peggy Thorpe-Bates ... Hilda Rumpole
Joanna Van Gyseghem ... Marigold Featherstone
... Guthrie Featherstone
Julian Curry ... Erskine-Brown
Moray Watson ... George Frobisher
... Henry
... Phyllida Trant
Maureen Darbyshire ... Diane
... Mr. Bernard (as Edward De Souza)
Eileen Waugh ... Joyce
... Detective Inspector Dickerson
Ken Jones ... Charlie Wheeler
Edward Hammond ... Philbeam
Bill Fraser ... Judge Roger Bullingham
Edit

Storyline

It appears that Rumpole is being forced to take a back seat to Head of Chambers Guthrie Featherstone QC, defending a safe-blower who has had his collar felt by Chief Inspector "Dirty" Dickinson, but an influenza epidemic plays havoc with the arrangements. Meanwhile, Rumpole's colleagues cast covetuous eyes on his office space. Written by hgallon

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 May 1978 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Guthrie Featherstone, QC MP: If you ask me, this case is as dead as a doornail.
Guthrie Featherstone, QC MP: So are we all eventually.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: 1976 See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial