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Play for Today: Rumpole of the Bailey (S6EP10 BBC One 16 Dec 1975, Leo McKern)



Rumpole of the Bailey: Rumpole defends a young West Indian boy accused of attempted murder.

Cast: Leo McKern (Horace Rumpole), Joyce Heron (Mrs Rumpole), David Yelland (Nick Rumpole), Noel Willman (Mr Justice Bates), Herbert Norville (Ossie Gladstone), Peter Spraggon (Prison Officer), Tommy Wright (Man in Cell), John Byron (George), George Sweeney (Jo), Artro Morris (Mr Sinter), Sarah Thomas (Grace), Edwin Brown (Detective Inspector Arthur), Vernon Dobtcheff (Magnus Piecan), Paul Greenhalgh (Reverend Eldred Pickersgill), Eric Hillyard (Court Usher), Richard Wardale (Young Barrister), John Beardmore (Court Clerk), Douglas Auchterlonie (Jury), Jonathan Keays (Jury), Doris Kitts (Jury), Fran Pomeroy (Jury), Lionel Wheeler (Jury), Peter Hugo Daly (Ginger)

Written by John Mortimer; produced by Irene Shubik; directed by John Gorrie

Airdate: 16 Dec 1975 on BBC One

Series: Play for Today Season 6 Episode 10

Show Info: Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984.