Rumpole of the Bailey - Season 5

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  • Rumpole and the Quality of Life
    12/28/88
    8.7
    Rumpole defends Lady Perdita Derwent, charged with the murder of her elderly husband. Meanwhile, Ms Liz Probert complains of anti-gay discrimination at number 3, Equity Court, and the portly Rumpole suffers from a strict diet imposed by She Who Must Be Obeyed.
  • Rumpole and Portia
    Rumpole and Portia
    Episode 5
    12/21/88
    8.9
    Rumpole defends Stanley Culp, a scrap dealer, on charges of selling arms to terrorists. The case comes before a newly appointed Recorder - Phyllida Erskine-Brown.
  • Rumpole and the Tap End
    12/14/88
    8.5
    Rumpole defends Tony Timson on charges of attempted murder - with Tony's wife, April, claiming he tried to drown her - while sexist remarks by Mr Justice Guthrie Featherstone give the press a field day and, more importantly, upset the Lord Chancellor. 'She Who Must Be Obeyed' decides it's time for her to begin her own career in the legal profession.moreless
  • Rumpole and the Age of Miracles
    12/7/88
    8.6
    Rumpole defends his clergyman nephew in an ecclesiastical court, against charges of adultery - of which the bishop takes a dim view.

    Rumpole's colleagues Ballard and Erskine-Brown appear for the prosecution.

  • Rumpole and the Barrow Boy
    11/30/88
    8.3
    Rumpole is called on to defend Nigel Timson, who has moved on from his family's world of villainy and faces charges of insider trading as a stockbroker.

    Meanwhile, Rumpole's clerk Henry is thinking of running off to Australia.

    For more, see Recap.
  • Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation
    11/23/88
    8.6
    Rumpole fights a claim for libel filed by a woman writer against a tabloid newspaper. Meanwhile, Claude Erskine-Brown moves in with Rumpole after being photographed at a night-club of ill repute, to the fury of the fair Phyllida.
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