Entertainment Full List of Rumpole of the Bailey Episodes

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Below is a complete Rumpole of the Bailey episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Rumpole of the Bailey episodes are listed along with the Rumpole of the Bailey episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Rumpole of the Bailey episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This poll contains items like “Rumpole and the Younger Generation” and “Rumpole's Return.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Rumpole of the Bailey episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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Play for Today / Pilot (a.k.a Rumpole and the Confession of Guilt) Dec 16 1975
Rumpole defends a Jamaican youth charged with attempted murder. Things look grim at first but then when Rumpole discovers the lad's secret he thinks he sees an opening.
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Mortimer's Musings
An interview with Rumpole's creator, John Mortimer.
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Rumpole's Return Dec 30 1980
Retirement on the East Coast of the Former Colonies, at Hilda's behest, is not proving to be Rumpole's cup of tea or his glass of Pommeroy's. The possibility of a trip to London comes up, and ...more
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Rumpole and the Man of God May 29 1979
Rumpole defends a vicar who is charged with stealing three shirts from a department store, but the troubled clergyman refuses to take the stand in his own defense. George Frobisher, who is in ...more
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Rumpole and the Case of Identity Jun 05 1979
With the Christmas season in full swing, Rumpole defends Dave Anstey on the charge of stabbing a sales assistant in an off-license. It seems to be a case of mistaken identity, but why does ...more
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Rumpole and the Show Folk Jun 12 1979
Rumpole travels to the north of England and practices his own theatricality in defense of Maggie Hartley, an actress accused of shooting her womanizing husband.
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Rumpole and the Fascist Beast Jun 19 1979
Rumpole defends Captain Rex Parkin, who is charged with inciting a riot by racist speeches. Rumpole also has a new pupil, one Latif Khan.
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Rumpole and the Course of True Love Jun 26 1979
Rumpole defends a flamboyanty romantic young schoolteacher who is accused of seducing a pupil.Meanwhile, Rumpole's colleague in chambers Guthrie Featherstone pursues his ambition of becoming a ...more
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Rumpole and the Age for Retirement Jul 03 1979
Rumpole defends Percy Timson, a receiver of stolen property who has been framed for the theft of an important painting which is out of his league. Meanwhile, Rumpole's wife and son Nick (who is ...more
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Rumpole's Return Dec 30 1980
Retirement on the East Coast of the Former Colonies, at Hilda's behest, is not proving to be Rumpole's cup of tea or his glass of Pommeroy's. The possibility of a trip to London comes up, and ...more
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Rumpole and the Genuine Article Oct 11 1983
Rumpole defends Harold Brittling, an unsuccessful artist who has been charged with faking a major painting by the late Septimus Craig. But Brittling is remarkably relaxed about the case and ...more
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Rumpole and the Golden Thread Oct 18 1983
Rumpole flies to Neranga, in Africa, to defend David Mazenze (his former law pupil) on a charge of murder. Rumpole meets with politcs, tribal hatred, and confusion - and his client seems to have ...more
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Rumpole and the Old Boy Net Oct 25 1983
Rumpole welcomes a new pupil, the beautiful Fiona Allways, and together they defend Mr and Mrs Napier-Lee, who are charged with blackmail and with running an immoral house. But the Napier-Lees ...more
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Rumpole and the Female of the Species Nov 01 1983
Rumpole defends Tony Timson, who is accused of driving the getaway car for a bungled robbery by the Molloy gang - a gang whose relationship with the Timsons is about as warm as that between the ...more
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Rumpole and the Sporting Life Nov 08 1983
Rumpole gets out into rural England when Fiona Allways persuades him to defend her sister Jennifer, charged with murdering her skirt-chasing husband.
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Rumpole and the Last Resort Nov 15 1983
Rumpole turns to his wife, Hilda, for help in getting a slippery solicitor to pay what he owes. Meanwhile, Rumpole is busy defending the owner of a caravan rental agency who is accused of
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Rumpole and the Old, Old Story Jan 19 1987
Rumpole defends a business man who is accused of trying to murder his partner. After a squabble with 'She Who Must Be Obeyed', Rumpole finally leaves home - but Hilda doesn't seem to miss him ...more
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Rumpole and the Blind Tasting Jan 26 1987
Yet another of the Timsons needs Rumpole's services as an advocate, this time to answer charges of fencing stolen liquor. Rumpole accepts Ms Liz Probert - a radical left-wing activist - as a ...more
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Rumpole and the Official Secret Feb 02 1987
Rumpole defends an elderly woman charged under the Official Secrets Act - she is claimed to have have leaked (so to speak) information revealing excessive British government expenditure on tea.
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Rumpole and the Judge's Elbow Feb 09 1987
Rumpole defends a man charged with running massage parlours as brothels, and his former colleague in chambers Mr Justice Featherstone finds himself in an embarrassing position. The prospect of ...more
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Rumpole and the Bright Seraphim Feb 16 1987
Rumpole travels to West Germany to defend a British soldier facing a court-martial charged with the murder of his sergeant.
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Rumpole's Last Case Feb 23 1987
The Timsons are in trouble again, and in need of the services of their favourite 'brief'. The old firm is back in business, but as he unravels the mystery of who carried the gun in a bungled ...more
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Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation Nov 23 1988
Rumpole fights a claim for libel filed by a woman writer against a low newspaper. Claude Erskine-Brown moves in with Rumpole after being photographed at a night-club of ill repute, to the fury ...more
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Rumpole and the Barrow Boy Nov 30 1988
Young Nigel Timson has moved on from the world of East End villainy and is now working in financial services in the City of London. Rumpole is called on to defend Nigel against charges of ...more
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Rumpole and the Age of Miracles Dec 07 1988
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 ...more