Rumpole on Trial

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ContributionsTimothy West (Narrator)
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ISBN 10075405361X
ISBN 139780754053613

Rumpole on Trial Paperback – December 1, by John Mortimer (Author)/5(14).

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This is an abridged audio version of Rumpole on Trial with two only episodes from the entire book. They are, however, the more substantial and longer episodes. Thus it runs over 3 hours/5. Rumpole on Trial Hardcover – Novem by John Mortimer (Author)/5(21).

John Mortimer was the author of the Rumpole series, many of which formed the basis for the PBS-TV series Rumpole of the Bailey. The first book featuring his most famous character, Horace Rumpole, was published by Penguin in /5(21).

So it was with great pleasure that I saw listed in the Audio Partners catalogue of books on tape, "Rumpole on Trial" ((). The set holds 6 cassettes with a running time of 8 hours and 7 minutes.

The reader is British actor Timothy West, whose voice is the next best thing to the gravel-throated chortle of McKern/5(21). The Trials of Rumpole book. Read 45 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Horace Rumpole - a man who never prosecutes, whose fame rests /5.

Rumpole finds himself on trial, with the end of his career in sight. But, luckily for Horace, he has Phillida on his side. She goes searching for the truth, and galvanises not only Rumpole's defending counsel - Soapy Sam Ballard QC - but also Rumpole's wife.

Selections from Rumpole on Trial. Six of these seven stories follow Rumpole as he pursues his legal cases -- doggedly determined to secure justice at all costs.

The last tale features the barrister himself as a defendant accused of unethical conduct. The Trials of Rumpole is a collection of short stories by John Mortimer adapted from scripts for his TV series about Horace Rumpole.

The stories are: "Rumpole and the Age for Retirement" "Rumpole and the Case of Identity" "Rumpole and the Course of True Love"Author: John Mortimer. “Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders” is the first novel in the “Rumpole” series and was released in the year This was an original novel, and finally gives readers a look at the first case he ever worked.

The novel is written as though it is a memoirs of Horace Rumpole. Fiction Book Review: Rumpole on Trial by John Clifford Mortimer, Author Viking Books $21 (p) ISBN Public TV has made a huge audience familiar with Mortimer's rumpled and.

Directed by John Gorrie. With Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Robin Bailey, James Grout. When Rumpole is charged by Judge Oliphant with contempt of court and faces disbarment, Hilda persuades Sam Ballard to defend him/10(1). Rumpole on Trial is a collection of short stories by John Mortimer about defence barrister Horace Rumpole.

They were adapted from his scripts for the TV series of the same name. The stories were: "Rumpole and the Children of the Devil" "Rumpole and the Eternal Triangle" "Rumpole and the Family Pride" "Rumpole and the Miscarriage of Justice"Author: John Mortimer.

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This book did not include the six stories in the radio series that were adapted from TV Series Two as those six stories had been published in the book "The Trials of Rumpole." The "Regina V.

Rumpole" book was re-published in under the title "Rumpole for the Defence".) Rumpole of the Bailey (–present) Twelve mini-seasons (to date).

Rumpole On Trial Hardcover – 2 July by John Mortimer (Author)/5(16). In "Rumpole on Trial" Horace Rumpole experiences the legal system from a new perspective--that of a defendant. Accused of unethical conduct, he goes from attorney to client, and he faces the fight of his life to keep his license to practice law.

But he doesn't fight.5/5(5). About Rumpole on Trial. In this collection of stories, the beloved barrister must fend off the advances of a mysterious young woman, face the Disciplinary Committee of the Bar Council, and take on a group of devil worshippers.

Seven more cases for the inimitably waggish defender Rumpole. As usual, each adventure mingles Rumpole's attempts to procure justice for his guilty-looking clients with disturbances in his domestic or professional circle—his invitation to visit the titled relatives of his wife (She Who Must Be Obeyed); his amatory pursuit by a cellist too pure-hearted to appreciate the virtues of Pommeroy's.

Editions for Rumpole on Trial: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), X (Mass Market Paperback publ Author: John Clifford Mortimer. Rumpole on Trial.

by John Mortimer, Timothy West (Read by) Audio CD (Unabridged) $ Ship John Mortimer was the author of the Rumpole series, many of which formed the basis for the PBS-TV series Rumpole of the Bailey. The first book featuring his most famous character, Horace Rumpole, was published by Penguin in Buy Rumpole On Trial New Ed by Mortimer, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). Rumpole and the children of the devil --Rumpole and the eternal triangle --Rumpole and the miscarriage of justice --Rumpole and the family pride --Rumpole and the soothsayer --Rumpole and the reform of Joby Jonson --Rumpole on trial.

Responsibility: John Mortimer. Horace Rumpole - cigar-smoking, claret-drinking, Wordsworth-spouting defender of some unlikely clients - often speaks of the great murder trial which revealed his talents as an advocate and made his reputation down at the Bailey when he was still a young man.

Rumpole on Trial Rumpole takes up the cause of young Bertie Timson, whose sole ‘crime’ seems to be playing football in the street.

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As he endeavours to defend our ancient freedoms, he becomes uneasy about exactly what his wife Hilda is up to in her continuing friendship with a high court judge. 'Rumpole on Trial' Suffering from toothache, Rumpole is in no mood for his client’s boring testimony or Justice Gwent-Evans’ impatience.

But when he argues with the judge, he is warned in no uncertain terms about his future conduct. Rumpole on Trial by John Clifford Mortimer starting at $ Rumpole on Trial has 13 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Rumpole and the children of the devil -- Rumpole and the eternal triangle -- Rumpole and the miscarriage of justice -- Rumpole and the family pride -- Rumpole Skip to main content.

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$; $; Publisher Description. In this work, Horace Rumpole returns to delight us with seven new cases. We find our hero jousting with the Devil, being wooed by a beautiful violin player, and even up before the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Bar Council.

Rumpole and the children of the devil -- Rumpole and the eternal triangle -- Rumpole and the miscarriage of justice -- Rumpole and the family pride -- Rumpole and the soothsayer -- Rumpole and the reform of Joby Jonson -- Rumpole on trialPages: Rumpole on Trial An excellent book.

Very well read. Educational and very Funny. This is one of his best books so if you don't like it don't bother with any other Rumpole books. 4 people found this helpful.Get this from a library!

Rumpole on trial. [John Mortimer] -- Seven new Rumpole stories feature the barrister entangled in a bout with devil worshippers, fending off the advances of a desperate wife, and snagging a modern-day Artful Dodger.