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Mystery!; Rumpole of the Bailey, Series I: Rumpole and the Married Lady

06/09/1981

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Series
Mystery!
Program
Rumpole of the Bailey, Series I: Rumpole and the Married Lady
Program Number

103

Series Description

Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

Trials, tribulations and adventures of the feisty barrister Horace Rumpole. Much to annoyance of wife Hilda, Rumpole has not been very busy of late. When he gets a phone call requesting his attendance at a conference for a divorce he is very pleased. Rumpole feels very sorry for his client, Mrs. Thripp, when he discovers that her husband has communicated only by means of typewritten notes for the last three years. While defending this divorce case, Rumpole is in danger of his own marriage breaking up when his wife suspects his involvement with his client while his most fearsome opponent turns out to be Norman, child of the divorcing pair.

Duration

00:58:56

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Rumpole of the Bailey, Series I: Rumpole and the Married Lady,” 06/09/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_688EE64E48D4456DAC72855F46A57E51.
MLA: “Mystery!; Rumpole of the Bailey, Series I: Rumpole and the Married Lady.” 06/09/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_688EE64E48D4456DAC72855F46A57E51>.
APA: Mystery!; Rumpole of the Bailey, Series I: Rumpole and the Married Lady. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_688EE64E48D4456DAC72855F46A57E51
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