Rumpole and the Blind Tasting

Narrated by: Leo McKern
Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
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Rumpole again defends a member of the Timson clan on a charge of possession of stolen goods - namely, he is caught with a garage full of expensive wine. Rumpole is concerned that Timson's explanation that he purchased the wine from some unknown individual he met in a pub will not go down well with Mr. Justice Graves, who has heard these stories many times before.

©1987 Advanpress, Ltd. (P)2009 Audio Holdings, LLC
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The real Rumpole

Leo McKern is (was?) the REAL Rumpole. Always a complete delight to hear his portrayal.

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Rumpole, as he was meant to be heard

Leo McKern and John Clifford Mortimer deliver the very model of the English barrister of a bygone and much missed day. Rest easy, good sirs, beneath angel choirs...and you, dear reader, listen to Rumpole spin his yarn about deceptions both in and out of Court.

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Wonderful performance

John Mortimers Rumpole books are always funny and literate but for me it is Leo McKerns incomparable performance as Rumpole that puts certain of them over the top. I have listen to this one more than once to enjoy its humor, erudition, and fine acting . Great fun!