“Rumpole of the Bailey” at Chichester Cathedral in 1988 on ‘Presumption of Innocence’


BALLARD: It is a post only to community members of the Church of England. I doubt very much it would be offered to you , O, thou, of little faith.

RUMPOLE: I happen to have a good deal of faith.

BALLARD: Yes, in what precisely?

RUMPOLE: The health-giving properties of Claret. The presumption of innocence…


RUMPOLE: Injustice is the same in a Law Court or a Cathedral.



Rumpole: The motley crew of self-interested guardians of public morality.


“Rumpole of the Bailey” – Series 5 – Episode 6 – ‘Rumpole and the Age of Miracles’ [1988]



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