Horace Rumpole is known as a great wit, but when an off-color joke made under the influence angers his wife, the argument doesn't blow over, and Rumpole is forced to stay with his friends the Erskine-Browns. In John Mortimer's Rumpole and the Old, Old Story
Leo McKern plays the part of the bawdy beloved barrister, bringing his dry British wit alive. The plot thickens when Rumpole discovers that Portia is prosecuting Rumpole's clients. Will Hilda Rumpole take Horace back? Will Portia succeed in getting a guilty verdict? Fans will want to keep listening to find out.