Rumpole and the Primrose Path (Dramatized)

  • by John Mortimer
  • Narrated by Timothy West, Prunella Scales
  • 2 hrs and 55 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

Horace Rumpole, the Wordsworth loving, Shakespeare quoting, claret imbibing barrister returns in these hugely enjoyable stories of legal chicanery and criminal derring-do. Rumpole and the Primrose Path finds Rumpole stuck in the Primrose Path nursing home, while his colleagues are planning a memorial service. But there's life in the old brief yet. In Rumpole and the Scales of Justice, our hero is back in harness, defending a senior police officer accused of conspiracy to murder. Rumpole and the Vanishing Juror sees Rumpole dealing with the strange case of a disappearing jury member. And in Rumpole Redeemed, Rumpole encounters an incorrigible recidivist who seems unlikely to reform; but everyone is capable of redemption, even Rumpole.

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A Delight

This is a dramatization--a BBC4 Radio production and it is super! I listened to it twice in a row because it was so charming and entertaining.
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- Julia L. Scott

Completetly Brilliant

John Mortimers creation is terrifically realized in this BBC Radio 4 dramatization. A terrtific preformance. More Rumpole please
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- Eoin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-12-2005
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited