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Alone and Without a Leader

The accused asks the senior QC to hand over his case to young Horace Rumpole. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Timothy West.

By John Mortimer

Young Horace Rumpole defends a young man, accused of murder, maintaining that he is innocent until proved guilty. He faces opposition from the establishment and support from unexpected quarters.

Adapted by Richard Stoneman

Producer/Director ..... Marilyn Imrie
A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

45 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 May 2013 03:15


Role Contributor
Elder Horace Rumpole Timothy West
Young Horace Rumpole Benedict Cumberbatch
CH Wystan Geoffrey Whitehead
Albert Andy de la Tour
Simon Jerold Ewan Bailey
Daisy Emma Fielding
Hilda Wystan Jasmine Hyde
Reggie Proudfoot Stephen Critchlow
Bonny Bernard Matthew Morgan
Judge Cookson Karl Johnson
Lord Jessop David Shaw-Parker
Writer John Mortimer
Producer Catherine Bailey
Adaptor Richard Stoneman
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Marilyn Imrie