Mortimer, John

Last Edited: 31-Dec-2016 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.


Horace Rumpole

Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
R7:
10-May-2004
Rumpole and the Confession of Guilt
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Michael Maloney, Godfrey
Kenton, John Church, Anthony Hall, John Hollis,
Kelvin Omar
Directed by Ian Cottrell
, , S
R7:
11-May-2004
Rumpole and the Dear Departed
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Michael Spice, Peter
Pratt, Preston Lockwood, Martin Friend, Jill Balcon
Directed by Ian Cottrell
29:02, , S
R7:
12-May-2004
Rumpole and the Gentle Art of Blackmail
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Brian Sanders, Geoffrey
Baledon, Emily Richard, Trevor Baxter, Gerald Cross, Alan
Dudley, Nigel Greaves
Directed by Ian Cottrell
29:04, , S
1988
R7:
13-May-2004
Rumpole and the Rotten Apple
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Michael Spice, Robert
Harris, Brian Carroll, Hayden Wood, Leonard Fenton,
Jonathan Elsom, Rowena Roberts, Bernard Gallagher,
Don Henderson, Arthur Lovegrove
Directed by Peter King
29:09, , S
1988
R7:
14-May-2004
Rumpole and the Man of God
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Michael Spice, John Savidid,
Dennis Hawthorne, Leonard Fenton, Brian Carroll, Patrick
Barr, Amanda Murray, Michael McStay, Jenny Lee, Richard
Vernon, Lally Bowers
Directed by Peter King
28:54, , S
1988
R7:
17-May-2004
Rumpole and the Defence of
Guthrie Featherstone
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Michael Spice, Robert Harris,
Lockwood West, Amanda Murray, Angela Thorne,
Michael Elfing
Directed by Peter King
29:16, , S
1988
R7:
18-May-2004
Rumpole and the Show Folk
Maurice Denham, Derek Farr, Peter Woodthorpe, Jonathan
Scott, Hector Ross, John Church, Diana Bishop, Alec
Bregonzi, Robin Browne, Steve Hodson, Margaret Robertson
Directed by Ian Cottrell
29:03, , S
1988
R7:
19-May-2004
Rumpole and the Fascist Beast
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, John Mott, Patrick Barr,
Michael Spice, Brian Carroll, Amanda Murray, Hayden Wood,
Anthony Hyde, Said Jaffray, Lockwood West, Gordon Reid,
Sean Probert, Peggy Paige, Leonard Fenton, Jack May
Directed by Ian Cottrell
29:05, , S
1988
R7:
20-May-2004
Rumpole and the Case of Identity
Maurice Denham, Robert Harris, Michael Spice, Brian Carroll,
Amanda Murray, Judy Franklyn, Hayden Wood, John
Church, Michael McStay, David Dacre, Rowena Roberts,
Philip Davis
Directed by Peter King
29:05, , S
1988
R7:
21-May-2004
Rumpole and the Expert Witness
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Derek Farr, Ellis Dale,
Hayden Wood, Norman Mitchell, Rowena Roberts, Elizabeth
Bell, David Collins
Directed by Peter King
28:23, , S
1988
R7:
24-May-2004
Rumpole and the Course
of True Love
Maurice Denham, Dennis Hawthorne, Michael Spice, Brian
Carroll, Amanda Murray, Gordon Reid, Rebecca Sayre,
Anthony May
Directed by Peter King
26:19, , S
1988
R7:
25-May-2004
Rumpole and the Perils of the Sea
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Norman Shelley, Michael
Spice, John Bart, Christopher Scott, Michael McStay,
Hayden Wood, Brian Haines, Eve Carp, Sean Probert,
Graham Faulkner, Jenny Lee, Gordon Reid, Dilys Lea
Directed by Ian Cottrel
29:02, , S
1988
R7:
26-May-2004
Rumpole and the Age
for Retirement
Maurice Denham, Margot Boyd, Robert Harris, Brian Carroll,
Michael Spice, Dennis Hawthorne, Patrick Barr, Amanda
Murray, Hayden Wood, Alexander John, Godfrey Kent,
Peggy Page, Michael Elfik, John  Church, Josie Kidd,
Alfie Bass
Directed by Ian Cottrel
29:02, , S
Broadcast
25-Dec-2001
Rumpole and the Old Faces
Desmond Barrett, Joanna David, Oliver Ford-Davis, Tim
McInerny, Nigel Anthony, Patience Tomlinson, Philip Voss,
Ioan Meredith, Bruce Alexander, John Hartley, Rebecca
Lacey, Tom George, Tilly Vosbrough, Lewis Rhys,
Lauren Byrd
Music by Neil Brand
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Katherine Bailey
87:42, 20556, m
Broadcast
24-Sep-2003
21-Jun-2006
Rumpole and the Primrose Path


Timothy West, PrunellaScales, Michael Cochrane, Nigel
Anthony, Sophie Thompson, Joanna David, Carole Boyd,
David Shaw-Parker
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Katherine Bailey
44:12, 41439, S
Broadcast
01-Oct-2003
28-Jun-2006
Rumpole and the Scales of Justice
Timothy West, Prunella Scales, Michael Cochrane,
Geoffrey Whitehead, Ewan Bailey, Ian Masters, David
Shaw-Parker, John Rowe
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Katherine Bailey
44:04, 41439, S
Broadcast
08-Oct-2003
05-Jul-2006
Rumpole and the Vanishing Juror
Timothy West, Prunella Scales, Bruce Alexander, Sophie
Thompson, Marlene Sidaway, David Holt, Sean Baker,
Ewan Bailey, Ian Masters, David Shaw-Parker,
Hettie Baines
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Katherine Bailey
43:39, 40929, S
Broadcast
15-Oct-2003
12-Jul-2006
Rumpole Redeemed
Timothy West, Prunella Scales, Sophie Thompson,
Bruce Alexander, Nigel Anthony, Nicholas le Preveau,
Karl Halman, Stephen Critchlow, Frances Jeter,
Richenda Carey
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Katherine Bailey
43:45, 41023, S
19-Jul-2006
Rumpole and the Teenage Werewolf


Timothy West, Prunella Scales, Felicity Montagu,
Nicholas Le Prevost, Philip Jackson, Matt Smith, Karl
Johnson, Sean Baker, Ellie Beaven
Producer/director Marilyn Imrie
44:12, 41439, S
26-Jul-2006
Rumpole and the Right to Privacy


Timothy West, Prunella Scales, David Shaw-Parker,
Nigel Anthony, Elaine Claxton, Anton Rodgers,
Stephen Critchlow, Kim Durham, Joanna David
Producer/director Marilyn Imrie
43:56, 41152, S
Broadcast
06-Jan-2006
Rumpole and the Widow Twankey


Read by Timothy West
Produced by Pam Fraser Solomon
13:51, 12998, S
15-Aug-2007
22-Aug-2007
Rumpole and the Reign of Terror
  1. Truth Makes All Things Plain
  2. The Past Catches up with us All


Timothy West, Prunella Scales, Christopher Benjamin,
Lily Bevan, Michael Cochrane, Bruce Alexander, Shiv
Grewal, Geoffrey Whitehead, Ben Crowe, Christopher
Scott, Joanna David, Kim Durham, Nigel Anthony
Director Marilyn Imrie
44:07, 41365, S
44:07, 41368, S
28-May-2008
29-May-2008
The Anti-Social Behaviour
of Horace Rumpole
  1. Rumpole On Trial
  2. Going for Silk
Timothy West, Prunella Scales, Michael Cochrane,
Nicholas Le Prevost, Roger May, Jillie Mears, David
Holt, Matthew Morgan, David Shaw-Parker,
Geoffrey Whitehead
Director Marilyn Imrie
44:08, 41379, S
44:06, 41351, S
19-May-2009
26-May-2009
Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders
  1. Old Unhappy Far-Off Things
  2. Alone and Without a Leader
Timothy West, Benedict Cumberbatch, Geoffrey
Whitehead, Andy de la Tour, Ewan Bailey, Emma
Fielding, Jasmine Hyde, Stephen Critchlow,
Matthew Morgan, Karl Johnson, David Shaw-Parker
Adaptation by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:59, 41251, S
44:05, 41344, S
09-Aug-2010 Rumpole and the Family Pride
Timothy West, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cathy Sara,
Elaine Claxton, Julian Wadham, Sophie Thompson,
Joshua McGuire, Stephen Critchlow, Susan
Wooldridge, Geoffrey Whitehead, Adrian Scarborough
Music: The sax quartet version of Gershwin's
"They Can't Take That Away From Me" was arranged
by Julie Hodge and performed by "Sax" who are
Luiza Beddoes, Kate Mylnar, Janine Ng and Julie Hodge
Dramatised by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:55, 41183, S
10-Aug-2010 Rumpole and the Eternal Triangle
Timothy West, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cathy Sara,
Faye Castelow, Adrian Scarborough, Matthew Morgan,
Nigel Anthony, Michael Cochrane, Geoffrey Whitehead,
Stephen Critchlow
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:52, 41126, S
01-Mar-2012 Rumpole and the Man of God
Timothy West, Benedict Cumberbatch , Jasmine Hyde,
Stephen Critchlow, Adrian Scarborough, Cathy Sara,
Nigel Anthony
Adapted by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:38, 40829, S
02-Mar-2012 Rumpole and the Explosive Evidence
Timothy West, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde,
Alison Pettitt, Michael Cochrane, John Ramm,
Geoffrey Whitehead, Nigel Anthony, Adrian Scarborough
Adapted by Richard Stoneman
Producer/Director: Marilyn Imrie
43:41, 40881, S
18-Dec-2012 Rumpole and the Gentle Art of Blackmail
Timothy West, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde,
Louis Tafler-Hyde, Stephen Critchlow, Faye Castelow,
Adam Gillen, Adrian Scarborough, Nigel Anthony
Adapted for radio by Richard Stoneman
Director: Marilyn Imrie
43:47, 40972, S
25-Dec-2012 Rumpole and the Expert Witness
Timothy West, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde,
Louis Tafler-Hyde, Nigel Anthony, Adrian Scarborough,
Daniel Weyman, Ewan Bailey, Claire Skinner
Adapted for radio by Richard Stoneman
Director: Marilyn Imrie
43:44, 40919, S
20-Mar-2014
Rumpole and the Old Boy Net
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde, Nigel Anthony,
Ewan Bailey, Cathy Sara, Stephen Critchlow
Adapted by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:57, 41122, S
21-Mar-2014
Rumpole and the Sleeping Partners
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde, Nigel Anthony,
Cathy Sara, Stephen Critchlow
Adapted by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:59, 41154, S
03-Jul-2015
Rumpole and the Portia of our Chambers
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde, Cathy Sara,
Stephen Critchlow, Samuel Reader
adapted by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Catherine Bailey
43:59, 41149, S
10-Jul-2015
Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde, Cathy Sara,
Nigel Anthony, Ewan Bailey, Stephen Critchlow
adapted by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Catherine Bailey

43:58, 41138, S
17-Jul-2015
Rumpole and the Age of Miracles
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde, Nigel Anthony,
Michael Cochrane, Roger May

adapted by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Catherine Bailey
43:51, 41030, S
24-Jul-2015
Rumpole and the Tap End
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde, Nigel Anthony,
Stephen Critchlow, Julian Rhind-Tutt, David Shaw-Parker,
Cathy Sara
adapted by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
Produced by Catherine Bailey
43:58, 41139, S
28-Mar-2016
Rumpole on Trial
Julian Rhind-Tutt, Jasmine Hyde, Cathy Sara, Nigel
Anthony, Gus Brown, Michael Cochrane, Stephen Critchlow
Adapted for radio by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:58, 41134, S
29-Mar-2016
Rumpole and Hilda
Julian Rhind-Tutt, Jasmine Hyde, Stuart McQuarrie, Nigel
Anthony, Stephen Critchlow, Cathy Sara
Adapted for radio by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:59, 41156, S
25-Dec-2016
Rumpole and Memories of Christmas Past
Julian Rhind-Tutt, Jasmine Hyde, Stephen Critchlow, Nigel
Anthony, Ewan Bailey
Adapted for radio by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:42, 40891, S
27-Dec-2016
Rumpole and the New Year's Resolutions
Julian Rhind-Tutt, Jasmine Hyde, Nigel Anthony, Stephen
Critchlow, Ewan Bailey, Adam Greaves-Neal
Adapted for radio by Richard Stoneman
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
43:59, 41153, S

Other Works
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
Broadcast
02-Jan-2004
27-May-2005

Lie Down Comic
Sinead Cusack, Alison Pettit, Tom Hollander, Tilly Gaunt
Directed by Marilyn Imry
Produced by Katherine Bailey

56:57, 53393, S
BBC R4
04-Jun-2002
Ceremonial In Three Flats
Nigel Havers, Patricia Hodge, Chris Barry, Leticia Dean,
Andrew Sachs, Indira Varma, Christopher Kellem
directed by Pam Fraser Solomon
44:06, 31009, S
Broadcast
R7:
14-Apr-2005
15-Apr-2005
18-Apr-2005
19-Apr-2005
20-Apr-2005

John Mortimer Presents…
The Trials of Marshall Hall

  1. The Black Trunk
  2. The Camden Town Murder
  3. A Hint of Arsenic
  4. A Death at Christmas
  5. The Case of the Green Bicycle
Introduced by John Mortimer
  1. Tom Baker, Timothy Block, Jonathan Taffler, David
    Glover, Zela Clarke, Nicholas Harr, Jill Graham,
    Kate McKenna
    Directed by John Taylor
  2. Tom Baker, Nicholas Farr, David Glover, Timothy
    Block,  Jonathan Taffler, Kelley Bryant
    Directed by John Taylor
  3. Tom Baker, Timothy Block, Jonathan Taffler,
    Christopher Scott, Robert Blythe, Lucy Jenkins,
    Zela Clarke
    Directed by John Taylor
  4. Tom Baker, Derek Howard, Peggy Hindley, John
    Hartley, Timothy Block, Jonathan Taffler,
    Robert Blount
    Directed by Michael Fox
  5. Tom Baker, Neil Sweatenham, David Alistair, Nicky
    Rainsford, Jonathan Taffler, John Hartley,
    James Taylor
    Directed by Michael Fox
Dramatized by Michael Butt
26:36, 24954, S
26:39, 24988, S
26:35, 24926, S
26:38, 24970, S
26:48, 25129, S

BBC R4
12-Nov-1997 to
17-Dec-1997
John Mortimer Presents...
Sensational British Trials
  1. The Case Of The Fire In
    Room 66
  2. The Case Of The
    Deadly Nightcap
  3. The Case Of The
    Spinster's Hoard
  4. The Case Of The
    Liverpool Poisoner
  5. The Case Of The
    Dandelion Killer
  6. The Case Of The
    Villa Madeira
  1. Simon Treves, Elizabeth Kelly, Stephen Thorne,
    Sean Baker, Jane Whittenshaw, Ioan Meredith,
    Sally Baxter, Gavin Muir, Don McCorkindale,
    Joe Dunlop
    Dramatised by Brian Sibley
  2. Cara Kelly, Tony Osoba, Hilary Lyon, Christian
    Rodska, Kathleen McGoldrick, Simon Treves, Jane
    Whittenshaw, Frances Jeater, Joe Dunlop,
    Terence Edmond, Peter Kenny
    Dramatised by Michael Butt
  3. James Aubrey, Christian Rodska, Frances Jeater,
    Hilary Lyon, Simon Treves, Joe Dunlop, Peter
    Kenny, Philip Barnes, Don McCorkindale, Christian
    Rodska, Kathleen McGoldrick, Jane Whittenshaw,
    Terence Edmond, Peter Kenny
    Dramatised by Michael Butt
  4. Sean Baker, Toni G Barry, Terence Edmond,
    Michael Cochrane, Stephen Thorne, Gavin Muir,
    Vincent Brimble, Christian Rodska, Kathleen
    McGoldrick, Simon Treves, Jane Whittenshaw,
    Frances Jeater, Joe Dunlop, Terence Edmond,
    Peter Kenny
    Dramatised by Brian Sibley
  5. James Aubrey, Frances Jeater, Ioan Meredith,
    Terence Edmond, Arbel Jones, Vincent Brimble,
    Gavin Muir, Tony Osoba, Christian Rodska,
    Kathleen McGoldrick, Simon Treves, Jane
    Whittenshaw, Frances Jeater, Joe Dunlop,
    Terence Edmond, Peter Kenny
    Dramatised by Michael Butt
  6. Buffy Davis, Tom Bevan, Sally Baxter, Stephen
    Thorne, Sean Baker, Don McCorkindale, Vincent
    Brimble, Christian Rodska, Kathleen McGoldrick,
    Simon Treves, Jane Whittenshaw, Frances
    Jeater, Joe Dunlop, Terence Edmond,
    Peter Kenny
    Dramatised by John Taylor
Directed by Celia de Wolfe
29:41, 27830, S
29:52, 28008, S
29:46, 27922, S
29:44, 27882, S
29:52, 28006, S
29:41, 27840, S
Broadcast  R7
18-Jun-2004
ABC RN
13-Dec-2009

The Summer of a Dormouse (play)
Paul Scofield, Alex Jennings, Joe Roberts, Imelda
Staunton, Joanna David, Oliver Ford-Davis, Gemma
Jones, John Rowe, David Alistair
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

57:23, 53803, S
52:39, 49363, S
(abridged)

Broadcast  R7
15-Jul-2005

Dock Brief


Michael Hordern, David Kossoff
Directed by ?

56:55, 53372, S
01-Oct-2005
The Last Adventure


Michael Sheen, Nicky Henson, Gerard Murphy, Stuart
McLoughlin, Owen Teale, Peter Polycarpou, Harry
Myers, Hugh Ross, Jamie Doyle, John Cummins
Director Jeremy Mortimer

56:39, 53116, S
2001
R7
27-Oct-2005

John Mortimer’s Life, Love and the Law


John Mortimer, Richard Briers, Anna David, Sinead
Cusack
Musicians: Christine Croshaw, Clive Conway
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Producer: Catherine Bailey

45:14, 42420, S
R7
16-Jan-2006

Glasnost


Anna Massey, Vali Isadef, Clive Merrison, Philip Voss,
Michael Poole, Anna Matsoty, Peter Craze,
Gennady Piklas
Directed by John Tydeman

57:52, 54264, S
R7
20-Jan-2006

Mr Luby’s Fear of Heaven


John Gielgud, [other credits missing]
50:14, 47100, S
21-Apr-2007
A Voyage Round My Father


Derek Jacobi, Joanna David, Dominic Rowan, Angus
Imrie, Natasha Little, Christopher Benjamin, Osmund
Bullock, Dominic Curran, Lil Bevan, Sadie Shimmin,
Neil Boorman, Jamie de Courcey, Katy Warren
Producer Chris Wallis
Director Thea Sharrock

86:57, 81532, S
31-Dec-2008
Mr Luby’s Fear of Heaven


Jeremy Irons, Stephen Critchlow, Marsha Fitzalan,
Chris Pavlo, Donnla Hughes, Dan Starkey,
Flaminia Cinque
Director Jeremy Mortimer
44:03, 41304, S
Broadcast R7
29-Mar-2004 to
02-Apr-2004

The Summer of a Dormouse
(autobiography)

Written and read by John Mortimer
Produced by Jeremy Mortimer

13:55, 13060, S
14:12, 13326, S
13:52, 13006, S
14:12, 13326, S
14:08, 13258, S

R7:
05-Sep-2005 to
16-Sep-2005

The Sound of Trumpets


Read by Rik Mayall
Abridged by Neville Teller
Produced by Clive Stanhope

14:07, 13244, S
14:05, 13210, S
14:07, 13242, S
14:06, 13230, S
14:03, 13188, S
14:11, 13306, S
14:06, 13228, S
14:03, 13176, S
14:07, 13250, S
14:09, 13276, S

Broadcast R7:
05-Jul-2004 to
16-Jul-2004


07-Mar-2005 to
18-Mar-2005

Clinging to the Wreckage


Written and read by John Mortimer
Adapted by Jeremy Mortimer
Produced by Ian Cottrell

14:42, 6899, m
14:21, 6734, m
14:37, 6860, m
14:44, 6909, m
14:29, 6797, m
14:36, 6487, m
14:39, 6871, m
14:32, 6815, m
14:36, 6851, m
14:22, 6737, m

Broadcast R7:
16-Jan-2006 to
20-Jan-2006

Murderers and Other Friends


Written and read by John Mortimer
Produced by Duncan Minchull

14:26, 13540, S
14:13, 13332, S
13:54, 13036, S
14:06, 13232, S
13:50, 12978, S

Broadcast R7:
06-Feb-2006 to
10-Feb-2006

Where There’s a Will


Written and read by John Mortimer
Produced by Jeremy Mortimer

13:50. 12976, S
13:51, 12992, S
13:50, 12971, S
13:49, 12969, S
13:46, 12911, S

Broadcast R7:
30-Dec-2005

Not So Tiny Tim – God Bless Us Everyone


Read by Richard Pascoe
Produced by Jeremy Mortimer

14:39, 13746, S
Broadcast R7:
13-Jan-2006

Paradise Island


Read by Garrard Green
Produced by Anne-Marie Cole

14:45, 13844, S
Broadcast R7:
20-Jan-2006

The Mysterious Affair


Read by Bernard Cribbins
Produced by Emma Harding

13:48, 12952, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
28-Sep-2004
Front Row – starting with an interview
of John Mortimer


Mark Lawson
Produce by Phil Timline
28:45, 26966, S
12-Feb-2009
John Mortimer in Conversation


Mark Lawson
Produce by Thomas Morris
28:15, 26500, S