His first case is Rumpole defending an eccentric artist accused of forging what was thought to be a long lost nude painting by a famous British artist.
Actually he is told to keep his hands out of his pocket by Featherstone. The accused does not make the best defence witness and seems to be going out of his way to antagonise the jury.
Rumpole has his hands full in this case. There are some nice moments such as Featherstone getting deeking by not knowing as much about art as he makes out.
raticle It was sold at an auction but the buyer was later informed that the painting might not be genuine. Guthrie Featherstone has given up on politics.
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Wily Rumpole gets directed to an elderly lady who might have posed for the painting and the pieces soon fall together. It seems to have more extras and the actors are better turned out.
Brenda Blethyn plays the younger girlfriend of the accused artist. He ed the SDP! Rumpole and the Genuine Article Prismark10 1 Sfeking It is the start of the third series and I sense that Thames Television has thrown a bit of money at the show.