Dock Brief – The Nine Pleaders by Jedd (John Edwards)
The bench of nine barristers recalls the days of dock briefs at a guinea a time. Certainly looks like Rumpole there fourth from the left.
You do know Rumpole don’t you?
One of our male cats was named Rumpole but generally referred to as ‘Horace ‘ (Horace W. Rumpole).
If you don’t know Rumpole of the Bailey, he was a fictional character, a criminal barrister, in a British television series created & written by the British writer & barrister John Mortimer. The books & recordings are widely available.