The Scottish Mail on Sunday
WILL HER BON MOTS MATCH THE ORIGINAL’S?
‘She who must be obeyed’
(Rumpole’s description of wife Hilda) ‘I often think that knowledge of the law is a bit of a handicap to a barrister’ ‘Murder is nothing more than common assault with unfortunate consequences’
‘It must have come as a huge relief for those who heard Rumpole had kicked the bucket to hear he had just turned a little pale’ ‘Lawyers and tarts… the two oldest professions in the world – and we always aim to please!’ ‘An Englishman’s gin bottle is his castle’