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iJohnHenry
Jan 16, 2009, 07:20 PM
He had a long life, for sure, and many of us have laughed at the antics of his favourite barrister.

R.I.P.

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aPThdHeWOdpw&refer=home

IJ Reilly
Jan 16, 2009, 07:47 PM
That would be John Mortimer, for the unwashed. He was writing Rumpole novels to the very end.

I will be raising a glass of Chateau Thames Embankment to his memory.

Loge
Jan 18, 2009, 03:29 PM
No one should forget his adapted screenplay for Brideshead Revisited - some of the best TV ever.