Maigret’s Dead Man (Rowan Atkinson)
Rowan Atkinson reprises his role as French detective Jules Maigret in the adaptation of Georges Simenon’s mystery novel, airing on ITV.
After Maigret Sets A Trap, aired on Easter Monday, on Christmas day, at 9pm, the second feature in the series, Maigret’s Dead Man, will air.
Based on the 29th Maigret novel and adapted by writer Stewart Harcourt, the film, directed by Jon East, follows Maigret into the murky Parisian underworld. The cast includes Lucy Cohu, Katia Bokor, Karen Gagnon, Amber Anderson, Michael Fitzgerald, Ian Puleston-Davies, Peter Schueller, Nathalie Armin and Philip Starnier.
This is not the last time Atkinson inhabits the character of Maigret, as there will be at least two more Maigret films, Night At the Crossroads and Maigret in Montmartre, with Atkinson in the leading role.