From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Gambon ...  Chief Inspector Maigret / ... 12 episodes, 1992-1993
Geoffrey Hutchings Geoffrey Hutchings ...  Sgt. Lucas 12 episodes, 1992-1993
Jack Galloway Jack Galloway ...  Inspector Janvier / ... 11 episodes, 1992-1993
James Larkin ...  Inspector LaPointe / ... 10 episodes, 1992-1993
John Moffatt ...  Comeliau / ... 5 episodes, 1992-1993
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From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

UK | Hungary

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Epitheoritis Maigret See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary

Company Credits

Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Gambon takes over the role of Jules Maigret from Richard Harris, who played the role four years earlier. Gambon and Harris would later share another role: that of Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films. See more »

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Referenced in Cash Trapped: Episode #1.5 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Maigret Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by The London Film Orchestra and Olive Simpson
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Wonderful series
25 October 2000 | by lucy-66See all my reviews

Filmed I think in Budapest, it has the shabby, faded look of the 50s. Writing, directing and acting are all top-notch. Many respected thespians pass through: Peter Blythe, Edward Petherbridge, Betty Marsden, Toyah Wilcox, Anne Todd - yes, that Anne Todd. Like the Simenon novels, the episodes are thick with atmosphere and explore the seedy realities of life. The characters are not nice middle class people who appreciate classical music and whose children go to good schools. They are a spendthrift playboy in a mouldy chateaux, or a stripper with - not a heart of gold but a few moments of tenderness. They are dentist's assistants, schoolboys, mendacious antique dealers, toyboys, prostitutes. See it if you can. xxxx


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