MYSTERY | UNITED KINGDOM | ENGLISH WITH ENGLISH CAPTIONS | TV-14
Long-awaited, much sought after, never previously released and unseen anywhere for decades, this definitive adaptation of Georges Simenon's world-famous novels stars Rupert Davies as Commissaire Jules Maigret, the dogged French detective. Though Simenon's books have been adapted many times for film and television, Davies's celebrated, BAFTA-winning portrayal won the approval of Simenon himself, who stated: At last, I have found the perfect Maigret! Running to 52 episodes, this complete 1960s series has been remastered in High Definition from original film elements and is featured here in its original full screen TV format.
Maigret: The Classic BBC Series: The Golden Fleece
The men of the Paris canals are tough and resentful of interference. So Maigret finds when he comes to investigate the mysterious accident to Emile Ducrau, and the dangerous web of relationships that caused it.
Maigret: The Classic BBC Series: Raise Your Right Hand
The trial of Gaston Meurant is about to start. He is charged with double murder and there seems little doubt of what the verdict will be. Can Maigret uncovers new evidence likely to save Meurant's life?
Maigret: The Classic BBC Series: A Crime For Christmas
It is Christmas and the Maigrets are looking forward to a quiet and peaceful day. But it seems that Father Christmas called the previous night on the little girl across the road, and showed a remarkable interest in the floor boards!
Maigret: The Classic BBC Series: The Reluctant Witnesses
The tottering Lachaume mansion, with its attendant biscuit factory, had nothing to tempt a burglar. Who, then, was the killer of Leonard Lachaume? Maigret finds a sinister reason for the family's reluctance to talk.
Maigret comes into conflict with a defence lawyer intent on scoring points in the media at the police's expense. Mme Maigret has her own problems when she looks after a baby abandoned in a public park.
Louis Thouret lives in the suburbs of Paris. He is a henpecked, meek little man who leaves for and returns from work as regular as clockwork. Then one day he fails to return - and Maigret unravels a strange secret life.