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Rowan - Maigret

We are thrilled that ITV has commenced filming Maigret Sets A Trap, one of two stand-alone dramatic films featuring the legendary French fictional detective Jules Maigret, who will be played by Rowan Atkinson.

Set in the 1950’s in Paris, the first of the two x 120’ films, Maigret Sets A Trap has started filming in Budapest and will be followed by Maigret’s Dead Man.

Maigret Sets A Trap also features Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter, True Blood), Aiden McCardle (Mr Selfridge, The Mill), Shaun Dingwall (Silent Witness, Death In Paradise), Lucy Cohu (Broadchurch), Leo Starr (Call The Midwife, Lewis), Rufus Wright (Miranda, Doctors), Hugh Simon (The Mill, MI-5), David Dawson (Ripper Street, Peaky Blinders), Colin Mace (Doctors, Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies) and Rebecca Night (Starlings).

Maigret is produced by Ealing Studios and Maigret Productions Ltd (a Peters Fraser Dunlop Group company) and commissioned by ITV’s Director of Drama, Steve November, and Controller of Drama, Victoria Fea.

Maigret is written by Stewart Harcourt (Love & Marriage, Treasure Island, Marple) and produced by Jeremy Gwilt (Undeniable, Foyle’s War, Torn, Home Fires).  The Executive Producers are Barnaby Thompson (Easy Virtue, Dorian Gray, St. Trinians) and Ben Latham-Jones (Nina, D Train, Midsummer Nights Dream) for Ealing Studios, John Simenon and Paul Aggett for Maigret Productions, and Stewart Harcourt.

For press enquiries, please contact Julia Engleman, 020 7157 3040 / julia.engleman@itv.com

 

 

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