ITV’s newest Maigret adaptation Night At The Crossroads will premiere on Sunday April 16th at 8pm, it has been announced.
Maigret follow Jules Maigret, a legendary French detective, who is described as “magnificently measured and insightful”. The character was created by Georges Simenon and first appeared in print in 1931. By the time of his death in 1989, Simenon had written some 75 novels featuring the character, known for his laconic manner, heavy coat and trademark pipe.
The feature length adaptation Night At The Crossroads, which is based on the novel of the same name by George Simenon, is being penned by Stewart Harcourt, who adapted both the previous films (Maigret Sets A Trap and Maigret’s Dead Man) and the upcoming fourth film Maigret In Montmartre. It is being produced for ITV by Thompson & Thompson Productions Ltd and Georges Simenon Limited, with Atkinson starring in the titular role.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.