News

Sean Bean reunites with Accused writer Jimmy McGovern in new BBC1 drama series Broken

Posted on 4th August 2016

Sean Bean is set to star in new BBC1 drama series Broken, written by Banished and Accused creator Jimmy McGovern.

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Rowan Atkinson starts filming ITV drama Maigret

Posted on 8th September 2015

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.

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Rowan Atkinson to play Jules Maigret in two ITV films

Posted on 20th February 2015

Blackadder and Mr Bean star Rowan Atkinson is making a return to television to play Belgian author Georges Simenon’s pipe-smoking policeman, Jules Maigret, in two new films for ITV.

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Michael Palin to return to TV drama in BBC1 thriller Remember Me

Posted on 16th January 2014

Michael Palin will take his first leading role in a TV drama for more than 20 years in BBC1's supernatural thriller Remember Me.

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Reviews

MAIGRET - The Sunday Express

Posted on 3rd April 2016

The pleasure in Maigret came from the look of the piece. Paris (played by Budapest) in 1955 looked utterly fantastic, with tremendously evocative cinematography, and the period fashions were lovingly re-created.

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MAIGRET - Christopher Stevens, The Daily Mail

Posted on 29th March 2016

Atkinson can be proud. He was a match for Michael Gambon, and few actors can boast that.

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MAIGRET - Gerard O'Donovan, The Telegraph

Posted on 28th March 2016

The settings (with the boulevards and backstreets of Budapest offering a plausible imitation of Fifties Paris) and costumes were sumptuous.

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MAIGRET - Rich Westwood, The Killing Times

Posted on 28th March 2016

It all looks fantastic – very expensive, very glossy, and very authentic – and Atkinson does a good job as Maigret; subdued, thoughtful, and caring. The starkness of Simenon’s vision – his was often a particularly cold universe – comes through nicely in the final scene with the killer.

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