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Maigret: Maigret and the Burglar’s Wife (S1EP2 ITV 16 Feb 1992, Jack Galloway)



Maigret and the Burglar’s Wife: Alfred Jussiaum is a safecracker. While he’s on the job he finds the dead body of a woman in the house he’s robbing. Afraid, he leaves town and asks his wife Ernestine to go to inspector Maigret and report the murder. Maigret goes to the house and the owner a dentist who lives with his mother denies there ever was a robbery much less a murder. Maigret is not convinced and he soon finds out that the doctor’s wife who supposedly travelled to Holland the day of the murder hasn’t reached her destination and is nowhere to be found. Someone is lying!

Regular Cast: Michael Gambon (Chief Inspector Maigret), Geoffrey Hutchings (Sergeant Lucas), Jack Galloway (Inspector Janvier), James Larkin (Inspector Lapointe), Ciaran Madden (Madame Maigret)

Guest Cast: John Moffatt (Monsieur Comeliau), Christopher Benjamin, Margery Withers, Sandy Ratcliff, John Gill, Merelina Kendall, Vilma Hollingbery, Gooey Law, Raymond Mason, Jane Slavin, Zoltan Gera, Antal Leisen

Writer: Alan Plater / Director: John Glenister

Airdate: 16 Feb 1992 on ITV

Series: Maigret Season 1 Episode 2

Show Info: Crime drama series made by Granada for the ITV network. Cases of enigmatic French detective Chief Inspector Maigret.