31 October 1960 "Murder in Montmarte", the first episode of the British television series "Maigret", is broadcast on the BBC. The series is based on the Maigret books by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon. Following a pilot episode, "Maigret and the Lost Life", in 1959, the series ran for 52 episodes from 1960 to 1963.
The series stars Rupert Davies as the Sûreté detective Commissaire Jules Maigret, with Ewen Solon as Lucas, Helen Shingler as Madame Maigret and Neville Jason as Lapointe. The theme music was composed by Ron Grainer.
|Rupert Davies Jules Maigret|
|Georges Simenon and Rupert Davies|
|Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret and Neville Jason as Lapointe|
|Helen Shingler as Madame Maigret and Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret|
- Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret
- Ewen Solon as Lucas
- Neville Jason as Lapointe
- Helen Shingler as Madame Maigret
- Victor Lucas as Torrence
Annette Carell as Sylvie and Rupert Davies as Jules Maigret in the episode
"Liberty Bar" (1960)
John Slater, Ewen Solon as Lucas, Philip Latham and Rupert Davies as Jules Maigret
in the episode "The Wedding Guest" (1962)
"Maigret" opening credits (1960)