Tag Archives: television

Maigret TV news

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Rowan Atkinson will indeed be playing Georges Simenon’s intuitive Parisian detective Jules Maigret in two new 2-hour films for ITV: Maigret Sets a Trap and Maigret’s Dead Man. (I mentioned a rumour in May last year) ‘I have been a … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

‘They are among Christie’s very best work’: The BBC will be adapting Tommy and Tuppence in a new 6-part series

News reached Past Offences this morning that the BBC will be making a new generation of Agatha Christie adaptations, starting with a Tommy and Tuppence six-part series (Partners in Crime and N or M). The deliberately (I think) hammy David … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | 21 Comments

‘It was fun to find a reason for him to throw soup at the wall.’ An interview with the creators of the BBC’s Father Brown

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Well, Father Brown is over for another year (in the UK at least). Series 2 continued to generate heat on Past Offences – for a daytime TV drama, it manages to be quite controversial! I’ve been lucky enough to bag … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Cast news for Jamaica Inn

This gallery contains 3 photos.

News reaches me from the Guardian that Jessica Brown Findlay, who starred in something Mrs Offences watches (not the midwives: the butler one), has been cast as Mary Yellan in the BBC’s new Jamaica Inn. News of this also appeared … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments