MAI­GRET

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - TV Guide - - Today’s Pick -

The first hurdle this adap­ta­tion of Ge­orge Si­menon’s novel faces is try­ing to put Mr Bean out of your mind and ac­cept­ing Rowan Atkinson as French de­tec­tive Jules Mai­gret. The next is to be­lieve all Parisians speak in toffy Bri­tish ac­cents. Mai­gret hunt­ing down a se­rial killer should be ex­cit­ing but Atkinson’s dull de­liv­ery dis­ap­points.

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