Rowan Atkinson to play Maigret in new ITV version

Well, this news came out of the blue. One of the most revered British actors in the comedy arena – Rowan Atkinson – is to don the heavy coat and pipe of Georges Simenon’s classic fictional detective, Jules Maigret, in two new ITV adaptations. First seen in print in 1931, Maigret went onto to feature…

Review: The Mentalist (S7 E2/13), Thursday 19th February, Channel 5

In its final season, The Mentalist toys with some new story formats. This week Jane’s on the outside, as Lisbon goes undercover. How will the loved-up couple cope with prison bars between them? You could be forgiven for thinking you’ve switched to the wrong channel, as this episode starts with that most un-Mentalist of standards,…