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Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret on Home Ground

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Maigret, Series I: Maigret on Home Ground
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Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

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A note announcing that a crime will be committed in a church at St. Fiacre takes Maigret to his hometown. At the end of the first mass on All Souls Day, Countess de Saint Fiacre is found dead with her hand clutching her prayer book. Maigret is not convinced by the doctor's verdict that the countess died of a heart attack and begins an investigation. Written by Robin Chapman and directed by James Cellan Jones.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret on Home Ground,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_71F1271107FA4830878846E27C833B33.
MLA: “Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret on Home Ground.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_71F1271107FA4830878846E27C833B33>.
APA: Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret on Home Ground. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_71F1271107FA4830878846E27C833B33
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