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Mystery!; Maigret, Series II: Maigret and the Minister


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Maigret, Series II: Maigret and the Minister
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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 late-night phone call summons Maigret to the home of the Minister of Public Works, who asks him to recover a report that has disappeared from his apartment. Its contents are political dynamite. Against his better judgment, Maigret begins an unofficial investigation. His intuition tells him it was an inside job, but he soon finds himself outside his familiar territory in a ruthless game of political survival.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Maigret, Series II: Maigret and the Minister,” 09/09/1994, GBH Archives, accessed July 16, 2024,
MLA: “Mystery!; Maigret, Series II: Maigret and the Minister.” 09/09/1994. GBH Archives. Web. July 16, 2024. <>.
APA: Mystery!; Maigret, Series II: Maigret and the Minister. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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