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Episode One

Inspector Maigret receives two unexpected visitors on Christmas Day, who set him on the trail of a mysterious intruder dressed in red and white. Episode 1 of 5.

Sir Derek Jacobi reads a classic Inspector Maigret mystery by Georges Simenon.

On Christmas Day, as the snow begins to fall in Paris, Inspector Maigret receives two unexpected visitors. A young girl claims to have seen Father Christmas in her room, behaving strangely and cutting a hole in the floor. He agrees to investigate...

Read by Sir Derek Jacobi
Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths
Written by Georges Simenon & translated by David Coward
Produced by Mair Bosworth

Release date:

14 minutes

On radio

Christmas Eve 2018 12:04