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Acorn Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,805 works in 6,335 publications in 1 language and 292,075 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television programs  Television comedies  Medical television programs  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Acorn Media (Firm)
Midsomer murders by John Nettles( Visual )

93 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 3,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets. A series of grisly murders rocks the village of Fletcher's Cross and local spiritualists fall under suspicion
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, two decades after the first series ends, the plot follows the courtship of two teenage Forsyte cousins: Fleur and Jon. Fluer, the daughter of Soames and Annette, and Jon, the son of Irene and Jolyon, meet by chance as youngsters; now Irene's son has fallen in love with the daughter of Soames, the man she despises above all others. Fleur and Jon haven't a clue that Soames and Irene were once married, all they know is that the family won't talk. Little do they suspect that their parent's dark secret will turn their nuptial dreams into a Romeo and Juliet ordeal
Foyle's war( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foyle, a veteran detective is persuaded to remain on duty at home rather than join the troops at the front as World War II begins. But home is on the vulnerable southern English coast and the chaos, danger and venality of war seep into everyday events
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains; a mole has infiltrated the highest level of the Circus, code name for British Secret Intelligence Service. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the labyrinths of Cold War-era espionage and his own past."--Container
Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Cadfael investigates the disappearance of Baron Huon de Domville who mysteriously rides off alone into the night on the eve of his wedding and is never seen alive again
The complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged)( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-man troupe perform all of Shakespeare's plays in 90 comedic minutes
Agatha Christie Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics
Midsomer murders by Peter Smith( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. A talent for life: Sordid affairs and financial secrets boil silently beneath the surface in the village of Malham Bridge until a double murder stirs the waters. Death and dreams: Investigating a string of deaths in Midsomer Worthy, Barnaby follows a trail of strange clues, nearly to his own demise. Painted in blood: When Joyce Barnaby finds a fellow painter from her Midsomer Florey watercolor class stabbed to death, two National Intelligence Squad agents take over the case. A tale of two Hamlets: Someone is decimating the ancient Smyth-Webster family, and the bad blood between the villages of Upper and Lower Warden is renewed with a vengeance. Birds of prey: Investment in a secret invention leads to an apparent suicide in Midsomer Magna, and a plan to steal valuable falcon eggs leads to another death. Can Barnaby and Troy find the link?
Doc Martin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa
Doc Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Clunes is back as the surly, self-centered Dr. Martin Ellingham. In the fifth series, the doctor plots his escape from the idyllic town of Portwenn and its idiosyncratic residents. Includes eight episodes
Doc Martin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Ellingham is brilliant, dedicated, and highly efficient. He's also brusque, abrasive, and terrified of blood. Once a successful London surgeon, he's now a GP in the idyllic Cornish fishing village of Portwenn, where he's every bit as eccentric as the villagers he serves
Prime suspect( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison finds herself searching for Sallie Sturdy, a fourteen-year-old girl presumed murdered. Facing the hospitalization of her father, descending deeper into alcoholism, and resisting pressure to retire quietly, Tennison vows to bring Sallie's killer to justice before ending her career. She forges a surprising friendship with Penny Philips, Sallie's best friend
Doc Martin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc Martin continues his misanthropic adventures in the idyllic seaside village of Portwenn. The fourth season of the hit dramedy sees two unexpected arrivals that complicate the good doctor's already messy life. Contains eight episodes
Doc Martin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a hard-charging London surgeon, Martin Ellingham didn't need a bedside manner. His patients were unconscious, so he could be as rude and arrogant as he pleased. All that changes when he develops a crippling fear of blood and is forced to give up surgery. Now a GP in a sleepy, picturesque Cornish fishing village, Doc Martin offends everyone in town, including the one person he wants to impress, beautiful teacher Louisa Glasson. Getting her attention proves even more difficult when Louisa's old flame returns to the village and becomes his new rival
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the gripping third series that airs on PBS. Michael Kitchen plays a veteran detective whose job on the home front in southern England is complicated by WWII raging over Europe
Foyle's war( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DCS Christopher Foyle investigates wartime crimes in the English coastal town of Hastings
Rosemary & Thyme( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme discover they share more than a love of gardening when a suspicious fatal car accident brings them together at the house of wealthy businessman Daniel Kellaway. Ever inquisitive as they tend the trees, the pair spot a poisonous plant and a housekeeper who looks strangely familiar. But before they get to the root of the case, the new friends meet grave danger
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casualties of war: While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
Agatha Christie And then there were none( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the world teeters on the brink of war, ten strangers are persuaded to retreat from their troubled lives to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast. When a storm cuts them off from the mainland, the true reason for their presence on the island becomes horribly clear: they are to be executed, one by one
 
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