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Acorn Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,457 works in 7,980 publications in 1 language and 312,105 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television adaptations  Television comedies  Medical television programs  Television programs  Television crime shows  History  Dark comedy television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Acorn Media (Firm)
Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,423 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
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container
The complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged) by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics
Doc Martin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 976 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 )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 972 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
Foyle's war( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 959 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
Doc Martin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 954 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 )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 950 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
The last detective by Peter Davison( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Underdog detective 'Dangerous' Davies toils at a small London police station, where his slicker colleagues taunt him and his boss calls him the last detective he would put on a big case. That makes it all the sweeter when he cracks the big ones anyway
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 948 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. DVD includes behind-the-scenes documentary and cast reflections
Doc Martin by Martin Clunes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa
Agatha Christie And then there were none by Agatha Christie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 926 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
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 914 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DCS Christopher Foyle investigates wartime crimes in the English coastal town of Hastings. With the end of World War II slowly but inevitably approaching, Foyle and his fellow citizens learn the price of victory and face a peace that will transform their lives in unexpected ways. Plan of attack: April 1944. DS Milner's investigation of a transportation fraud sets in motion a series of events that brings Foyle back to the force. As Hastings hosts an ecumenical conference on the morality of continued Allied bombing, Foyle probes the suspicious death of a young cartographer from the Air Ministry office. Broken souls: October 1944. At a psychiatric clinic treating troubled soldiers, the investigation of a doctor's murder turns up no shortage of suspects among the patients and staff. It also complicates Foyle's friendship with Dr. Josef Novak, the Polish refugee who heads the clinic. All clear: May 1945. As all of Britain awaits the formal announcement of the war's end, Foyle reluctantly joins a committee preparing to keep public order during the celebration to come. But the end comes too soon for two men-- one a stabbing victim, the other an apparent suicide
The Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quintessential English 1920s detective faces some of his toughest mysteries
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 888 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
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Phryne Fisher is back with more mysteries and fashion. A private detective in 1920s Melbourne, Phryne has a knack for being in the right place at the right time, and she's usually armed with the right weapon. Aided by her maid, Dorothy 'Dot' Williams, Phryne ventures from the city's mansions to its brothels, gaining admirers and enemies along the way
Foyle's war by Michael Kitchen( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the enormously popular mystery series returns, World War II is over, but the Cold War simmers in 1946 London. DCS Christopher Foyle has retired from police work when Britain's secret intelligence service compels him to join its ranks. Reunited with his former colleague, newlywed Sam Wainwright, Foyle faces new-but no less deadly-threats in the world of spies and counterintelligence
 
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