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Acorn Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,521 works in 10,333 publications in 1 language and 330,487 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television series  Detective and mystery television programs  Medical television programs  Television comedies  Television adaptations  Television programs  Television crime shows  Dark comedy television programs  History 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, fds, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Acorn Media (Firm)
Doc Martin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 998 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 990 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
Foyle's war( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 988 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
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the gripping third series that aired 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
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the impeccably turned-out diminutive Belgian sleuth. With the his razor sharp mind and the aid of the affabel Captain Hastings, Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously sculpted mustache. Set in the elegance 1930's England, the series also includes Chief Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon
Doc Martin( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 959 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
Doc Martin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 950 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 )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 947 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
Doc Martin by Martin Clunes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 943 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
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 940 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
The complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged) by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-man troupe perform all of Shakespeare's plays in 90 comedic minutes
Foyle's war( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 922 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
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invasion: As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with a razor-sharp wit, Miss. Fisher investigates crimes in opulent 1920s Australia. Sharply written and gorgeously costumed, these episodes are sure to charm fans of costume dramas and mysteries alike
Foyle's war by Michael Kitchen( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 851 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
Murdoch mysteries( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1890's, Detective William Murdoch adopts modern techniques like 'finger marks' and forensics to track Toronto's most sinister killers. Though derided by his skeptical boss, Murdoch finds friends and allies in a lovely pathologist and an eager-to-learn constable. Along the way they cross paths with some of the era's most famous figures, including Nikola Tesla, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Prince Alfred
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Essie Davis( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Phryne Fisher is a lady detective from Melbourne with a fabulous sense of fun and a flair for solving crimes. In a country reemerging from the shadow of World War I, Phryne takes life in her stride, and murder too. Detective Inspector Jack Robinson works alongside her, although she often outraces him to the crime scene. Season three includes eight all new episodes of the glamorous, gun-toting lady detective Phryne Fisher. Along with her ever-faithful companion, Dot Williams, Detective Jack Robinson, and Constable Hugh Collins, she is determined to solve any case that comes her way
Prime suspect( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 803 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
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Zhivago is a poet and surgeon. His life unfolds amidst the Russian Revolution, his guilt over his unfaithfulness to his loyal wife and his obsession with Lara, his muse, who, in turn, is victim to the wants of a powerful official
Agatha Christie And then there were none( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1939 and Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Indian Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. As each member of the party starts to die one by one, the survivors realize that one of them is a killer and start to turn on each other
 
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