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Acorn Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,620 works in 8,494 publications in 1 language and 315,484 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, fds
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 1,415 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,191 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,043 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 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 981 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 981 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 7. With Mark Mylow's wedding fast approaching, Martin is asked to be best man but he is at his abrupt best when he simply says no. Mark then enlist Al Large for the job telling that he doesn't have to organize a stag night as all Mark wants to do is go on an overnight camping trip in the woods. Things go from bad to worse when, after getting lost somewhere in the forest, Mark is bitten by a deadly snake. When Martin goes off to find him, he too gets lost. Episode 8. Mark Mylow comes in for his medical check up and Martin is concerned at one particular aspect of his physiology. Combined with fiancée Julie's big news, this could mean some bumps in the road as far as their relationship is concerned. Danny asks Louisa something important but her ambivalence is compounded by the fact that he is also planning to return to London to undertake his dream architectural project. Martin and Louisa have a heart to heart talk and, in his cups, he tells her exactly how he feels. Martin takes pharmacist Mrs. Tishell to task for constantly wearing a neck brace pointing out that in most cases, it isn't required. When she removes it however, it becomes apparent that it is anything but a psychosomatic crutch. Episode 9. Christmas special. The tranquility of Portwenn is disturbed when a group of birdwatchers descends on the village in search of a rare bird. Pauline announces that she wants to go to university, so Martin has to start looking for another receptionist. Louisa's father Terry arrives unannounced in Portwenn - could this have an effect on the relationship between Martin and Louisa?
Foyle's war( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 963 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 )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 962 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
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 952 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
The last detective by Peter Davison( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 949 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
Doc Martin by Martin Clunes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 934 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 924 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
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1920s Melbourne, the Honourable Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous lady detective goes about her work with a pistol close at hand--and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer."--Container
Foyle's war( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 903 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
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 894 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
The Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clouds of Witness - Death hits close to home when Lord Peter's future brother-in-law is murdered. Complicating matters is the man who stands accused: Gerald Wimsey, Lord Peter's brother. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club - When a member of the prominent Bellona Club dies on the same day as his sister, Lord Peter must determine who will inherit a sizeable fortune. Bonus features included
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 856 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 )

7 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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