Articles Tagged 'Acorn TV'

Agatha Christie: Four Heroines That Make Her an Unlikely Feminist Icon

Despite being one of the most famous authors of all time, Agatha Christie has sometimes been criticized for featuring stale gender stereotypes in her books and plays. But in fact, she fought Victorian literary conventions, which saw women painted as frivolous and focused on men, to bring the public gutsy females with great minds. Christie’s […]

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‘Chasing Shadows’ Starring Alex Kingston Makes U.S. Premiere

Doctor Who’s Alex Kingston makes her way back to American television starring in the crime drama Chasing Shadows, premiering on Acorn TV today (July 27). The four-part series, 45 minutes each episode, will roll out on four consecutive Mondays beginning July 27 through August 17. Kingston stars as analyst Ruth Hattersley, who teams up with […]

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WATCH: David Morrissey’s ‘The Driver’ Heading to Acorn TV

We last saw David Morrissey in AMC’s Walking Dead as the Governor, and we can look forward to more Morrissey this coming Monday (April 13) in the BBC miniseries The Driver premiering on Acorn TV. The title of the series gives us a hint as what to expect: Morrissey is a driver. He’s not some […]

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WATCH: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’s Jamie Dornan Stars in Acorn TV’s ‘New Worlds’

Fifty Shades of Grey, starring British actor Jamie Dornan, shattered box office records this past weekend, bringing in an impressive $94.4 million in ticket sales. Dornan apparently double-booked himself, also signing on to the four-part miniseries New Worlds, which also premiered this weekend on Acorn TV. The period drama follows four idealists—played by Dornan, Joe Dempsie […]

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Exclusive Clip: Acorn TV to Air Final Three Episodes of ‘Poirot’

The detective series Poirot, starring David Suchet as Agatha Christie‘s Belgian sleuth, comes to an end after a 25-year run with the first of the final three episodes airing tonight (August 11) on Acorn TV. Acorn TV will exclusively premiere the final three episodes (one per week): Aug. 11 for “Elephants Can Remember,” Aug. 18 for “Labours of […]

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Brit Binge Watching: 10 Little-Seen Brit Gems You Can Stream Online

We all have our favorite British TV programs, whether it be Doctor Who, AbFab, Gavin and Stacey, The IT Crowd, Doc Martin, Black Books, Sherlock, Downton Abbey … (whew, take a breath) the list could go on for ages. But there’s more out there. Lots more. And where is this British treasure trove you ask? These little-seen […]