One new episode added every Monday through December 25. After landing her dream promotion to the top job of Superintendent Registrar, Kate's finding herself increasingly torn by her demanding work and the endless responsibilities of being a modern working mom. As if the daily dramas of births, marriages and deaths weren't enough to deal with, now a disgruntled colleague's threatening to expose a risque secret from Kate's past that could jeopardize everything...
Can a computer crack the code of human creativity? This series explores that question with a bold and bonkers experiment to try to get computers to write a hit musical. Performed by a professional cast of actors and musicians, will the world's first computer-generated show be a hit or a flop when it opens on the West End stage? CC Available.
As a devout Muslim in post-9/11 Australia, detective Zane Malik (Don Hany, Serangoon Road) feels constant pressure to prove himself but frequently clashes with his old-school superior (William McInnes, Deep Water). This critically acclaimed, award-winning crime series tackles thorny themes in today's complex world.
Michael Kitchen (Foyle's War), Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey), and Oscar nominee Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda) star in this intriguing miniseries from award-winning writer Paul Abbott (Shameless). When neurotic Greg (Kitchen) is implicated in his business partner's death, witness Marcey (Okonedo) helps him dispose of the corpse--but quickly begins to wonder what she has gotten herself into. CC Available.
Like Law Order, this long-running British detective series follows cases from crime to courts. CC Available.
Poirot investigates the murder of a shady American businessman stabbed in his compartment on the Orient Express when it is blocked by a blizzard in Croatia. CC Available.
Like other police units, AC-12 investigates criminals--but the lawbreakers it catches are police officers working in the line of duty. Martin Compston (Monarch of the Glen), Lennie James (The Walking Dead), and Keeley Hawes (The Casual Vacancy) star in this critically adored series called unmissible by The Times (UK). CC Available.
Swedish with English subtitles. Based on Asa Larsson's celebrated and popular crime novels, the series takes place in the bleak Northern Environment and revolves around Rebecka Martinsson (Ida Engvoll) a Stockholm lawyer. When a childhood friend suddenly dies Rebecka reluctantly returns to her hometown. But not everything is what it seems and she's drawn into the gripping pursuit of a killer.
Go behind the scenes of the beloved series starring David Suchet as Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's most famous detective. In this delightful documentary, the cast, crew, and a variety of experts discuss adapting Christie's works and explore Poirot's widespread appeal. Featuring interviews with stars David Suchet, Philip Jackson (Chief Inspector Japp), Hugh Fraser (Captain Hastings), and Pauline Moran (Miss Lemon), as well as longtime producer Brian Eastman, director Ed Bennett, writer Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie's grandson, and many others.
In this two part drama-documentary series, Dr Suzannah Lipscomb goes in search of the origins of the deadly craze of mass witch hunts and trials that infected the British Isles 400 years ago. Hundreds of innocent people were persecuted, tortured and put to death in a hysterical effort to stamp out the scourge of witchcraft. Through original documents and powerful drama, Suzannah uncovers the fear of Satan that drove the persecutors to such awful lengths and what it was like for the innocent victims tortured and executed for crimes they couldn't possibly have committed. CC Available.
Three adaptations of terrifying tales by MR James.
When her husband, Lee, is murdered, Sarah Manning comes to realize that she knows nothing about his past. Sarah begins to question who Lee actually was and what he did in his work for a powerful global organization. CC Available.
Series 7, Series 8 and the Doc Martin prequel movies are exclusive to Acorn TV. Martin Clunes stars as the surly, self-centered, and rude Dr. Martin Ellingham in this long-running and beloved British drama. After developing a crippling fear of blood, Doc Martin, formerly a hotshot surgeon, is forced to change careers and relocate to the charming seaside town of Portwenn, where he often clashes with the village's quirky inhabitants. CC Available.