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Acorn Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,442 works in 5,763 publications in 1 language and 271,512 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Television crime shows  History  Historical television programs 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about Acorn Media (Firm)
Publications by Acorn Media (Firm)
Most widely held works by Acorn Media (Firm)
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( visu )
464 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 18,491 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. In this episode, as Midsomer Barton celebrates Oak Apple Week, the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself. But is it really suicide?
Foyle's war by Acorn Media( visu )
139 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 9,584 libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle works in the English town of Hastings. As World War II tears at the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered on the home front
Midsomer Murders Death's shadow by Caroline Graham( visu )
181 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 9,268 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Dance with the dead: A young man's apparent suicide leads Barnaby and his team searching for the man's missing girlfriend and ballroom dance partner
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( visu )
97 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 4,034 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
Poirot by Agatha Christie( visu )
59 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 2,996 libraries worldwide
Agatha Christie's brilliant Belgian detective is on the case in the third series of the hit PBS mystery. Fan favorite David Suchet stars as the dapper sleuth who solves the thorniest of cases with his formidable intellect. Set in glittering 1930s Europe, these remastered adaptations capture every splendid detail of the Art Deco era
Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie( visu )
70 editions published between 1005 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,873 libraries worldwide
An elderly woman confides to Poirot that she fears one of her relatives is trying to kill her for her money. He persuades her to disinherit her heirs, but she is murdered anyway
Foyle's war by Jeremy Silberston( visu )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
English Detective Christopher Foyle solves crimes on the home front while he reluctantly sits out on World War II
Keeping fit in your 50s. workout essentials for a changing body by Cindy Joseph( visu )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,685 libraries worldwide
As metabolism begins to slow in our 50's, regular aerobic exercise helps combat weight creep, increase energy and relieve stress. It's not just about looking good anymore. It's about feeling good and having fun! A complete aerobic workout that includes insights into the importance of aerobic training in your 50's; exercise tips for achieving maximum results; 30-minute core routine; 10-minutes of advanced exercises; Q & A session
Cadfael by Ellis Peters( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,315 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
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
When the charming aristocrat Sebastian invites Charles Ryder to his family's estate, Charles becomes seduced by the opulent lifestyle of the Marchmain family, and by Julia, Sebastian's sister. As their romance deepens, repercussions follow, and Charles discovers that at Brideshead, love, money and power come at a price. It's a spellbinding story you'll want to revisit again and again
The house of Eliott by Stella Gonet( visu )
37 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
Two sisters, Evangeline and Beatrice, have established a fashion house that creates a sensation in the London of the Roaring Twenties, but are now facing some major problems
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,200 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
Rosemary & Thyme ( visu )
39 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two middle-aged women, make a fresh start by opening a gardening business. Mysteries grow around these two gardening sleuths as they dig up trouble on the job and use investigative skills to get to the bottom of things. Series two includes episodes set in gardens on the French Riviera and Italy's Lugurian coast in addition to several fabulous gardens in England
Pie in the sky ( visu )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
"After 25 years in the force, Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe has lost his appetite for the job. He plans to take early retirement and open his dream restaurant, Pie in the Sky. But his accountant wife, Margaret, doesn't think the numbers add up. And his boss, ACC Fisher needs him around to handle those delicate cases at which he excels. Although craving retirement, Crabbe discovers that crime solving can be just as hard to resist as his signature steak and kidney pie."--Container
Hetty Wainthropp investigates ( visu )
35 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
Housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp is back for another round of solving mysteries. Both steely and motherly, she takes no prisoners and puts on no airs, using her dowdy appearance to blend into her surroundings
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics
Rosemary & Thyme ( visu )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two middle-aged women, make a fresh start by opening a gardening business. Mysteries grow around these two gardening sleuths as they dig up trouble on the job and use investigative skills to get to the bottom of things
Cadfael by Simon Burke( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 945 libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael investigates the murder of a wealthy landowner, who has disinherited his stepson and is poisoned by food prepared by the Abbey
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( visu )
46 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s, two decades after the first series ends, the plot follows the courtship of two teenage Forsyte cousins: Fleur and Jon. Fleur, the daughter of Soames and Annette, and Jon, the son of Irene and Jolyon, meet by chance as youngsters; now Irene's son has fallen in love with the daughter of Soames, the man she despises above all others. Fleur and Jon haven't a clue that Soames and Irene were once married, all they know is that the family won't talk. Little do they suspect that their parent's dark secret will turn their nuptial dreams into a Romeo and Juliet ordeal
Doc Martin ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa
 
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