RokuGuide Quick Look: Acorn TV offers viewers a large collection of British mysteries, dramas, comedies, and documentaries. You'll find well over 100 mysteries, dramas, comedies, and documentaries. Titles are available in the following categories, and all shows are commercial-free:
- Staff Picks
- Costume Dramas
- Modern Mysteries
- Agatha Christie
- Book Adaptations
Although the video library is continually updated, the following Acorn TV Staff Picks will give you an idea of what is available:
- Doc Martin - He's surly, self-centered, and rude--but he's the only doctor in town. Doc Martin, a hotshot surgeon forced to change careers when he develops a fear of blood. (6 seasons available)
- Slings and Arrows - Follow the tale of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre as it struggles with artistic egos and a meddlesome ghost. Stars Paul Gross and Mark McKinney. (3 seasons available)
- Falcon - The unique Spanish city of Seville is the exquisite backdrop for this high-octane drama based on acclaimed crime writer Robert Wilson's series of bestselling novels featuring flawed hero Javier Falcon. (New series)
- Monroe - Dr. Gabriel Monroe (James Nesbitt) is a neurosurgical genius with a quick wit and a heart to match his titanic ego. (2 seasons available)
- Playing Shakespeare - What does it take to bring Shakespeare's characters to life? How do today's actors make his plays accessible and keep them fresh? Sit in on 9 acting workshops of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
There are also titles under New & Featured, Only on Acorn TV, and Leaving Soon. You can browse all current content through the Roku channel or at this link.
-- Information is current as of March 12, 2015
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