Australia, here’s your complete JUNE 2021 release schedule for ACORN TV, the streaming service specialising in British and international television.
- MS. FISHER’S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES – SERIES 1, EPISODES 1 & 2 – ACORN TV ORIGINAL | AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
A spinoff of the wildly popular Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. Swinging 1960s crime series Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries follows the fearless and spirited Peregrine Fisher (Logie Award-nominated Geraldine Hakewill, Wanted, Wakefield), the niece of world-class adventuress and private detective Phryne Fisher, as she inherits a windfall from her famous aunt and sets out to become an exceptional sleuth in her own right.
- WHITSTABLE PEARL – SERIES 1, EPISODE 4 – ACORN TV ORIGINAL | AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Based on Julie Wassmer’s much loved series of novels, this series follows big-hearted local restaurant owner Pearl Nolan (Kerry Godliman, After Life, Derek) who sets up a local detective agency after undergoing police training in an earlier career. She is soon embroiled in her first case when she discovers the body of close friend and forms an unlikely partnership with a new local police chief who has transferred from London to escape his past.
- PLACE OF EXECUTION
In this “absorbing [and] ingenious” (Variety) mystery, journalist Catherine Heathcote (Juliet Stevenson, Queens of Mystery, Emma) is making a film about the 1963 disappearance of a schoolgirl when events force her to re-examine the original investigation, led by DI George Bennett (Lee Ingleby, George Gently). Based on the acclaimed novel by Val McDermid, this award-winning miniseries also stars Greg Wise (The Crown).
- ROUX THE DAY: A GOURMET DETECTIVE MYSTERY
Famed culinary consultant Henry Roth is hired to authenticate and purchase a long lost and very valuable recipe book. Soon Henry and Detective Maggie Price find themselves in a murder mystery where secrets hidden within a treasured book have dire consequences for all who own it.
- MS. FISHER’S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES – SERIES 1, EPISODE 3
- WHITSTABLE PEARL – SERIES 1, EPISODE 5
- MIDSOMER MURDERS – SERIES 21
Homicide, blackmail, greed and betrayal: just a taste of what goes on behind the well-trimmed hedges of Midsomer County in this deliciously sinister series.
- AGATHA CHRISTIE: 100 YEARS OF POIROT AND MISS MARPLE
It has been 100 years since the publication of Agatha Christie’s first novel, ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles’. In a one-off celebratory programme with access to the Christie estate archives, Agatha Christie: 100 Years of Poirot and Miss Marple explores ten of the best-selling author’s most iconic works in chronological order. From ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ to ‘And Then There Were None’ and ‘Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case’, these timeless depictions remind us of another age and the brilliance of Christie’s literature.
- MS. FISHER’S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES – SERIES 1, EPISODE 4
- WHITSTABLE PEARL – SERIES 1, EPISODE 6 (SEASON FINALE)
- THE SOMMERDAHL MURDERS – SERIES 2 – AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | EXCLUSIVE
There’s always trouble in paradise. Detective Chief Inspector Dan Sommerdahl (Peter Mygind, Last Christmas, Flame & Citron) returns for a second season of murder cases in the beautiful Danish coastal town of Helsingør.
- MS. FISHER’S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES – SERIES 1, EPISODE 5
- CANDICE RENOIR – SERIES 2 (French with English subtitles) – NEW TO STREAMING | EXCLUSIVE
A mother of four children resumes her job as a policewoman after having stopped for ten years following a layoff in this beloved, long-running French crime drama.
- AURORA TEAGARDEN MYSTERIES – MOVIES 7-14
Candace Cameron Bure (Full House, Fuller House) stars as librarian Aurora Teagarden, known around her small town as a master sleuth, in the second series of these popular Hallmark Movies.
- DARK ANGEL
Based on the true story of Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton (Golden Globe®-winner Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey, Liar, The Commons), Dark Angel follows the exploits of what may have been England’s first female serial killer. Sowing a trail of death across the North East, Mary Ann’s modus operandi sees her marry unsuspecting men, poison them with arsenic, cash in on her victim’s life insurance and move on to the next one. As the body count slowly increases, Mary Ann’s social and financial situation improves, but so does the risk that her murderous ways will be uncovered.