Australia, here’s your complete SEPTEMBER 2021 release schedule for ACORN TV, the streaming service specialising in British and international television.
Monday, 6 September 2021
- MY LIFE IS MURDER – SERIES 2, EPISODE 3 (ACORN TV ORIGINAL | AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE)
Alexa (Lucy Lawless, Xena: Warrior Princess, Top of the Lake) finds herself back in her home country for the first time in years and can’t help herself when she is asked to look into a bizarre unsolved murder. Joined again by her partner-in-crime-solving, Madison Feliciano (Ebony Vagulans, The Furies, Doctor Doctor), as well as series newcomers, the charismatic detective Harry (Rawiri Jobe, The Brokenwood Mysteries, Shortland Street) and café owner Reuben (Joe Naufahu, Game of Thrones), she quickly finds herself investigating other murder mysteries in surprising, glamorous worlds filled with intriguing characters who are hiding dangerous and deadly secrets.
- LOST LETTER MYSTERIES – SERIES 2 (NEW TO STREAMING | EXCLUSIVE)
From the creative force behind Touched by an Angel comes a wonderful combination of romance, comedy and drama that follows the lives of four postal detectives who transform themselves into a team of detectives to track down intended recipients of undeliverable mail. Their missions take them out of the office and into an unpredictable world where redirected letters and packages can save lives, solve crimes, reunite old loves and change futures by arriving late but somehow always on time.
- REPUBLIC OF DOYLE – SERIES 2
Set against the spectacular backdrop of St. John’s, Newfoundland, this hit Canadian comedy-drama series follows Malachy (Seán McGinley, Single-Handed, Braveheart) and Jake Doyle (Allan Hawco, Love & Savagery, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan), a father-and-son detective team, as they solve intriguing cases while mismanaging their own relationships.
Monday, 13 September 2021
- MY LIFE IS MURDER – SERIES 2, EPISODE 4
Delving into dark family secrets and one man’s mission to unlock them, this exhilarating thriller follows journalist Tom Ronstadt as he returns to his hometown after 18 years in exile. As we discover why he has stayed away so long, he begins to unpack the scandal his father has been keeping hidden for decades, but his investigations are hampered by his father’s worsening Alzheimers.
Boasting an exceptional cast including John Simm (Life on Mars, State of Play), Jim Broadbent (Iris, Moulin Rouge) and Olivia Colman (The Favourite, The Crown), this brilliant prestige British drama is written and directed by BAFTA winners Paul Abbott and Danny Brocklehurst.
- FANNY HILL (STREAMING EXCLUSIVE)
Screenwriter Andrew Davies (Bridget Jones’s Diary) brings all his sly wit to this adaptation of 18th-century Britain’s most notorious novel.
After Fanny (Rebecca Night, Wuthering Heights, Maigret Sets a Trap) loses her parents to smallpox she relocates to London to seek a new life. Joining the London ‘working girls’ with Mrs. Brown (Alison Steadman, Pride and Prejudice, Boomers), Fanny enters a new, unknown world. With a mischievous glint in her eye and plenty of knowing winks, Fanny, now a rich middle-aged woman, recalls her scandalous past as a prostitute in 18th century London.
Monday, 20 September 2021
- MY LIFE IS MURDER – SERIES 2, EPISODE 5
- REPUBLIC OF DOYLE – SERIES 3
Monday, 27 September 2021
- MY LIFE IS MURDER – SERIES 2, EPISODE 6
- MONDAY MONDAY (STREAMING EXCLUSIVE)
Written by BAFTA winner writer Harry Wootliff, this heart-warming comedy-drama follows a group of head office workers who are forced to relocate from London to Leeds after Butterworths, the struggling supermarket chain they work for, falls on hard times and must downsize.
- THE HELEN WEST CASEBOOK (STREAMING EXCLUSIVE)
As a crown prosecutor, Helen West (Amanda Burton, Silent Witness, The Commander) deals with domestic abuse, sex crimes and murder. Driven by a strong sense of justice, she pursues cases even when her boss insists she drop them. Although she’s determined to right the wrongs in others’ lives, her personal life could use some work, particularly her relationship with handsome policeman Geoffrey Bailey (Conor Mullen, Reckless, Rough Diamond).
- MURDER INVESTIGATION TEAM – SERIES 1 (STREAMING EXCLUSIVE)
From the makers of The Bill, Murder Investigation Team reveals the gritty reality of police work, where success is part grueling procedure and part gut instinct. Leaders of an elite squad of detectives, brusque DI Vivien Friend (Samantha Spiro, Me Before You) and intuitive DC Rosie MacManus (Lindsey Coulson, EastEnders) single-mindedly pursue those who do unthinkable deeds in the nation’s capital.