Acorn TV, the streaming service of AMC Networks with the best television from Britain and from other English-speaking countries, is now available on Amazon Prime Video Channels in Spain as an add-on subscription. With a monthly price of 3.99 euros, the Acorn TV channel offers members a wide range of drama, mystery and comedy series from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Canada, in both their Castilian dubbed and subtitled versions. The content can be accessed and streamed via the existing Prime Video app to watch anytime, anywhere on hundreds of devices. Acorn TV is the biggest streaming service specializing in British series in North America
According to Matthew Graham, Acorn TV’s General Manager, “Acorn TV has been remarkably successful at bringing some of the most iconic and critically acclaimed international mysteries and drama series to subscribers worldwide, so we’re very excited to expand our distribution in Spain with our partners at Amazon Prime Video.”
At its launch on Amazon Prime Video Channels, Acorn TV includes smash hit drama series like “Doc Martin”, the Irish production “Striking Out”, “Jack Taylor”, starring Iain Glen (“Game of Thrones”, “Downton Abbey”) and based on Ken Bruen’s best-sellers; “Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime”, a charming adaptation of Agatha Christie; “The Level”, which has a high-end cast of characters with names like Robert James-Collier from “Downton Abbey”, and “Collision”, with Douglas Henshall from “Shetland” as the leading actor.
For fans of British comedy, highlights include “Detectorists”, a BAFTA-winning series written and directed by leading actor Mackenzie Crook (“The Office”), alongside the likes of Toby Jones (“The Hunger Games”), Rachael Stirling (“The Bletchley Circle”) and Diana Rigg (“Game of Thrones”). “Finding Joy”, starring the Irish comedian Amy Huberman (“Striking Out”, “The Clinic”) and co-starring acclaimed comedian Aisling Bea, is yet another series included in the catalogue, as well as Kingdom”, a series starring Stephen Fry, a legend of British comedy.
In the mystery segment, subscribers will be able to watch “George Gently”, BBC’s renowned police drama, featuring awarded actor Martin Shaw (“Judge John Deed”, “The Professionals”); “Foyle’s War”, an awarded British series taking place during World War II, classified by The New York Times as “a gift from the gods”, and the first seasons of “Agatha Christie’s Poirot” starring David Suchet as the iconic detective.
Acorn TV will also offer, starting on April 8th, the first season of the beloved detective drama “Inspector Morse”, based on the novels by Colin Dexter, about a detective and his trusted partner in Oxford. On April 15th, the praised Canadian crime series following the personal and professional lives of two patrol officers in Montreal, “19-2”, will arrive on the service. According to The New York Times, “the writing [of 19-2] is sublime …a slice of urban and police life carefully observed”. April will also feature additional seasons of acclaimed mystery series Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Endeavor. Furthermore, on May 6th, members will be able to enjoy the intriguing “Picnic at Hanging Rock”, an Australian period drama about a group of schoolgirls who mysteriously disappear during a trip to the historical and geological site Hanging Rock.
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About Acorn TV
AMC Networks’ Acorn TV is a premium streaming video service specializing in mysteries, dramas and comedies from Britain and beyond. North America’s largest streaming service specializing in British series, Acorn TV is also available in the UK, Ireland, Iberia, Australia, New Zealand and Latin America.
Called a “glorious streaming service… an essential must-have” (The Hollywood Reporter), Acorn TV commissions, co-produces and licenses a wide range of acclaimed productions, adding exclusive new programs every week.
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