What Are Some Shows on Acorn Television?


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Acorn TV offers a variety of British television shows and movies for streaming, including "Jack Taylor," "Blandings," "Jack Irish" and "Slings and Arrows." It offers the major genres, such as drama, mystery and documentaries, as well older shows no longer on the air.

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"Jack Taylor" is a mystery show starring Iain Glen. It is set in modern day Galway, Ireland, and is based on the novel series by Ken Bruen. The show chronicles main character, Jack Taylor, and his cross-over from police officer to private investigator.

"Blandings" is a comedy series available for streaming on Acorn TV. Its stars include Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders, Tim Vine and Mark Williams. It is set in 1929 in an English castle on the country side. The show is an adaptation of the short stories and characters from "Blandings Castle" by P. G. Wodehouse.

"Jack Irish" is an Australian-based, mystery-genre television movie. Adapted from the mystery novels by Peter Temple, it stars Guy Pearce as the main character of the same name. The plot centers around Jack's attempt to put his life back together after the murder of his wife. He finds himself in questionable situations with mysteries to solve as a private investigator.

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