Source: Acorn TV Press Release
Do you know someone who loves watching British TV? If you do Acorn TV is the place to shop then. Here's a 2017 Holiday Gift Guide that will help you find that perfect gift:
Online Gift Subscription:
For the streamers in your life, get them a gift subscription to Acorn TV. NPR has called it "Netflix for the Anglophile." The gift subscription is $49.99/year. Acorn TV exclusively premieres high-quality, original and exclusive British and international series every week from Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, or Canada. In 2017, subscribers were the first to see the newest seasons of "Doc Martin," "19-2," "Vera," "A Place to Call Home," "800 Words," George Gently," "The Brokenwood Mysteries," and "Janet King."
DVD Gift Ideas:
For those who like physical media, Acorn has that too. So here are some ideas:
"The Fall: The Complete Collection" (Nov. 21)
DVD/Blu-Ray 6-Disc Set, 17 eps. plus behind-the-scenes features
Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Gillian Anderson ("The X-Files") delivers a masterful performance as steely DS Stella Gibson in the heart-pounding psychological thriller as she tracks serial killer Paul Spector (Jamie Dorman, "Fifty Shades of Grey,").
"George Gently: The Complete Collection." (Dec. 12)
DVD 25-Disc/Blu-Ray 13-Disc Set, 23 feature-length mysteries, plus behind-the-scenes featurettes, interviews, and more.
In this acclaimed BBC detective drama based on the novels of Alan Hunter, Tony® nominee Martin Shaw ("Death in in Holy Orders") stars as Inspector George Gently, an incorruptible cop transplanted from London to Northumberland in the mid-1960s.
"The Best of Agatha Christie" (Nov. 14)
Price: $39.99 Each
DVD 2-Disc set, 3 Mysteries
Agatha Christie fans will like both of these volumes. The first volume includes "And Then There Were None (Sam Neill, Aidan Turner, Charles Dance), "Five Little Pigs," and "Death on the Nile" (Emily Blunt). The second volume includes "The Witness for the Prosecution" (Toby Jones, Kim Cattrall), "Three Act Tragedy," and Hallowe'en Party."
"Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express" (Nov. 14)
DVD 1-Disc, 1 Feature-length episode
While traveling the luxurious Orient Express, Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) meets Samuel Ratchett (Toby Jones), an unsavory businessman who fears for this life. Not caring for the man or his money, Poirot declines his demand for professional protection. But when Ratchett is stabbed to death, the detective is determined to find the culprit.
"Midsomer Murders: John Barnaby's First Cases (Dec. 5)
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in this hit British mystery series that has earned a worldwide following. In this his collection of Series 14 and 15, John Barnaby takes over as Midsomer County's new Detective Cheif Inspector, solving macabre crimes with the help of DS Ben Jones (Jason Hughes) in his last cases as Barnaby's assistant.
So these are just a few gift ideas from Acorn. Feel free to check out their website to find more TV shows, movies, and many other different things for your holiday shopping needs!