Here’s Everything Coming to Acorn TV in January 2022




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Acorn TV is starting the New Year off with a fresh slate of new programming, including new new episodes of The Larkins, and Queens of Mystery Season 2 on Mondays throughout the month. Plus you can catch the exclusive film Help starring Jody Comer (Killing Eve) as a caretaker whose relationship with her nursing home resident is put to the test under horrifying circumstances when the Covid 19 pandemic hits.


Monday, January 3

Under The Vines (Acorn TV Original) – Weekly episodes every Monday Episode 6: SEASON FINALE

Nic brings word of Oakley’s newfound fame, which has already reached an unimpressed Marissa. As Daisy and Louis help Tippy prepare for her speech, Griffin’s arrival blindsides everyone, especially Gus. Gala prep at Shimmering Lake takes an explosive turn, putting the entire showcase in jeopardy until Daisy offers an alternative that could save the day. Louis faces an unenviable decision. (1 EP, 2021)

The Larkins (Acorn TV Exclusive) – Weekly episodes every Monday Episode 5 of 6

With the imminent arrival of her sister, Ma is cleaning like a demon. Bertha and her family are firm suburbanites who despise the countryside and in particular dirt and animals. Things aren’t going very well between Mariette and Charley, so Tom makes his move. Meanwhile, Tom’s plans for Bluff Court are speeding ahead, and Ma and Bertha do some speeding of their own in a not-so-sisterly road race. (1 EP, 2021)

Cuffs – All episodes

This fresh contemporary 8-part cop show takes the audience on an exhilarating ride through the challenges of frontline policing in the vibrant and alternative seaside city of Brighton. Adrenalized and propulsive, the show is packed full of dramatic incidents and colorful characters as every episode sees cops put their lives on the line to protect the public; from a booby-trapped cannabis farm in a suburban semi, to an elderly farmer’s wife with a shotgun – this is a job fraught with danger. But the high stakes are also matched with more absurd altercations such as a middle-class dog-napping and naturists fighting on the beach. Starring Ashley Walters (Top Boy), Peter Sullivan (The Borgias), Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Jacob Ifan (Bang, A Discovery of Witches) and Shaun Dooley (Exile). (8 EPS, 2015)

Monday, January 10

Queens of Mystery, Season 2 (Acorn TV Original) | First of three 2-part mysteries – SEASON PREMIERE

Episodes One and Two – “Sparring with Death”

When Matilda (Florence Hall) investigates a murder at Wildemarsh Wellness Retreat, she finds several people with distinctly ill intentions towards each other. A second death leads Matilda to uncover a heart-wrenching tragedy, waiting to be avenged. (2 EPS, 2021)

The Larkins (Acorn TV Exclusive) – Weekly episodes every Monday Episode 6 of 7 – NEW SERIES

The Larkins dash to the railway station to stall Mariette’s departure to France. They convince her to stay for a donkey derby/gymkhana and cocktail party in a few days. The pressure is on for the Larkins – this has to be a magical social event that will change Mariette’s mind.  (1 EP, 2021)

Monday, January 17

Queens of Mystery, Season 2 (Acorn TV Original) | Second of three 2-part mysteries

Episodes Three and Four – “The Modern Art of Murder”

A body is discovered at the opening of a new art gallery where her Aunt Cat (Julie Graham) is exhibiting. Matilda’s interviews of the suspects don’t paint a pretty picture, but after a second murder at the gallery, she starts to realize there’s more to them than meets the eye. (2 EPS, 2021)

The Larkins Christmas Special (Acorn TV Exclusive) – 7 of 7 episodes

In the village, all the talk is of the pantomime and an ongoing spate of burglaries – Miss Pilchester, the Normans and Johnny Delamere are amongst the victims. Whilst PC Harness applies his limited gifts to finding the culprit, Mariette (Sabrina BartlettBridgerton) and Charley (Tok StephenSilent Witness) take their love to the next level. Pop (Bradley WalshDoctor Who) and Ma (Joanna ScanlanNo Offence) are overjoyed to have the pair back for Christmas, but when Charley’s parents arrive to meet the Larkin clan, and the entire village is left without lighting and heating following a power cut, chaos descends on the Larkins’ farm. (1 EP, 2021)

Republic of Doyle, Season 6 – All episodes

Republic of Doyle revolves around the deliciously dysfunctional Doyle family as they try to make it all work running a father and son private investigative agency… Starring Allan Hawco (Caught, Trojan Horse) and Sean McGinley (Richard Attenborough’s Closing The Ring, Bleak House). (13 EPS, 2014)

Monday, January 24

Queens of Mystery, Season 2 (Acorn TV Original)Third of three 2-part mysteries – SEASON FINALE

Episodes Five and Six – “The Raven”

Matilda investigates what appears to be a robbery with clues reminiscent of her own mother’s disappearance — and then Aunt Jane (Siobhan Redmond) finds a body and the case becomes a murder. But as Matilda searches for the identity of the killer, there are other parties, much closer to home, who’d prefer Matilda not disturb too many secrets. (2 EPS, 2021)

The Murder Maps, Season 1 – All episodes

This drama-doc series takes you back in time to the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history. Host Nicholas Day guides viewers into the world of the killer as we see how police ingenuity and early forensics helped bring them to justice. (4 EPS, 2015)

The Beautiful Lie – All episodes

Starring Sarah Snook (Succession), Rodger Corser (The Heart Guy), with Sophie Lowe (The Returned), and Benedict Samuel (The Walking Dead). This acclaimed drama is a reimagining of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina set in contemporary middle-class life, exploring the love-lives of both ‘happy’ and ‘unhappy’ families in all their mess and grandeur. The Beautiful Lie is more than a great love story – it’s a sprawling saga of adultery, scandal, manners and mayhem – about the fates of three enmeshed families across three generations. (6 EPS, 2015)

Monday, January 31

Help (Acorn TV Exclusive) – Film

In the Rose d’Or Award-winning film Help, young care worker, Sarah (Emmy® winner Jodie ComerKilling Eve, Free Guy), forms an unlikely bond with nursing home resident, Tony (Stephen GrahamThe North Water, Line of Duty), living with young onset dementia. But when the Covid-19 pandemic hits, her character and their relationship are put to the test under horrifying circumstances. Written by BAFTA winner Jack Thorne (Enola Holmes, His Dark Materials), Help also stars Ian Hart (The Terror, The Last Kingdom) and Lesley Sharp (Scott & Bailey, Three Girls).  (Film, 2021)

A Tale of Two Sisters – All episodes

This series explores some of history’s most iconic female figures and their sisters, as well as their legacy. (3 EPS, 2018)

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