The best British shows to binge on Acorn TV

The streaming service Acorn TV has revealed a new slate of captivating drama and crime thrillers for British television lovers. Show lineup includes; Victoria, Line of Duty, Foyle’s War, Doc Martin, and award-winning comedy Detectorists.

“The most robust, reliable selection of European, British, Canadian and Australian shows,” according to the New York Times. Acorn TV carefully curates a world-class library of enchanting thrillers, addictive dramas and intriguing mysteries to offer Kiwi audiences’ easy access to their favourite British shows all in one place.

Highlights include; season one of British sci-fi drama Humans, starring Crazy Rich Asians’ Gemma Chan, all three seasons of Irish detective drama Jack Taylor, starring Game of Thrones’ Iain Glen, the first two seasons of popular, long-running medical comedy drama Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes, and season one of critically acclaimed costume drama, Victoria.

It’s no secret that Kiwis feel connected to Britain through our ancestry but also through our shared love for dark humour, obsession with the weather, and our love for a cup of tea. Acorn TV has ensured that its viewers are never left waiting – with new shows with great drama being added continually to the lineup in the coming months.