Acorn TV Australia: March 2021 Streaming Release Schedule

Left to Right: ‘Balthazar’, ‘The Miniaturist’ & ‘Black Box’

Australia, here’s your complete March 2021 release schedule for ACORN TV, the streaming service specialising in British and international television.

Monday, 1 March 2021
  • BALTHAZAR – SERIES 2 (AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE)




Suave, smart and somewhat strange, Raphaël Balthazar can make the dead speak like no one else. As a forensic pathologist in Paris, he works with no-nonsense chief inspector Hélène Bach to solve the city’s most disturbing crimes. But there’s one case that continues to haunt him – the murder of his wife over a decade ago.

  • BLACK BOX (AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE)




The brain is the ultimate black box, full of questions that science has yet to solve. And there is no one better to unwrap these magical mysteries than the beautiful and brilliant world-famous neurologist, Dr. Catherine Black (Kelly Reilly, Yellowstone). Part detective, part diagnostician, she will take us inside the world of people outside the norm.

  • THE MINIATURIST




Based on the acclaimed book, this “beautifully staged and expertly acted” (Los Angeles Times) drama set in 17th century Amsterdam follows young Nella Oortman (Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit, Emma.), newly married but neglected by her husband. Gifted with a dollhouse replica of their home, Nella begins to receive mysterious furnishings for it that hint at dark secrets within the household.

Monday, 8 March 2021
  • BLOOD – SERIES 2




Jim Hogan (Adrian Dunbar, Line of Duty) returns home a year later, stripped of his medical license and determined to make amends and reconnect with his family. He finds that his eldest daughter Fiona Crowley (Grainne Keenan, Victoria) is ailing, slowly succumbing to the same debilitating illness that afflicted her mother, and her husband Paul Crowley (Ian Lloyd Anderson, Love/Hate) is struggling. Jim’s determined efforts to make amends and reconnect with his family only seem to add to their grief and things worsen when he stumbles upon suspicious activity at the farm where Paul works. When Fiona’s car veers off the road and crashes into a canal, her family gather round to support her. But they are shocked to their core when Detective Dez Breen (Sean Duggan, The Lobster) arrives with news of a disturbing discovery.

  • ABOVE SUSPICION – SERIES 3 & 4

Kelly Reilly (Black Box, Yellowstone) and Ciarán Hinds (Game of Thrones) star in this riveting detective series from Prime Suspect creator Lynda La Plante. With thrilling storytelling and smouldering chemistry, it’s “easily one of the best detective shows on the box” (Wales on Sunday, UK).

  • WPC 56 – SEASON 1




As the first woman police constable to serve in her West Midlands hometown, Gina Dawson (Jennie Jacques, London Kills, Vikings) is determined to prove she belongs as a 1950s policewoman working in a man’s world. She’s excited to be the lead on cases, but her independent, outspoken style clashes with the expectations others have for her new assignment: to make the tea for the men and do their typing.

Monday, 15 March 2021
  • FINDING JOY – SERIES 2 (ACORN TV ORIGINAL / AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE)




This quirky, life-affirming comedy is back for a second series, with its cheeky sense of humour and loveable heroine played by series creator and much-loved Irish actress Amy Huberman.

  • IN DEEP – SERIES 1 (NEW TO STREAMING / EXCLUSIVE)




Liam Ketman (Nick Berry, EastEnders, Heartbeat) and Garth O’Hanlon (Stephen Tompkinson, Brassed Off, Wild at Heart) are two undercover detectives who do whatever it takes to gather evidence against various criminal targets.

  • MURPHY’S LAW – SERIES 1

Detective Tommy Murphy (James Nesbitt, Cold Feet, Bloodlands) has nothing left to lose. Guilt-ridden over the death of his young daughter, who was slain by the IRA, he flees to London to work undercover assignments for the Metropolitan Police in this gritty and “eminently watchable” (San Francisco Chronicle) mystery series.

Monday, 22 March 2021
  • MOVING ON – SERIES 9 & 10




From creator Jimmy McGovern, this drama series comprises stand-alone stories each revolving around people facing life-changing circumstances. The complete boxset series is now available on Acorn TV.

  • CODE OF A KILLER




This gripping three-part British police drama tells the true story of Alec Jeffreys’ discovery of DNA fingerprinting and its introductory use by Detective David Baker in catching the double murderer, Colin Pitchfork.

Monday, 29 March 2021
  • IN DEEP – SERIES 2 (NEW TO STREAMING / EXCLUSIVE)

Liam Ketman (Nick Berry, EastEnders, Heartbeat) and Garth O’Hanlon (Stephen Tompkinson, Brassed Off, Wild at Heart) are two undercover detectives who do whatever it takes to gather evidence against various criminal targets.

  • I, CLAUDIUS




Derek Jacobi (Gosford Park, Gladiator) stars in the hit 1976 BBC television adaptation of Robert Graves’ I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Following the history of the Roman Empire from approximately the death of Marcellus (24/23 B.C.) to Claudius’ own death in 54 A.D, the series also stars John Hurt (The Elephant Man, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Siân Phillips (Dune, The Age of Innocence), Brian Blessed (Blackadder, Much Ado About Nothing) and George Baker (The Spy Who Loved Me, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service).

  • RIVER




Stellan Skarsgård (Good Will Hunting, Mama Mia!) stars as John River, a brilliant police inspector whose genius lies side-by-side with the fragility of his mind. He is a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest. Nicola Walker (Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax) and Lesley Manville (The Crown, Misbehaviour) also star in this BBC series created and written by Primetime Emmy® winner Abi Morgan (The Iron Lady, Suffragette, Shame).