Acorn TV Patron Page

Unlimited Access to the Best in British TV and Film

Hailed as a “glorious streaming service … an essential must-have” by The Hollywood Reporter, Acorn TV streams world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond, including a full slate of original and exclusive programming. With thousands of hours of commercial-free programming and new shows added weekly, there’s always something to watch!

  • 80+ exclusive shows, including A Place to Call Home, The Brokenwood Mysteries, Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime, Detectorists, and Jack Irish.
  • See them first: Acorn TV streams the latest seasons of fan favorites like Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, Inspector George Gently, Vera, Murdoch Mysteries, and more.
  • Acorn TV originals, including Loch Ness, Striking Out, Agatha Raisin, The Level, and more.
  • Enjoy Acorn TV’s curated collections.
  • Add shows to your personal watch list for later viewing.
  • Share your favorite shows and episodes.
  • All you need is an internet connection and a desktop or device to watch online. Acorn TV is currently available on laptops, desktops, and tablets via browser.

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Here’s how to access Acorn TV from your mobile device:
  1. If you haven’t already, download the RBdigital app from the app store.   
  2. Open the RBdigital app and follow the prompts.
  3. Open the menu and tap ENTERTAINMENT.
  4. Select Acorn TV - British TV and tap ACCESS to open in a browser tab.


Here’s how to access Acorn TV from your desktop computer:
  1. Access your library’s RBdigital collection via browser.
  2. Click SIGN IN and enter your username and password.
  3. RBdigital will open to your library collection homepage.
  4. Open the menu and click ENTERTAINMENT.
  5. Select Acorn TV - British TV and click ACCESS.
If you haven’t already, here’s how to register for an RBdigital account:
  1. Access your library’s RBdigital collection via browser.
  2. Choose REGISTER to create an account.
  3. Enter your library and user information.
  4. Click REGISTER.

Click on the resources in the right sidebar for more detailed instructions on how to access Acorn TV or register for an RBdigital account, or contact our support team with questions at or 877-772-8346.

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