Original seaside murder mystery ‘Whitstable Pearl’ is ready to arrive on Acorn TV
Starring Kerry Godliman (Ricky Gervais’ After Life) as the titular Pearl Nolan, the new six-part British detective drama Whitstable Pearl will make its exclusive worldwide debut with the first two episodes on Monday, May 24, 2021 on Acorn TV, AMC Networks’ acclaimed streaming service specializing in British and International television.
The series will debut day-in-date across Acorn TV internationally in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. Based on the much-loved novels The Whitstable Pearl Mystery and Disappearance at Oare by Julie Wassmer (EastEnders), Whitstable Pearl is brought to the screen for the first time by iconic Norwegian filmmaker Øystein Karlsen (Exit, Dag, Lilyhammer). New episodes of the six-part British detective drama will roll out on Mondays.
Here’s the official synopsis:
With her son grown, single mom Pearl (Godliman) pursues her lifelong dream and starts a private detective agency, which she runs from her family restaurant in the coastal town of Whitstable. Drawn by her caring nature, locals soon flock to her with all kinds of cases. But when a friend dies suspiciously, Pearl finds herself in conflict with gruff new cop in town DCI Mike McGuire (Howard Charles, The Musketeers, Liar, Shadow and Bone). The series also stars Frances Barber (Mr. Holmes, Silk, Doctor Who) as Pearl’s outspoken mother, Dolly.
This new series is set to be a game-changer for Acorn TV and with its mix of intense murder mystery thrills and lighter comedic moments is sure to lead to plenty of addictive moments for TV fans who are looking for something new to indulge in.
Watch the brand new trailer below:
Whitstable Pearl is set to premiere on May 24 on Acorn TV.