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Acorn Media UK

Acorn Media UK
Industry Entertainment retail
Founded London, England, in 1997
Founder(s) Acorn Media Group
Headquarters Clapham, London, England, United Kingdom
Number of locations 16 Welmar Mews, 154 Clapham Park Road, London, SW4 7DD
Area served United Kingdom
Key people  • Miguel Penella (Chief Executive Officer, Acorn Media Group)
 • John Lorenz (Vice Chairman, Acorn Media Group)
 • Peter Edwards (Founder and Chairman, Acorn Media Group)
 • Paul Holland (Managing Director, Acorn Media UK)
 • Karin Marelle (Acquisitions & Commercial Director, Acorn Media UK)
Products DVDs
Parent RLJ Entertainment

Acorn Media UK is an English company that publishes and distributes DVDs, as well as selling home-video products with a particular focus on British television.


The company was founded in 1997 when Lesley Fromant set up a branch of parent company Acorn Media Group in the United Kingdom.

As of 2011, it distributed products to DVD High Street and online retailers. It also publishes its own direct-mail catalogues, which include both DVDs and gift items.

In 2009, the company was, according to figures produced by the Official Charts Company shown to be one of the top-five fastest-growing DVD companies in the UK.

In the market-share data for the second quarter of 2010, the company recorded its highest-ever share of the UK market.


The company publishes television titles (in either individual or box-set formats) including:



Classic dramas

Period dramas

Special interest

See also


External links

  • , the company's official website
  • Internet Movie Database
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