Crime, Drama, Mystery
James Strong, Euros Lyn, Mike Barker, Jessica Hobbs, Jonathan Teplitzky, Paul Andrew Williams, Lewis Arnold
Chris Chibnall, Louise Fox
Jane Featherstone, Richard Stokes, Chris Chibnall, Catrin Lewis Defis, James Strong, Chris Ballantyne, Gina Marsh, Dan Winch, Sam Hoyle
David Tennant - Alec Hardy (24 episodes 2013-2017), Olivia Colman - Ellie Miller (24 episodes 2013-2017), Jodie Whittaker - Beth Latimer (24 episodes 2013-2017), Andrew Buchan - Mark Latimer (24 episodes 2013-2017), Carolyn Pickles - Maggie Radcliffe (24 episodes 2013-2017), Arthur Darvill - Rev. Paul Coates (24 episodes 2013-2017), Adam Wilson - Tom Miller (23 episodes 2013-2017), Jonathan Bailey - Olly Stevens (16 episodes 2013-2015), Matthew Gravelle - Joe Miller (16 episodes 2013-2015), Joe Sims - Nige Carter (14 episodes 2013-2015), Charlotte Beaumont - Chloe Latimer (14 episodes 2013-2017), Simone McAullay - Becca Fisher (13 episodes 2013-2015), Tanya Franks - Lucy Stevens (12 episodes 2013-2015), Pauline Quirke - Susan Wright (10 episodes 2013-2015), Hannah Rae - Daisy Hardy (9 episodes 2015-2017), Phoebe Waller-Bridge - Abby Thompson (8 episodes 2015), Charlotte Rampling - Jocelyn Knight (8 episodes 2015), Eve Myles - Claire Ripley (8 episodes 2015), William Andrews - Ben Haywood (8 episodes 2015), Marianne Jean-Baptiste - Sharon Bishop (8 episodes 2015), James D'Arcy - Lee Ashworth (8 episodes 2015), Peter De Jersey - SOCO Brian Young (8 episodes 2013-2017), Steve Bennett - PC Bob Daniels (8 episodes 2013-2017), Benji Yapp - Fred Miller (8 episodes 2013-2017), Lenny Henry - Ed Burnett (8 episodes 2017), Susan Brown - Liz Roper (7 episodes 2013), Will Mellor - Steve Connelly (7 episodes 2013), Vicky McClure - Karen White (7 episodes 2013), Meera Syal - Judge Sonia Sharma (7 episodes 2015), Hollie Burgess - Pippa Gillespie (7 episodes 2015), Oskar McNamara - Danny Latimer (7 episodes 2013-2015), Lucas Hare - Clerk of the Court (6 episodes 2015), Jacob Anderson - Dean Thomas (6 episodes 2013), Simon Ludders - Trevor Smith (6 episodes 2013), Amanda Drew - Cate Gillespie (6 episodes 2013-2015), Shaun Dooley - Ricky Gillespie (6 episodes 2015), Paul Blackwell - Court Guard (6 episodes 2015), David Bradley - Jack Marshall (5 episodes 2013), Eliza Bennett - Lisa Newbery (5 episodes 2015), Tracey Childs - CS Elaine Jenkinson (4 episodes 2013), Lucy Cohu - Tess Henchard (4 episodes 2015), Marcus Garvey - Pete Lawson (4 episodes 2013), Sanchia McCormack - Nicky Smith (4 episodes 2013), Simon Rouse - Len Danvers (3 episodes 2013), Bill Fellows - Laurie (3 episodes 2013), Alfie Stansfield - Fred Miller (3 episodes 2015), Marley Stansfield - Fred Miller (3 episodes 2015), Richard Hope - Arthur Tamworth (3 episodes 2017), Jasper Jenkins - Lizzie Latimer (2 episodes 2015), Milo Jenkins - Lizzie Latimer (2 episodes 2015), Gbemisola Ikumelo - WPC Stewart (2 episodes 2015), Ava Priddis - Lizzie Latimer (2 episodes 2015), Millie Priddis - Lizzie Latimer (2 episodes 2015), Nakay Kpaka - Jonah Bishop (2 episodes 2015), Tom Rosenthal - Gary Thorp (2 episodes 2015), Thomas Parker - Lizzie Latimer (2 episodes 2015), Tyler Parker - Lizzie Latimer (2 episodes 2015), Bailey - Vince (2 episodes 2013), Jenny Bede - Laura (2 episodes 2015), Bern Collaco - Security Guard with Defendant (2 episodes 2015), Simone Ashley - Dana (2 episodes 2017), Charles Babalola - Chaz (2 episodes 2017), Matthew Hopkinson - Alex (2 episodes 2017), Hara Yannas - Jenna Mayford (2 episodes 2017), Janet Dibley - Chaz Moore (1 episode 2015), Natasha Sparkes - Tiffany Evans (1 episode 2015), Roger Ringrose - Alan (1 episode 2015), Nadia Williams - Ultrasound Nurse (1 episode 2013), Jack Ashton - Kevin Green (1 episode 2013), Daphne Neville - Margery Knight (1 episode 2015), Phil Nice - Andrew Darlington (1 episode 2015), Thusitha Jayasundera - Adhika (1 episode 2015), Moray Hunter - Dr. Martin Baxter (1 episode 2013), Alec Nicholls - Farmer (1 episode 2013), Daniel Hill - Judge Bennett (1 episode 2015), Farzana Dua Elahe - Teacher (1 episode 2013), Roger Heathcott - Old Man (1 episode 2013), Nicole Arumugam - Woman Driver (1 episode 2013), Adjoa Andoh - Julie (1 episode 2015), David Sibley - Dr. James Lovegood (1 episode 2013), Ian Axton - News Reporter (1 episode 2015), Brendan Murphy - Waiter (1 episode 2015), Alfred Enoch - Sam Taylor (1 episode 2013), Stuart Davidson - Lawyer (1 episode 2015), Emily Alison - Lizzie Latimer (1 episode 2017), Sebastian Armesto - Clive Lucas (1 episode 2017), Mark Bazeley - Jim Atwood (1 episode 2017), Georgina Campbell - DC Katie Harford (1 episode 2017), Julie Cox - Angela Dyer (1 episode 2017), Andrea Hall - Anna Palmer (1 episode 2017), Julie Hesmondhalgh - Trish Winterman (1 episode 2017), Charlie Higson - Ian Winterman (1 episode 2017), Roy Hudd - David Barrett (1 episode 2017), Jasper Meehan - Daniel (1 episode 2017), Sarah Parish - Cath Atwood (1 episode 2017), Guillaume Rivaud - Journalist (1 episode 2017), Sunetra Sarker - Sahana Harrison (1 episode 2017), Jane Whittenshaw - Linda (1 episode 2017), Kumud Pant - Court Guard (uncredited) (6 episodes 2015), Chris Cowlin - Police Officer (uncredited) (4 episodes 2013), Anthony Farrelly - Arresting Police Officer (uncredited) (3 episodes 2013-2015), Ajaz Aslam - DCI Nish Desai (uncredited) (3 episodes 2013), Lee Asquith-Coe - Broadchurch Police Officer (uncredited) (3 episodes 2013), Lucy Trotman - Local (uncredited) (3 episodes 2013), Boyd Rogers - Paparazzi (uncredited) (2 episodes 2013-2015), Clem So - Townsfolk (uncredited) (2 episodes 2013), Michael Altoft - Police Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Beverley Beck - Assistant Pathologist (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Hannah Blamires - Police Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Katherine Denkinson - Passer-By (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Simon Blood DeVay - Frank Harris (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Sorrel Golding - Jack's Wife (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Shane Hart - Police Driver (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Jessie Hawkes - Teenager (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Jason Jones - Police Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Julian Klinger - SGT Andrew Scott (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Stuart Mulcaster - Police Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Leah Perkins - Police Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Alex Scriven - Police Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Kris Sommerville - Traffic Cop (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Scott Stevenson - Driver (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Nick Thomas-Webster - Police Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Anna Treasure - Anna - CID Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Steve Walsh - Townsfolk (uncredited) (1 episode 2013), Alan Bond - Defendant's Solicitor (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Stephanie Clift - Katie (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), David Ellis - Court Visitor (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Wayne Gibbon - Passer-by (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Abigail Hardingham - Madeline (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Warren Hicks - Party Goer (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Amanda Langton - Police Officer (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Jim Lawrence - Prisoner (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Adam Leese - Neil Stanley (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Emma-Rose Payne - Press (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), David Rowlands - Court Security (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Vic Waghorn - Prisoner (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Ryan Wembridge - Court Room Civillian (uncredited) (1 episode 2015), Benjamin Woof - Family Man (uncredited) (1 episode 2015)
- Série 1: 1. Episode #1.1 (2013). As the Dorset resort of Broadchurch prepares for the summer season 11-year old Danny Latimer goes missing. Local detective sergeant Ellie Miller returns from holiday with her husband and son to find her desired promotion to inspector has gone to outsider Alec Hardy, anxious to prove himself after gaining a poor reputation. When Danny's corpse is found on a beach the two police officers must tell his parents, Beth and Mark, sister Chloe and grandmother Liz. For Ellie it is especially hard as they are family friends. She is also irked by Hardy's brusque manner with suspects and tendency to call her by her surname. Ellie's nephew, Olly Stevens, cub reporter for the Broadchurch Echo, throws a spanner in the works when he latches onto the investigation and mentions the victim's name on Twitter. This attracts the attention of Karen White from the national Daily Herald, seeking a human interest story, and she arrives at the press conference where Hardy, convinced that Danny was abducted from...
- Série 1: 2. Episode #1.2 (2013). When Echo editor Maggie Radcliffe refuses to let Karen in on local coverage of the murder Karen taps Olly, using the bait that she can advance his career. Ellie finds cocaine and money hidden in Chloe's room and whilst Chloe will not divulge her supplier she admits she got it on behalf of hotelier Becca Fisher for a guest. She is protecting the source, boyfriend Dean Thomas, and she too is approached by Karen in the guise of friendship. Beth, reeling under the twin pressures of grief and excessive community sympathy, confesses to vicar Paul that she is pregnant and accepts his offer to be a confidant. Hardy's investigation leads him to caravan dweller Susan Wright, living near the murder scene, though he does not see the skateboard in her cupboard. He and Ellie are still at odds over dealing with the case though both are suspicious when telephone engineer and alleged psychic Steve Connelly tells them Danny died in a boat in water. Newsagent Jack Marshall, for whom Danny did a paper ...
- Série 1: 3. Episode #1.3 (2013). Hardy continues to irritate Ellie, especially when he gets her to sit in on Mark's interview. Mark explains his finger-prints were at the murder scene because he did some work there but key-holder Susan Wright denies letting him in and work-mate Nige destroys his alibi. However hotelier Becca Fisher comes forward to admit to an affair with Mark, thus giving him a new alibi. Following Steve's theory the police find that Mark does have a boat, stained with Danny's blood though Mark explains he cut himself on a fishing trip. Beth is approached by Steve, who tells her Danny was killed by somebody close to him, increasing her doubts about her husband. Meanwhile Karen, unable to get any locals to speak to her, tells Maggie and Olly she is gunning for Hardy after he failed to solve a similar case and Hardy tells his doctor he has taken on this investigation as a 'penance'. He does nonetheless accepts a dinner invitation with Ellie and her family.
- Série 1: 4. Episode #1.4 (2013). The charred remains of a boat washing up on shore persuades Steve to ask Hardy to take him seriously, but since Steve has a previous record for fraud, he is ignored though Hardy believes DNA on the boat will lead to Danny's killer. Olly finds evidence that newsagent Jack was tried for sex with a minor and Maggie finds a photo of Jack with his scout troop, assisted by one Elaine Jones, now calling herself Susan Wright, but Susan threatens Maggie to back off and seems to have a hold on Nige. Hardy goes for dinner with the Millers and the atmosphere softens but on returning to his hotel he collapses and Becca takes him to hospital though he is anxious nobody knows he is ill. Both he and Ellie are shocked to find that Karen has persuaded Beth to give an emotive story to her paper, as a result of which the national press flocks to Paul's memorial service for Danny. Ellie tells Hardy that evidence on the boat links to a child killing in the area where Jack once lived - as Jack burns all his...
- Série 1: 5. Episode #1.5 (2013). More clues come to light - cigarette butts found near the body and the fact that the burnt-out boat belonged to Ellie's ex- brother-in-law who left his wife Lucy, Olly's mother in debt when he left town. At the same time Tom, Ellie's son, meets Susan Wright, who offers to let him walk her dog. Beth threatens Becca over her affair with Mark and is restrained by Paul. She tells Mark she does not want his baby but later they reconcile over family photos. Jack Marshall comes under increasing suspicion as Karen tutors Olly - with whom she has sex - into writing a piece on the newsagent for her paper. Chloe is convinced of Jack's guilt after boyfriend Dean says Jack was always touching the sea scout boys but Jack later admits to the police and to Mark that his previous conviction was for having sex with a young girl, whom he later married. They had a son who died in a car crash aged six and the boys he hugged are substitutes for his dead son. Not everybody is convinced and a hate campaign ...
- Série 1: 6. Episode #1.6 (2013). Following Jack's suicide Hardy is dubbed the worst cop in England by tabloids. The town turns out to the funeral, Karen's presence, since she has returned to London being unwelcome in view of her piece on Jack. Paul's sermon lambastes Jack's persecutors but Hardy, seeing him close to sea scouts, is suspicious and discovers that the young vicar is a reformed alcoholic who hit a boy when he was still drinking. As summer turns to autumn Beth bonds with Cate Gillespie, the mother of another murdered child, who hates Hardy for his ineptitude in handling her case. Maggie and Olly discover damning evidence regarding Susan's ex-husband and after she has given Tom Danny's skateboard, saying she was looking after it, she is brought in by the police, Nige stealing her dog. Ellie and Hardy are called out when an intruder is sighted at the murder scene but he evades them and Hardy collapses again.
- Série 1: 7. Episode #1.7 (2013). Hardy wakes in hospital and confesses to Ellie that he has heart arrhythmia but feels he must see the case through and quickly returns to work. He later tells Maggie and Olly that it was his ex- wife, also a police officer, who ruined the Gillespie case and he took the blame for her. Ellie questions Susan, who mistrusts the police after her husband killed their daughter and hanged himself in prison. She is certain that, whilst out walking her dog at night and smoking cigarettes, she saw Nige bring Danny's body ashore in a boat. She also informs the police that she believes Nige is the son she gave up for adoption and that he has inherited his father's murderous ways. Paul advises Beth not to reject her unborn baby and she and Mark feel happier after seeing the results of her scan. Paul also gives Hardy Tom's lap-top, which the boy was trying to destroy and informs him that Tom said he hated Danny. Working late and alone, Hardy receives an important email.
- Série 1: 8. Episode #1.8 (2013). Hardy finds Tom's computer, which reveals that he fell out with Danny after the latter found a new friend. At the same time, following an email Hardy traces Danny's phone to the person Ellie's sister Lucy saw dispose of a bundle on the night of the killing. This is the new friend, who makes a confession tying in with what Susan thought she saw and with Steve's psychic vision, a person whose repressed love for Danny led to a terrible conclusion after Danny threatened to expose the relationship. Shock, rather than relief, takes hold of Broadchurch as a result before the town comes together to light beacons in Danny's memory.
- Série 2: 1. Returning Home (2015).
- Série 2: 2. Episode #2.2 (2015).
- Série 2: 3. Episode #2.3 (2015). Hardy is doubly annoyed when Claire appears to be happy to go on seeing Ashworth and Ashworth himself declares his intention to stay in Broadchurch, seeking Hardy's help to try and clear his name. Rejected by Beth Ellie has a night out with Claire and learns the truth about the night the two girls were killed. Next day the trial continues with both barristers having family secrets not known to the public. Ellie takes the stand and has a hard time as Sharon Bishop tries to discredit her.
- Série 2: 4. Episode #2.4 (2015). Hardy is annoyed when reporter Olly questions him about Ashworth's return to Broadchurch whilst Ashworth himself confronts Ellie with accusations regarding Claire and Hardy and the prosecution closes its case with Jocelyn revealing to Beth why she was happy to act. Meanwhile Claire disobeys Hardy's instructions not to see Ashworth as Hardy and Ellie travel to Sandbrook to warn Cate Gillespie, mother of one of the victims, that Ashworth is back in the area. Cate is separated from her husband Ricky and tells Hardy something that could throw doubt on a certain party's guilt. As Sharon Bishop begins her defence a former Broadchurch resident returns to give evidence which stuns everybody.
- Série 2: 5. Episode #2.5 (2015). The surprise defence witness proves to be a liability and vicar Paul, whilst encouraging Beth to address a group of bereaved parents, refuses to testify on Joe's behalf. His son Tom is happy to do so but before he can take the stand a bitter argument breaks out between the two barristers, reopening old wounds and making winning the case personal. Ellie determines to solve the Sandbrook case, establishing that Claire may have lied to protect Ashworth and that Ricky Gillespie, father of one of the victims, may not be as innocent as first thought. Her sleuthing leads her and Hardy to a sinister location.
- Série 2: 6. Episode #2.6 (2015). Tom takes the stand, initially putting Mark in a bad light until Jocelyn questions him but when Mark gives his evidence it almost derails the trial and his marriage, though it reconciles Ellie with Beth and Tom. Meanwhile Jocelyn receives double bad news. Hardy and Ellie find evidence to connect Pippa to Ashworth and Claire, the latter now proving to be very unreliable. Whilst one of Sharon's team dishes the dirt on a local resident Hardy is released from hospital after having a pace-maker fitted and is reacquainted with former colleague and ex-wife Tess Henchard.
- Série 2: 7. Episode #2.7 (2015). Hardy is jubilant when the Sandbrook case is officially reopened and, although Claire is evasive when Ellie puts her findings to her, he elicits a confession from her which derails her relationship with Lee Ashworth. Hardy and Ellie also track down Gary Thorp, obsessive boyfriend of one of the victims who now comes into the frame along with the Gillespies. Sharon recalls Ellie to the stand and again tries desperately to discredit her but Jocelyn counters by questioning why Joe was not chosen to give evidence. The jury retires to reach a verdict but just as they return Claire arrives at the court with something for Hardy.
- Série 2: 8. Episode #2.8 (2015). The jury delivers its verdict on Joe Miller, leading to a bitter exchange between the winning and losing barristers. Meanwhile Hardy arrests Claire on the strength of the evidence she has brought him and interviews her, finding she has links to more than one of the suspects in the Sandbrook case, the next step being to charge Lee Ashworth. Assisted by a still emotional Ellie and now driven to the point of obsession he questions Ashworth and finally solves who killed the two young girls in Sandbrook, putting an end to two years of torment. Broadchurch itself now reverberates to the end of the murder trial and its result, as the residents attempt to move on with their lives.
- Série 3: 1. Episode #3.1 (2017). Divorcee Trish Winterman is raped on her way home from her friend Cath Atwood's party but takes three days before reporting it, due to shock and shame. She can give Ellie and Hardy no clue as to her attacker. They interview Cath and her husband Jim, along with Trish's employer Ed Burnett, but none can offer any ideas as to the identity of the rapist. The case is interrupted when Ellie faces a family crisis but then she is given information by Trish, suggesting the culprit singled her out for the attack.
- Série 3: 2. Episode #3.2 (2017).
- Série 3: 3. Episode #3.3.
- Série 3: 4. Episode #3.4.
- Série 3: 5. Episode #3.5.
- Série 3: 6. Episode #3.6.
- Série 3: 7. Episode #3.7.
- Série 3: 8. Episode #3.8.