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The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
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Contrary to popular belief, Broadchurch is not based on or a remake of Danish show The Killing, and the script for Broadchurch actually predates The Killing by at least five years. Chris Chibnall originally had the idea for Broadchurch and started working on the script in 2002. However it took him ten years to get the show on air. See more
At several points in the series, during interrogations Ellie refers to the recording device on the table as "the tape", when it is clearly an audio CD recorder, not a tape machine. See more