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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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 Alec Hardy / ... (24 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Ellie Miller / ... (24 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Beth Latimer (24 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Mark Latimer (24 episodes, 2013-2017)
Carolyn Pickles ...
 Maggie Radcliffe (23 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Rev. Paul Coates (23 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Chloe Latimer (20 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Tom Miller (20 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Joe Miller (18 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Olly Stevens (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Nige Carter (16 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Becca Fisher (13 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Lucy Stevens (12 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Susan Wright (10 episodes, 2013-2015)
Steve Bennett ...
 PC Bob Daniels / ... (10 episodes, 2013-2017)
Benji Yapp ...
 Fred Miller (10 episodes, 2013-2017)
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A seemingly calm and friendly seaside town becomes a town wrapped in secrets when the death of an eleven year old boy sparks an unwanted media frenzy. As the town's locals start to open up about what they do and don't know, it falls upon the police to catch the supposed killer.

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A town wrapped in secrets.

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7 August 2013 (USA)  »

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Убийство на пляже  »

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Several actors in Broadchurch have made appearances in the popular teen show 'Skins.' Olivia Coleman (Detective Miller) appears in the third and fourth season as Naomi's mother Gina. Pauline Quirke (Susan Wright) plays a detective in seasons 4 first episode and Jacob Anderson (Chloe's boyfriend) appears in generation 3's episode 'Mini' See more »

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Under UK court procedures a witness would not be allowed to view proceedings until they have given evidence. Throughout the trial characters are in the public gallery prior to being called to give evidence. See more »

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DS Ellie Miller: You don't eat fish and chips? What kind of Scot are you?
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Featured in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 18 April 2017 (2017) See more »

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An excellent British crime-drama
2 October 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Broadchurch is a fantastic and refreshing British crime-drama. The 8 part series can be complemented on its beautiful cinematography, compelling acting (particularly the performance of Olivia Colman) and a story that grips you. While the story can be somewhat depressing the depth of the characters and the well constructed plot makes it hard not to watch the series in one sitting. Furthermore, unlike other television shows centered on crime, Broadchurch leaves some subtle clues through out the later episodes, which allows viewers to indulge in guessing the killer. The only criticism is that some of the younger actors/actresses give flawed performances, but this is to be expected. I would highly recommend watching this show.


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