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.
A town wrapped in secrets. (season 1)
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Did You Know?
Contrary to popular belief, Broadchurch is not based on or a remake of Danish show The Killing
(2007), 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
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
DS Ellie Miller
Most people have a moral compass.
DI Alec Hardy