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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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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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Features three actors who have portrayed The Doctor in the long running sci-fi series Doctor Who. David Tennant (Alec Hardy) portrayed The Tenth Doctor between 2005 and 2010, David Bradley (Jack Marshall) portrayed The First Doctor (originally portrayed by William Hartnell) in the 2017 Christmas Special alongside Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi, who will regenerate into incoming Thirteenth Doctor Jodie Whittaker (Beth Latimer). 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: Most people have a moral compass.
DI Alec Hardy: Compasses break.
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Referenced in Britain's Got More Talent: Episode #9.2 (2015) See more »

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An excellent British crime-drama
2 October 2013 | by 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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