The quiet seaside town of Broadchurch is rocked by the murder of eleven year old boy Danny Latimer.
The investigation into Danny's death continues, but takes an unlikely turn when his father, Mark becomes a serious suspect, after his alibi fails to prove his whereabouts, and incriminating evidence of fingerprints and blood found at a summer house up on the cliffs seems to be evidence against him.
Someone confesses to strangling Danny after the boy threatened to expose the inappropriate attachment they were nurturing with the boy.
Mark is hauled into the police station for questioning, after being unable to account for his whereabouts on the night of Danny's death.
Following his collapse, Hardy awakens in the hospital and continues with the investigation, despite the growing concerns, suspicions and outrage of those around him, especially Ellie. With Susan in custody, they commence questioning and she reveals, eventually, that she saw Nigel place Danny's body on the beach.
Echo journalist Olly uncovers information about newsagent Jack, including the secret that he was jailed for sexually assaulting a minor before he lived in Broadchurch. Meanwhile, Maggie discovers a photo of Susan in her archive, where Susan is listed as Elaine Jones, throwing suspicion on a possible double life Nige confronts Susan, telling her to keep quiet about what happened. Does he know more than he is letting on?
Two detectives – the strong yet compassionate Detective Sergeant, Ellie Miller, and the by-the-book Detective Inspector, Alec Hardy – are brought together to solve the murder of an eleven year-old boy on a picturesque beach in a small coastal town. Under the glare of the media spotlight, the two race to find the killer, while the clock ticks and the mystery deepens.
The critically-acclaimed UK hit, starring David Tennant and award-winning Olivia Colman, is coming to BBC America this August. 'Broadchurch' premieres Wednesday, August 7 at 10pm/9c as part of 'Dramaville' and will run for 8 consecutive weeks.
What did Olivia do to prepare for her role as Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller on 'Broadchurch'? You may be surprised. Don't miss all-new episodes of 'Broadchurch' every Wednesday at 10/9c, only on BBC AMERICA.
What does 'Broadchurch' star Olivia Colman think about her character, DS Ellie Miller? Watch to find out. And don't miss all-new episdoes of 'Broadchurch' every Wednesday at 10/9c, only on BBC AMERICA.
Check out the major players of 'Broadchurch,' including David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Arthur Darvill, talk about their characters and the roles they play within the tight-knit community. Don't miss the premiere on Wednesday, August 7 at 10/9c.
Don't miss the next chapter of 'Broadchurch' as the story escalates into its shocking final moments. DS Miller is losing her patience and DI Hardy is at risk of being discharged. Will they be able to finish what they started? Watch it Wednesday, September 18 at 10/9c.
Watch what 'Broadchurch' stars David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Arthur Darvill and others have to say about the read-through process, and their thoughts on the very beginning of the making of the series. Don't miss the premiere August 7 at 10pm/9c.
Check out the extended trailer for the crime drama everyone is buzzing about. A UK hit with the critics and audience, 'Broadchurch,' starring David Tennant, is an edge of your seat murder mystery that will tug at your heartstrings. Check out the premiere on Wednesday, August 7 at 10pm/9c.
Don't miss the final chapter of 'Broadchurch,' where the killer of Danny Latimer is finally revealed in what has been a whirlwind murder mystery saga of epic proportions. Watch it Wednesday, September 25 at 10/9c.
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