Skip to Main Content
Skip to Main Navigation
Skip to Footer
Sign in / Register
TV On Demand
Film on TV
Film On Demand
E1 of 8
Series 2 - Episode 1
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Pinterest
Share on Google Plus
Share on Reddit
Email to a friend
It’s hard to remember when a television series was anticipated with such breathless expectation as
2, shown earlier this year. Chris Chibnall’s masterly first series two years previously had been a huge hit, talk-about TV at its best.
So series two had much to live up to and inevitably didn’t please everyone. But it stands up to a second viewing, as we eavesdrop on the aftermath of the murder of young Danny Latimer, opening with the prosecution of his killer. Detective Alec Hardy (David Tennant) is back, along with the understandably angry and harrowed Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) as she desperately tries to hold her family together and face the judgement of her community.
Second series of the acclaimed crime drama set in a Dorset seaside town. The murder of 11-year-old Danny Latimer rocked Broadchurch, as DI Alec Hardy - still haunted by the collapse of a previous case - was put in charge of the investigation. Many local residents came under suspicion, including the victim's father Mark, before Joe Miller finally gave a lengthy confession, ending weeks of speculation. In this first episode, Miller shocks everyone by pleading not guilty. David Tennant and Olivia Colman star.
Cast & Crew
Rev Paul Coates
Full Episode Guide
Why Jodie Whittaker topped the Radio Times TV 100
From Broadchurch and Trust Me to the little matter of a new job in the Tardis, it's been an eventful twelve months for our winner... with much more yet to come
Broadchurch: where we left the characters at the end of series two
Broadchurch: is it OK to play whodunit with a storyline about rape?
Meet the cast of Broadchurch series 3
TV dramas have gone too far in portraying men as irredeemably awful
Where is Broadchurch filmed? Our guide to the stunning Dorset locations in the ITV drama
Broadchurch episode 7: Whose DNA is on that sock?
Broadchurch series 3 episode 7 review: a moving show of female solidarity as the net closes in on Trish's attacker
11 burning questions we have after Broadchurch series 3 episode 1
Broadchurch: who are the suspects?
9 burning questions we have after Broadchurch series 3 episode 2
Broadchurch: Who plays Laura Benson?