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Broadchurch

  • 2016
  • Season 3
  • 8 episodes
  • Crime/detective
  • Mystery

Summary

In the third series of the Bafta award-winning drama set in a Dorset seaside resort, DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller are called to investigate a serious sexual assault.

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Episode 3: Broadchurch

Summary

Hardy and Ellie appeal to Trish to be more open with them as she may have information that - although not related to the attack - could help the investigation, but she is unwilling to co-operate. The officers of Broadchurch CID are slowly making their way through the painstaking process of interviewing witnesses and collecting statements and start to uncover inconsistencies and lies - and previously hidden connections between Trish and some suspects. Crime drama, with David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Julie Hesmondhalgh.

Review

The shockwaves from Trish Winterman’s rape pulse through Broadchurch, where lives are woven together through long years of friendship and acquaintance. But suspicion casts a toxic cloud over those glowing bronze cliffs.

As the dogged Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller (David Tennant and Olivia Colman) interview men who were at the 50th-birthday party where Trish was attacked, the audience sees other sides to the suspects: the hurried meetings, the shifty glances, the obfuscation.

Trish (Julie Hesmondhalgh) hangs on to a secret, and is being menaced by someone we don’t see while her friends begin to doubt one another. It was Cath’s (Sarah Parish) party and she’s brittle with distrust of her own husband. Other male guests, including Trish’s employer, farm shop owner Ed (Lenny Henry), sound hollow and grudging.

It’s a great story with some punching surprises and moments of poignancy when you least expect them.

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2017-03-13
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Credits

Cast

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DS Ellie MillerOlivia Colman
DI Alec HardyDavid Tennant
Trish WintermanJulie Hesmondhalgh
Ian WintermanCharlie Higson
Beth LatimerJodie Whittaker
Mark LatimerAndrew Buchan
Cath AtwoodSarah Parish
Jim AtwoodMark Bazeley
Ed BurnettLenny Henry
DC Katie HarfordGeorgina Campbell
Rev Paul CoatesArthur Darvill
Chloe LatimerCharlotte Beaumont
Tom MillerAdam Wilson
David BarrettRoy Hudd
Leah WintermanHannah Millward
Sarah ElseyCharlotte Lucas
DanielJasper Meehan
CharlieAaron May
Michael LucasDeon Lee-Williams
Fred MillerBenji Yapp
Arthur TamworthRichard Hope
Chas the cookCharles Babalola
Lizzie LatimerEmily Allison
Ben HaywoodWilliam Andrews
Alex the musoMatthew Hopkinson
Clive LucasSebastian Armesto
Lindsay LucasBecky Brunning
Leo HumphriesChris Mason

Crew

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DirectorPaul Andrew Williams
Executive producerJane Featherstone
Executive producerChris Chibnall
ProducerDan Winch
WriterChris Chibnall

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  • Summary

    Hardy and Ellie appeal to Trish to be more open with them as she may have information that - although not related to the attack - could help the investigation, but she is unwilling to co-operate. The officers of Broadchurch CID are slowly making their way through the painstaking process of interviewing witnesses and collecting statements and start to uncover inconsistencies and lies - and previously hidden connections between Trish and some suspects. Crime drama, with David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Julie Hesmondhalgh.

    Review

    The shockwaves from Trish Winterman’s rape pulse through Broadchurch, where lives are woven together through long years of friendship and acquaintance. But suspicion casts a toxic cloud over those glowing bronze cliffs.

    As the dogged Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller (David Tennant and Olivia Colman) interview men who were at the 50th-birthday party where Trish was attacked, the audience sees other sides to the suspects: the hurried meetings, the shifty glances, the obfuscation.

    Trish (Julie Hesmondhalgh) hangs on to a secret, and is being menaced by someone we don’t see while her friends begin to doubt one another. It was Cath’s (Sarah Parish) party and she’s brittle with distrust of her own husband. Other male guests, including Trish’s employer, farm shop owner Ed (Lenny Henry), sound hollow and grudging.

    It’s a great story with some punching surprises and moments of poignancy when you least expect them.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Released on
    2017-03-13
    Languages
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    DS Ellie MillerOlivia Colman
    DI Alec HardyDavid Tennant
    Trish WintermanJulie Hesmondhalgh
    Ian WintermanCharlie Higson
    Beth LatimerJodie Whittaker
    Mark LatimerAndrew Buchan
    Cath AtwoodSarah Parish
    Jim AtwoodMark Bazeley
    Ed BurnettLenny Henry
    DC Katie HarfordGeorgina Campbell
    Rev Paul CoatesArthur Darvill
    Chloe LatimerCharlotte Beaumont
    Tom MillerAdam Wilson
    David BarrettRoy Hudd
    Leah WintermanHannah Millward
    Sarah ElseyCharlotte Lucas
    DanielJasper Meehan
    CharlieAaron May
    Michael LucasDeon Lee-Williams
    Fred MillerBenji Yapp
    Arthur TamworthRichard Hope
    Chas the cookCharles Babalola
    Lizzie LatimerEmily Allison
    Ben HaywoodWilliam Andrews
    Alex the musoMatthew Hopkinson
    Clive LucasSebastian Armesto
    Lindsay LucasBecky Brunning
    Leo HumphriesChris Mason

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorPaul Andrew Williams
    Executive producerJane Featherstone
    Executive producerChris Chibnall
    ProducerDan Winch
    WriterChris Chibnall
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