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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 4: Broadchurch

Summary

Trish returns to the scene of the crime in the hope it will prompt her to remember something more about the attack, while DC Katie Harford thinks she has a strong lead when she discovers a new suspect who doesn't have an alibi. Cath reveals interesting new information about the night of her party, while a match is made for the male DNA found on Trish. An unknown woman walks into the police station - and delivers some devastating new information when interviewed by Ellie and Hardy. Crime drama, starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Julie Hesmondhalgh.

Review

So many suspects and witnesses, in so many smart, tidy, sun-bright suburban kitchens, the backdrops to Broadchurch’s crumbling marriages.

Like that of brisk, brittle Cath Atwood (Sarah Parish), who busies herself organising a beach football match-cum-picnic to bring the torn community together. Though you can tell by the arrangement of detective Ellie Miller’s features that she thinks it’s a tasteless idea. And Cath’s reaction to a question about her relationship with husband Jim rocks both Ellie and Alec Hardy.

As Chris Chibnall’s story builds remorselessly, pulling at the tension, he throws in a new suspect, a devious creep called Aaron Mayford (Horrible Histories’ Jim Howick). As for rape survivor Trish (Julie Hesmondhalgh), she visits the crime scene with Ellie and Alec.

When threads of memory return and she remembers her pre-attack self, Trish utters a sentence filled with a cargo of sadness: “I was so happy that night…”

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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
Clive LucasSebastian Armesto
DC Katie HarfordGeorgina Campbell
Maggie RadcliffeCarolyn Pickles
Rev Paul CoatesArthur Darvill
Chloe LatimerCharlotte Beaumont
Tom MillerAdam Wilson
Chas the cookCharles Babalola
Arthur TamworthRichard Hope
Leah WintermanHannah Millward
Nige CarterJoe Sims
CharlieAaron May
David BarrettRoy Hudd
Michael LucasDeon Lee-Williams
DanielJasper Meehan
Daisy HardyHannah Rae
Lindsay LucasBecky Brunning
Leo HumphriesChris Mason
Sarah ElseyCharlotte Lucas
Uniform BobSteve Bennett
DanaSimone Ashley
Jenna MayfordHara Yannas
Aaron MayfordJim Howick
Nick FoulkesSimon Cook
ZoeElen Rhys
Laura BensonKelly Gough

Crew

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DirectorDaniel Nettheim
Executive producerJane Featherstone
Executive producerChris Chibnall
ProducerDan Winch
WriterChris Chibnall

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  • Summary

    Trish returns to the scene of the crime in the hope it will prompt her to remember something more about the attack, while DC Katie Harford thinks she has a strong lead when she discovers a new suspect who doesn't have an alibi. Cath reveals interesting new information about the night of her party, while a match is made for the male DNA found on Trish. An unknown woman walks into the police station - and delivers some devastating new information when interviewed by Ellie and Hardy. Crime drama, starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Julie Hesmondhalgh.

    Review

    So many suspects and witnesses, in so many smart, tidy, sun-bright suburban kitchens, the backdrops to Broadchurch’s crumbling marriages.

    Like that of brisk, brittle Cath Atwood (Sarah Parish), who busies herself organising a beach football match-cum-picnic to bring the torn community together. Though you can tell by the arrangement of detective Ellie Miller’s features that she thinks it’s a tasteless idea. And Cath’s reaction to a question about her relationship with husband Jim rocks both Ellie and Alec Hardy.

    As Chris Chibnall’s story builds remorselessly, pulling at the tension, he throws in a new suspect, a devious creep called Aaron Mayford (Horrible Histories’ Jim Howick). As for rape survivor Trish (Julie Hesmondhalgh), she visits the crime scene with Ellie and Alec.

    When threads of memory return and she remembers her pre-attack self, Trish utters a sentence filled with a cargo of sadness: “I was so happy that night…”

    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
    2017-03-20
    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
    Clive LucasSebastian Armesto
    DC Katie HarfordGeorgina Campbell
    Maggie RadcliffeCarolyn Pickles
    Rev Paul CoatesArthur Darvill
    Chloe LatimerCharlotte Beaumont
    Tom MillerAdam Wilson
    Chas the cookCharles Babalola
    Arthur TamworthRichard Hope
    Leah WintermanHannah Millward
    Nige CarterJoe Sims
    CharlieAaron May
    David BarrettRoy Hudd
    Michael LucasDeon Lee-Williams
    DanielJasper Meehan
    Daisy HardyHannah Rae
    Lindsay LucasBecky Brunning
    Leo HumphriesChris Mason
    Sarah ElseyCharlotte Lucas
    Uniform BobSteve Bennett
    DanaSimone Ashley
    Jenna MayfordHara Yannas
    Aaron MayfordJim Howick
    Nick FoulkesSimon Cook
    ZoeElen Rhys
    Laura BensonKelly Gough

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorDaniel Nettheim
    Executive producerJane Featherstone
    Executive producerChris Chibnall
    ProducerDan Winch
    WriterChris Chibnall
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