Broadchurch is an 8 part drama series which looks at how the murder of a boy - Danny Latimer - affects a small, market town in Dorset. It will explore what happens to this small community when it suddenly becomes the focus of a major event and is subjected to the full glare of the media spotlight.
The main focus of the drama is the investigation into Danny's death lead by DI Hardy [David Tennant] and DS Ellie Miller [Oliva Colman], but other strands explored in the drama include the impact on Danny's immediate family, and how they cope and move on; the wider community in the town, and how they deal with the tragedy; the role of the church in such circumstances, and how people affected by the crime can look to faith; and also the role of the media - local and national - and how people deal with the kind of scrutiny a crime like this brings.
From the immediate family, and then radiating out, one by one the community of Broadchurch are drawn into the police enquiry, Local hoteliers...
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