Articles Tagged 'Chris Chibnall'

The cast of ‘Broadchurch’ season 2

FIRST LOOK: The Cast of ‘Broadchurch’ Season Two Report For Duty

Oh hello there! ITV have published a couple of photos depicting the cast of Broadchurch Season 2 at their first read-through, which took place yesterday in London. As you can see, we’ve got the returning quintet of David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan and Arthur Darvill, together with Charlotte Rampling, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Eve […]

Eve Myles

‘Torchwood’s Eve Myles Joins The Cast Of ‘Broadchurch’ Season Two

While all eyes have understandably been on David Tennant in Gracepoint, plans for the second season of the original Broadchurch are already well under way, and ITV have just released some details of the cast. As you’d expect, given the show’s close ties with the production of Doctor Who—David Tennant, Arthur Darvill, David Bradley and […]


BBCA’s ‘Broadchurch’ Scores Big With British Broadcasting Press

Last night, Broadchurch proved once again to have been the biggest new British drama of the past year when it picked up three of the most prestigious trophies at the Broadcasting Press Guild awards, voted by hard-bitten, cynical and impossible-to-please TV and radio journalists. Their nominations saw to it that the detective drama’s creator, Chris Chibnall, […]

Salisbury Playhouse

‘Broadchurch’s Creator Chris Chibnall Gets Theatrical with a New Play

After scoring an international success with his mystery thriller TV series, Broadchurch, writer Chris Chibnall has turned his pen to a stage comedy. His latest play, his first in a decade, begins performances March 27 at a British regional theater. Called Worst Wedding Ever, Chibnall’s new work focuses on a young couple whose low-key wedding plans are commandeered by […]

Anna Gunn

Major Casting News for U.S. Version of ‘Broadchurch’

If casting can make a series, then the American version of Broadchurch, due to air on Fox next season, is off to an exceedingly promising start. First came word that Doctor Who fave David Tennant will be reprising his role as police detective Alec Hardy from the original British version of Broadchurch, which aired on ITV in the U.K. and on BBC […]


It’s Official: Olivia Colman Will Be Returning to ‘Broadchurch’

Fans of Broadchurch might want to do the happy dance. That’s because Olivia Colman has confirmed that she’ll be reprising her role as Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller for the crime thriller’s second season. The TV show’s first season proved a huge hit on ITV in the U.K. last spring. (It aired on BBC America over the summer and early […]

Broadchurch Extras

Longing for More ‘Broadchurch’? Here are Extra Scenes

Here’s a treat for fans of Broadchurch, the final episode of which aired on BBC America earlier this week: a few extra scenes. After the season ender aired on ITV in the U.K. last April, ITV offered viewers a short video clip containing bonus scenes of various Broadchurch characters attending a wake for murdered Danny Latimer. […]


WATCH: Tiny Fragment Of ‘Sherlock’ Speech In New BBC Drama Trailer

Let’s be really clear about this, there is practically nothing of new Sherlock in the new trailer for forthcoming BBC Dramas that was aired last night. It’s a montage trailer, designed to lift the spirits, attract the attention and generally waft people towards a forthcoming season of quality televisual programming without giving too much away. […]


Fox Planning U.S. Adaptation of ‘Broadchurch’

With BBC AMERICA’s premiere of the U.K. original airing in just under a week (Wednesday, August 7 at 10/9c), Fox has announced that they are planning to adapt Broadchurch for their 2014-15 television season. The British creator of the original series, Chris Chibnall, “will write the premiere episode and executive-produce the series with Shine America’s […]


13 Common Denominators Between ‘Broadchurch’ and ‘Doctor Who’

It’s remarkable that there are quite so many points of commonality between the reality depicted within Broadchurch, and the Whoniverse, even taking into account the size of the British acting industry, and the high turnover of talent within Doctor Who and associated shows. So, without giving any plots away, here’s a list of people that […]

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