Wife, mother, and police officer Ellie Miller returns from leave to find a series of unpleasant surprises awaiting her.
Alec Hardy is a recent arrival in Broadchurch, having fled big city life for a small-town fresh start.
Beth is faced with every parent’s worst nightmare when her son Danny is found murdered.
The town’s plumber Mark is popular among the locals, but everyone has their secrets.
Though she is a highly esteemed local barrister, Jocelyn has not taken a case in three years.
No-nonsense barrister Sharon Bishop doesn’t take on a case she doesn’t believe she can win, and Joe Miller is her newest project.
As the local religious leader, Paul must find a way to keep his vicarage from falling to pieces when tragedy strikes.
A key witness in the infamous Sandbrook murder case, Claire is the reason why Alec Hardy came to Broadchurch in the first place.
Lee Ashworth was Alec Hardy’s primary suspect in the disappearance of 19-year-old Lisa Newberry and the murder of her 12-year-old cousin, Pippa.
Junior barrister Abby Thompson gets a huge shock when her client, Joe Miller, pleads not guilty to murder without previously consulting her.
Chloe is Beth and Mark’s only daughter. Though once rebellious, she had no choice but to grow up quickly following …
Joe is a devoted father and husband, looking after the house and kids as his wife Ellie investigates the murder of Danny Latimer.
Ellie’s son Tom was Danny Miller’s best friend. When Danny’s body is discovered.
Maggie is a veteran reporter and editor of the Broadchurch Echo.
Olly is an eager local reporter, and Ellie’s nephew, who wants nothing more than to make it to the big leagues.
Susan can usually be found lurking in the shadows, watching, but rarely interacting with the other locals.
The flirty Australian hotelier is struggling to fill rooms once news of the crime deters people from visiting the beach.
Employee at Mark Latimer’s plumbing company and trusted family friend, Nige has a strange tie with loner Susan.
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