Characters

Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller

Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller

Wife, mother, and police officer Ellie Miller returns from leave to find a series of unpleasant surprises awaiting her.

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Detective Inspector Alec Hardy

Detective Inspector Alec Hardy

Alec Hardy is a recent arrival in Broadchurch, having fled big city life for a small-town fresh start.

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Beth Latimer

Beth Latimer

Beth is faced with every parent’s worst nightmare when her son Danny is found murdered.

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Mark Latimer

Mark Latimer

The town’s plumber Mark is popular among the locals, but everyone has their secrets.

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Jocelyn Knight, Queen’s Counsel

Jocelyn Knight, Queen’s Counsel

Though she is a highly esteemed local barrister, Jocelyn has not taken a case in three years.

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Sharon Bishop, Queen’s Counsel

Sharon Bishop, Queen’s Counsel

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.

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Reverend Paul Coates

Reverend Paul Coates

As the local religious leader, Paul must find a way to keep his vicarage from falling to pieces when tragedy strikes.

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Claire Ashworth

Claire Ashworth

A key witness in the infamous Sandbrook murder case, Claire is the reason why Alec Hardy came to Broadchurch in the first place.

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Lee Ashworth

Lee Ashworth

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.

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Abby Thompson

Abby Thompson

Junior barrister Abby Thompson gets a huge shock when her client, Joe Miller, pleads not guilty to murder without previously consulting her.

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Chloe Latimer

Chloe Latimer

Chloe is Beth and Mark’s only daughter. Though once rebellious, she had no choice but to grow up quickly following …

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Joe Miller

Joe Miller

Joe is a devoted father and husband, looking after the house and kids as his wife Ellie investigates the murder of Danny Latimer.

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Tom Miller

Tom Miller

Ellie’s son Tom was Danny Miller’s best friend. When Danny’s body is discovered.

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Maggie Radcliffe

Maggie Radcliffe

Maggie is a veteran reporter and editor of the Broadchurch Echo.

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Olly Stevens

Olly Stevens

Olly is an eager local reporter, and Ellie’s nephew, who wants nothing more than to make it to the big leagues.

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Susan Wright

Susan Wright

Susan can usually be found lurking in the shadows, watching, but rarely interacting with the other locals.

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Becca Fisher

Becca Fisher

The flirty Australian hotelier is struggling to fill rooms once news of the crime deters people from visiting the beach.

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Nige Carter

Nige Carter

Employee at Mark Latimer’s plumbing company and trusted family friend, Nige has a strange tie with loner Susan.

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