Detective Inspector Alec Hardy

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

An experienced detective, Hardy’s name was tarnished quite publicly when he found himself at the center of a scandal surrounding a major case he was investigating.

When 11-year-old Danny Latimer turns up dead on the beach, Hardy knows he’s facing another tough case, but this time he’s determined to get it right.

About David Tennant

Tennant is most known for his role as the Tenth Doctor in the beloved 'Doctor Who' series. He recently starred in hit BBC drama 'The Politician's Husband' and BBC America co-production 'Spies of Warsaw.'