Decisions are made, truths are revealed and lives in Broadchurch are changed forever.
Ellie tries to wrest back control, and time is running out for Alec Hardy. Meanwhile, Beth Latimer has to face an emotional ordeal alone.
The final arguments are made in Joe Miller’s trial. Hardy and Ellie follow-up on new evidence. Another one of Claire’s secrets comes to light.
Miller’s son wants to give evidence at his father’s trial. Miller helps Alec with his old unsolved murder case.
The townspeople struggle to come to terms with recent events, and shock waves reverberate through Broadchurch. What will the impact be on the Latimers? Meanwhile, Paul continues his secret meetings and Hardy must face a figure from his past.
Hardy faces a race against time as Ellie discovers a startling new piece of evidence, forcing them to reassess their suspicions. Meanwhile, with DS Miller coming under intense pressure from all sides, life for Mark and Beth is about to change for ever.
Joe Miller’s arraignment opens painful wounds for the community of Broadchurch. Detective Hardy is forced to confront ghosts from his past.
Family tensions surface as Ellie struggles to control her sister Lucy, Mark Latimer has a decision to make and Alec Hardy has to face his demons.
Following recent events, Miller is more isolated than ever before as she tries to find out what happened at the clifftop hut. Meanwhile, the police are circling Susan as Nige grows increasingly desperate for her to leave Broadchurch.
The final piece of the jigsaw finally begins to fall into place. DI Hardy and DS Miller attempt to name Danny Latimer’s killer.
The case is stalling and morale is low. At the Broadchurch Echo, Maggie grows determined to solve a mystery that has taken a very personal turn for her.
A local journalist uncovers a new suspect. Beth and Mark try to get more national press coverage of their son’s death. Hardy goes for dinner with Miller and her husband.
Miller realises the evidence Jack handed over does not tally with her knowledge of Danny’s possessions, Jack the newsagent’s gets unfair press treatment.
The mystery around Danny’s death deepens, The Latimer family struggles to cope with their grief, and the Rev Paul Coates decides to speak to the local media.
Crime scene fingerprints lead DI Hardy and DS Miller to a shocking suspect in Danny’s murder. Steve Connelly approaches Beth claiming to have a message from her dead son.
Out-of-town DI Alec Hardy investigates the death of an 11-year-old boy in a seaside community, aided by local girl DS Ellie Miller,The child’s parent and other residents of Broadchurch try to cope with the media frenzy surrounding the case.