Return of the critically acclaimed crime drama set in a Dorset seaside town. In the first series, the murder of 11-year-old Danny Latimer rocked Broadchurch, as DI Alec Hardy - still haunted by the collapse of a previous case he worked on - was put in charge of the investigation. Many local residents came under suspicion, including the boy's father Mark, and the revelation of the killer's identity had far-reaching consequences after weeks of speculation.
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.
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.
New information forces Hardy and Ellie to re-evaluate what they believe. Is it possible that they have been wrong about everything so far?
Ellie tries to wrest back control, and time is running out for Alec Hardy. Meanwhile, Beth Latimer has to face an emotional ordeal alone.
A trap is set - but will it have the desired result? In a turn of events she could never have foreseen, Ellie finds herself exposed and alone.
Decisions are made, truths are revealed and lives in Broadchurch are changed forever.