Release Year: 2013
Creator: Chris Chibnall
Starring: Olivia Colman, David Tennant
Broadchurch is a British television series and stars David Tennant of Doctor Who fame as Detective Alec Hardy who arrives at the fictional coastal town with a past he’d soon like to forget after a botched murder investigation at his old job. He teams up with Detective Ellie Miller (Colman) who is returning from vacation to find Hardy took her promotion and now they must work together after an 11-year-old boy is found dead on the beach.
The investigation takes physical and emotional tolls on Hardy and Miller as well as the people of the close-knit town where everybody seems to know everybody. The mystery leaves the viewer guessing who the real murderer is and the way the show is shot, you never know what direction they’re going next. This is one of the best murder mysteries on Netflix and one of the best from across the pond.
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