Broadchurch Season 4: Release Date | Trailer | Cast | Recap and More

Starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman, Broadchurch has run for three successful seasons so far. Fans are hoping to see season 4 since season 3 concluded. Let’s see what Chris Chibnall has to say about Broadchurch Season 4. 

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Written and created by Chris Chibnall, who also wrote Doctor Who, Broadchurch is a British mystery and crime drama series. The series will take you to the fictional English town in Dorset named Broadchurch. It follows a case solved by two police detectives DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller. 

The series debuted on 4 March 2013  on ITV and gained the attention of almost 10 million viewers. The series is acclaimed by both viewers and critics. So far, three seasons of the series have premiered.  Season 1 ran from 4 March 2013 to 22 April 2013. Season 2  premiered from 5 January 2015 to 23 February 2015, and Season 3 ran from 27 February 2017 to 17 April 2017.

Its popularity increased with the release of every season. Soon, it became one of the most-watched serial dramas on ITV. Fans are crazy about it and looking forward and to have season 4 of the series. Well, before getting into the release date of season 4, let talk about the series.

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Broadchurch Plot: Recap

Every season begins with the murder mystery which is solved by the quick-witted police detectives DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller. 

Season 1 of the series focused on the murder case of an 11-year-old boy. Everyone living in the small town came under suspicion, especially his family. Father of Danny named Mark was one of the main suspects as his location at the time of the murder was not disclosed. later, it turned out that he was with his affair. Meanwhile, DS Ellie Miller and DI Alec Hardy were facing tussles in their relationship when they discover that DS Miller wanted DI Hardy’s position. In the end, her husband Joe is disclosed as the murderer. 

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In season 2, it was found that Joe was innocent. The jury discharged him after months of trial. On the other hand, Danny’s father Mark, and his friend Nige caught the real culprit. They exiled the killer from Broadchurch. In addition to the above, we also saw the role of Alec in the Sandbrook case. We saw Ricky killed Lisa but unintentionally.

In season 3, the story revolves around a rape case of a local woman. After the investigation and intense courtroom drama, Clive Lucas was found guilty. However, he was not actually guilty.  

Later, it was disclosed that he was covering for his high school stepsons Michael and Leo. The main culprit was Leo, and he shamelessly admitted it. The story concluded with the final scene where DI Miller was trying to pull herself together. Hardy comforted him.

The Cast of Broadchurch

The main cast of the series includes –

  • David Tennant as Alec Hardy 
  • Olivia Colman as Ellie Miller 
  • Jodie Whittaker as Beth Latimer
  • Andrew Buchan as Mark Latimer
  • Carolyn Pickles as Maggie Radcliffe
  • Arthur Darvill as Rev. Paul Coates
  • Charlotte Beaumont as Chloe Latimer
  • Adam Wilson as Tom Miller
  • Matthew Gravelleas as Joe Mille

Broadchurch Season 4 Release Date: Cancelled or Renewed?

Unfortunately, the series will not return for season 4. Both Chris Chibnall and ITV confirmed the news. Chris Chibnall said that he always had the script of three seasons in mind. The series was meant to be ended after three seasons. After season 3 concluded in 2017, Chris Chibnall spoke to the fans through BBC Radio 4 program. He- said

That is it, and there will be no more after this one, absolutely.” 

He further added, “It’s been an extraordinary journey with the show it has taken us all by surprise.” 

So the series is finally canceled.

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IMDB Rating of Broadchurch

The series gained love and warmth from the viewers and scored an exceptional rating of 8.4 out of 10.

Trailer of Broadchurch

Here is the exciting trailer of season 3 for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where to Watch Broadchurch Season 4?

You can watch it on Amazon prime video. You can also watch it on Netflix.

How many seasons are there in the Broadchurch series?

There are three seasons of the series, and each season has 8 episodes. So, there is a total of 24 episodes.

Final Words

The Broadchurch series is one of the best crime drama streaming on ITV. The creators have maintained the quality throughout the series. You can judge the exceptional performance of the actors by the number of awards they clinched. The series is also nominated for several awards and gets the honor of winning numerous awards that includes TV Choice Awards, Broadcasting Press Guild Television and Radio Awards, and more. 

Broadchurch season 3 won Crime Drama at National Television Awards in 2018. The plot is engaging, and you will not be bored while watching it.

If you love crime drama, it is an excellent option for you.

If you have any questions about this series or any other series, let me know in the comment section. I will be happy to answers all your queries.

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