VIDEO: Olivia Colman On Researching And Playing Broadchurch's Ellie Miller

Olivia Colman has been telling BBC America about how she researched the role of DS Ellie Miller for Broadchurch

"I didn't want to have in my head the vision of a really professional police officer, " she says to explain Ellie's everyday approach, as first and foremost a mum and a resident of Broadchurch."I wanted to highlight the difference between her and everybody else."

She also speaks about how much she loves playing Ellie. "Her way of looking after her community and putting back into it was to join the police," she says, describing the back story that she developed for the character during rehearsals. 

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Watch episode 4 of Broadchurch starring Olivia Colman, David Tennant, Arthur Darvill and David Bradley on BBC America tomorrow night (28th August) at 10pm ET/PT

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