AUSTRALIA: Broadchurch Season 2 To Premiere On February 15th

The second season of the acclaimed ITV drama will premiere on ABC in Australia on Sunday 15th February at 8.40pm.

David Tennant returns as Alec Hardy and Olivia Colman reprises her role as Ellie Miller, whose life was torn apart when her husband Joe confessed to murdering local schoolboy Danny Latimer in the seaside town.

Also back are Jodie Whittaker and Andrew Buchan who return as Danny’s parents Beth and Mark Latimer; Arthur Darvill as the Reverend Paul Coates; Carolyn Pickles as newspaper editor Maggie Radcliffe, and Australia’s Simone McAulley as publican Becca Fisher.

New faces include Emmy-nominated film and television actress Charlotte Rampling and Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Marianne Jean-Baptiste. They will be joined by James D’Arcy (Hitchcock), Eve Myles (Little Dorritt, Torchwood) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Bad Education).

James Strong returns as part of a directing team that also includes Australian award-winning directors Jessica Hobbs (The Slap) and Jonathan Teplitzky (The Railway Man). The series was created and written by Chris Chibnall and the narrative picks up following the shattering events of the first series.

Another new series premieres the same night on ABC directly after Broadchurch featuring another former Doctor Who star: the twelve part thriller Fortitude stars Christopher Eccleston.

Source: TV Tonight