Trivia / Broadchurch

  • Acting in the Dark: The actors were not told who the actual murderer is.
  • Actor Allusion: The first time Hardy finds a clue that is a big lead in the case he pulls out a pair of glasses and his voice gets more doctor-ey.
    • He also says "No, don't do that" in the beginning of season 2.
  • Name's the Same: Chloe's boyfriend Dean Thomas. Alfred Enoch, who plays Dean in Harry Potter, shows up at one point as well, to add to the confusion.
  • Playing Against Type: David Bradley makes a rare appearance as an extremely sympathetic character.
  • Throw It In: "I just want you to know, I think you're a truly horrible person." Ironically one of the very few things about Series 2 that just about everyone loves.
  • Doctor Who cast reunited: David Tennant (Tenth Doctor), Olivia Colman (Prisoner Zero), Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams), Jonathan Bailey (Psi), Eve Myles (Gwyneth and Gwen Cooper), Meera Syal (Dr Nasreen Chaudhry), Adjoa Andoh (Francine Jones), Peter De Jersey (Androgar) and David Bradley, who played William Hartnell in An Adventure in Space and Time (plus the villain from "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship"), all appear here.
    • A few Torchwood cast members are also reunited: As well as Eve Myles, Susan Brown (Bridget Spears), Lucy Gohu (Alice Carter), and Matthew Graville (Doctor from 'End of Days') appear.
  • During production of Season 1, nearly everyone - including David Tennant himself - was Locked Out of the Loop concerning the killer's true identity to prevent potential leaks. Olivia Colman was one of few people told early on, with most not finding out until The Reveal was looming.