BBC AMERICA TO PREMIERE BROADCHURCH STARRING DAVID TENNANT and ARTHUR DARVILL IN THE US
BBC AMERICA has announced that the eight part ensemble drama Broadchurch starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Vicky McClure and Arthur Darvill will premiere in the US on the channel in 2013.
From the producers of The Hour, MI-5 and Life on Mars, Kudos Film and Television, and distributed by Shine International,Broadchurch is written and created by Chris Chibnall (Torchwood, Law & Order: UK, Doctor Who) with Richard Stokes (Silk, Law & Order: UK, Torchwood) as producer and Jane Featherstone (The Hour, Life on Mars, Law & Order: UK) and Chibnall as executive producers. James Strong (United, Downton Abbey, Silent Witness, Doctor Who) has directed the first two episodes and episodes seven and eight of the series.
The series explores what happens to a small community when it suddenly becomes the focus of a major murder investigation and is subjected to the full glare of the media spotlight. Broadchurch,will premiere as part of BBC AMERICA’s groundbreaking drama block, Dramaville, in 2013.
The ITV drama was commissioned by ITV1.
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David Tennant is to star in ITV1 drama Broadchurch, a new eight-part series penned by Doctor Who and Torchwood writer Chris Chibnall.
Broadchurch will explore what happens to a small community when it suddenly becomes the focus of a major event and is subjected to the full glare of the media spotlight.
Tennant will play DI Alec Hardy, a newly promoted police detective who arrives in the town following the death of a young boy.
Vicky McClure, who recently starred with Doctor Who actor Arthur Darvill, who will play town priest Paul Coates.
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