BroadchurchOne of the breakout hits of British television this year will soon be gracing Canadian screens.

ITV crime drama Broadchurch – which will no doubt go down as the best drama on British screens this year – is coming to Showcase this August.

Former Doctor Who actor David Tennant features alongside Olivia Colman (The Iron Lady) in the eight-part mystery series that comes from the pen of Chris Chibnall (Torchwood, Law & Order: UK).

Tennant stars as Detective Inspector Alec Hardy, a new-to-town, newly promoted police detective partnered with local Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman; The Iron Lady,Peep Show) who have been assigned to investigate Danny’s death. With a personal tie to the case, Ellie must find reserves of patience and toughness to negotiate a professional relationship with the difficult and unyielding Hardy. Continue reading »