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The Best Episodes of Broadchurch

Every episode of Broadchurch ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Broadchurch!

The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

Genres:CrimeDramaMystery
Network:ITV1

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Broadchurch" is "Episode 8", rated 9/10 from 3068 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Episode 8" aired on 4/22/2013 and is rated 0.5 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode 7".

  • Episode 8
    9.0/10 3,068 votes

    #1 - Episode 8

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2013-04-22

    The final piece of the jigsaw finally begins to fall into place. DI Hardy and DS Miller attempt to name Danny Latimer’s killer.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 7
    8.5/10 2,302 votes

    #2 - Episode 7

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-04-15

    Following recent events, Miller is more isolated than ever before as she tries to find out what happened at the clifftop hut. Meanwhile, the police are circling Susan as Nige grows increasingly desperate for her to leave Broadchurch.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 8
    8.5/10 2,055 votes

    #3 - Episode 8

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-02-23

    Decisions are made, truths are revealed and lives in Broadchurch are changed forever.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 5
    8.4/10 2,266 votes

    #4 - Episode 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-04-01

    Miller realises the evidence Jack handed over does not tally with her knowledge of Danny's possessions, Jack the newsagent's gets unfair press treatment.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 6
    8.4/10 1,519 votes

    #5 - Episode 6

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-04-03

    Ed comes under scrutiny, and Mark makes a decision.

    Director: Lewis Arnold

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 8
    8.4/10 1,651 votes

    #6 - Episode 8

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-04-17

    Hardy and Ellie uncover the truth behind the rape of Trish Winterman, and lives in Broadchurch are changed forever. Series Finale.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 1
    8.2/10 2,899 votes

    #7 - Episode 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-03-04

    Out-of-town DI Alec Hardy investigates the death of an 11-year-old boy in a seaside community, aided by local girl DS Ellie Miller,The child's parent and other residents of Broadchurch try to cope with the media frenzy surrounding the case.

    Director: James Strong

    Writer: Chris Chibnall

  • Episode 6
    8.2/10 2,167 votes

    #8 - Episode 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-04-08

    The case is stalling and morale is low. At the Broadchurch Echo, Maggie grows determined to solve a mystery that has taken a very personal turn for her.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 7
    8.2/10 1,724 votes

    #9 - Episode 7

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-02-16

    The final arguments are made in Joe Miller's trial. Hardy and Ellie follow-up on new evidence. Another one of Claire's secrets comes to light.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 2
    8.1/10 2,405 votes

    #10 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-03-11

    The mystery around Danny's death deepens, The Latimer family struggles to cope with their grief, and the Rev Paul Coates decides to speak to the local media.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 1
    8.1/10 2,298 votes

    #11 - Episode 1

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-01-05

    Joe Miller's arraignment opens painful wounds for the community of Broadchurch. Detective Hardy is forced to confront ghosts from his past.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 1
    8.1/10 1,834 votes

    #12 - Episode 1

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-02-27

    DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller are called to investigate a serious sexual assault.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 7
    8.1/10 1,372 votes

    #13 - Episode 7

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-04-10

    Important pieces of evidence come to light against all the key suspects in the case – Ellie and Hardy can feel the vice tightening and know that soon, the case will crack open...

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 3
    8.0/10 2,278 votes

    #14 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-03-18

    Crime scene fingerprints lead DI Hardy and DS Miller to a shocking suspect in Danny's murder. Steve Connelly approaches Beth claiming to have a message from her dead son.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 4
    8.0/10 2,217 votes

    #15 - Episode 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-03-25

    A local journalist uncovers a new suspect. Beth and Mark try to get more national press coverage of their son's death. Hardy goes for dinner with Miller and her husband.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 6
    8.0/10 1,713 votes

    #16 - Episode 6

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-02-09

    Ellie tries to wrest back control, and time is running out for Alec Hardy. Meanwhile, Beth Latimer has to face an emotional ordeal alone.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 4
    8.0/10 1,452 votes

    #17 - Episode 4

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-03-20

    Trish returns to the scene of the crime in the hope it will prompt her to remember something more about the attack, while DC Katie Harford thinks she has a strong lead when she discovers a new suspect who doesn't have an alibi. Cath reveals interesting new information about the night of her party, while a match is made for the male DNA found on Trish. An unknown woman walks into the police station.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 5
    8.0/10 1,401 votes

    #18 - Episode 5

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-03-27

    The crime drama continues. New information forces Hardy and Ellie to re-evaluate the case.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 2
    7.9/10 1,506 votes

    #19 - Episode 2

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-03-06

    Shockwaves reverberate through Broadchurch as news of the attack spreads.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 3
    7.9/10 1,455 votes

    #20 - Episode 3

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-03-13

    Hardy and Ellie appeal to Trish to be more open. The officers of Broadchurch CID start to uncover inconsistencies and lies.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 3
    7.8/10 1,852 votes

    #21 - Episode 3

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-01-19

    Hardy faces a race against time as Ellie discovers a startling new piece of evidence, forcing them to reassess their suspicions. Meanwhile, with DS Miller coming under intense pressure from all sides, life for Mark and Beth is about to change for ever.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 4
    7.8/10 1,771 votes

    #22 - Episode 4

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-01-26

    Family tensions surface as Ellie struggles to control her sister Lucy, Mark Latimer has a decision to make and Alec Hardy has to face his demons.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 5
    7.8/10 1,695 votes

    #23 - Episode 5

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-02-02

    Miller's son wants to give evidence at his father's trial. Miller helps Alec with his old unsolved murder case.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 2
    7.7/10 1,932 votes

    #24 - Episode 2

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-01-12

    The townspeople struggle to come to terms with recent events, and shock waves reverberate through Broadchurch. What will the impact be on the Latimers? Meanwhile, Paul continues his secret meetings and Hardy must face a figure from his past.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A