- Writers: Chris Chibnall
- Stars: Adam Wilson , Andrew Buchan , Arthur Darvill , Benji Yapp , Carolyn Pickles , Charlotte Beaumont , Charlotte Rampling , David Tennant , Eve Myles , Hollie Burgess , James D'Arcy , Jodie Whittaker , Joe Sims , Jonathan Bailey , Marianne Jean-Baptiste , Matthew Gravelle , Meera Syal , Olivia Colman , Oskar McNamara , Pauline Quirke , Peter De Jersey , Phoebe Waller-Bridge , Simone McAullay , Steve Bennett , Susan Brown , Tanya Franks , Vicky McClure , Will Mellor , William Andrews
Hardy is doubly annoyed when Claire appears to be happy to go on seeing Ashworth and Ashworth himself declares his intention to stay in Broadchurch, seeking Hardy's help to try and clear his name. Rejected by Beth Ellie has a night out with Claire and learns the truth about the night the two girls were killed. Next day the trial continues with both barristers having family secrets not known to the public. Ellie takes the stand and has a hard time as Sharon Bishop tries to discredit her.