- 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
The jury delivers its verdict on Joe Miller, leading to a bitter exchange between the winning and losing barristers. Meanwhile Hardy arrests Claire on the strength of the evidence she has brought him and interviews her, finding she has links to more than one of the suspects in the Sandbrook case, the next step being to charge Lee Ashworth. Assisted by a still emotional Ellie and now driven to the point of obsession he questions Ashworth and finally solves who killed the two young girls in Sandbrook, putting an end to two years of torment. Broadchurch itself now reverberates to the end of the murder trial and its result, as the residents attempt to move on with their lives.