Broadchurch Series 1 Episode 3 (ITV) Review

Things weren’t looking great for Mark on last week’s Broadchurch, with the walls closing in on him and his phoney alibi just as Hardy and Miller identified the beach house as a possible murder scene. This week, we get the whole story, but it doesn’t mean that the mystery of Danny’s death is any clearer. As I mentioned last week, and I have no doubt many of you figured also, it was always a long shot for Mark to actually be Danny’s killer. He’s so obvious, what with his shifty looks and mysterious absence on the night of the incident, but now we know that he was actually playing away. Surely a murder charge is worse than the label of adulterer? Maybe not, since Mark had convinced himself that his taking the family for granted may have been what tempted fate. This allows all of the red herrings, such as the opening dream sequence, to make sense – he felt guilty, but not for the reasons we first thought. READ MORE...


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