Broadchurch Series 1 Episode 5 (ITV) Review

We’re another week into Broadchurch’s intriguing whodunit and this fifth episode chooses to focus on one village resident in particular. The finger was pointed at Jack Marshall last week when his hidden past with children was uncovered, and here we discover more about his story and what he might have had to do with Danny Latimer’s death. What he had to do with Danny’s death turns out to be nothing at all but, small grieving towns being what they are, the residents of Broadchurch are quick to assume that Jack’s perchance for hugging young boys means that he’s a raging paedophile who needs to be dealt with promptly. After some digging from Hardy, Marshall reveals that he entered into an affair with a 15-year-old student while working as a music teacher, served his time in jail, and then married the girl and started a family. READ MORE...


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