Broadchurch series 3 finale – who attacked Trish? One last look at the suspects

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Over the past eight weeks we’ve watched Broadchurch, with rapt attention, as Hardy and Miller attempted to solve one final crime.

The first episode saw Trish Winterman (Julie Hesmondlalgh) calling the police the morning after being sexually assaulted. Over the course of the rest of the series, it was revealed that there was a serial rapist in the coastal town.

Tonight (Monday, April 17), the attacker is set to be revealed – last week’s episode ended on a cliffhanger as Miller and Hardy found the last piece of evidence they needed. Here’s a final look at who it could be, and why…

One last piece on Broadchurch for the Metro.

I never got these articles quite right, to be blunt. There was something that seemed a little tawdry about writing, effectively, whodunnit theory posts for Broadchurch series 3 in a way that doesn’t quite seem to apply with the first two instalments of the show. Indeed, while I was writing them, one of my Yahoo colleagues Ben Homes wrote something to that affect, saying the show wasn’t about a whodunnit; while I’m not quite sure I’d agree, it did feel a little like an indirect, whether consciously or not – probably not, and it was more my own concerns about what I was doing that prompted how I read his piece.

You can notice, too, that I never quite came out and directly addressed what happened in Broadchurch, always using words like “attacked” or “assaulted”; my friend Zak, who’d been reading my articles but not watching the show, was under the impression until fairly late in the season that there had been another murder, which is telling.

So, yeah, I don’t know. In the grand scheme of things, I don’t think my approach with these articles is exactly an ethical failing or whatever, but there was definitely a bit of a screw-up going on here.

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Broadchurch episode 5 – all the clues you might have missed

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With another new episode of Broadchurch, the case continues to unfold.

There’s still little sign of the net closing around one particular person – in fact, Broadchurch threw us a curveball this episode, with the implication that the attacker is someone entirely new that we’ve not yet seen before.

It’ll be a while still before we can be certain who did it – but for now, consider these potential suspects.

Another article on Broadchurch for the Metro.

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Broadchurch episode 4 – Who attacked Trish? Here are all the clues you might have missed

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With another new episode of Broadchurch, the case continues to unfold, and become murkier than ever.

There’s still little sign of the net closing in around one particular person – Broadchurch is still quite resolutely keeping the suspects ambiguous, with plenty of contrasting evidence to suggest different people.

It’ll be a while still before we can be certain who did it – but for now, here’s is how these potential suspects are shaping up.

Another article on Broadchurch for the Metro.

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Broadchurch: Who attacked Trish? All the clues pointing to the attacker you might have missed in episode 3

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As the drama series progresses, the case continues to unfold – episode 3 introduces us to more new suspects and gives us more evidence to consider.

There’s no sign of the net closing around one particular person, however – Broadchurch is still quite resolutely keeping the suspects ambiguous, with plenty of contrasting evidence to suggest different people.

It’ll be a while still before we can be certain who did it – but for now, take a look at these pieces of evidence…

Another article on Broadchurch for the Metro.

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Broadchurch episode two – Here are the latest clues as to who attacked Trish

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Tonight’s episode of Broadchurch saw Alec Hardy (David Tennant) and Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) meet with three potential suspects, while Trish gave her deposition interview about what happened the night of the assault.

As with every episode of Broadchurch, there were plenty of twists and turns ahead, not to mention a big helping of characters behaving suspiciously.

Here are some of the clues and details from tonight’s episode that might hold the key to solving the mystery.

Latest Broadchurch article, analysing the potential suspects from tonight’s episode.

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Broadchurch – Who attacked Trish? Here are all the clues from episode one

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Broadchurch is back for one final mystery before the show draws to a close. DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) and DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant) have returned to investigate a serious sexual assault in the Dorset community.

As with every series of Broadchurch, there are plenty of twists and turns ahead. Here are some of the clues and details from tonight’s episode that might hold the key to solving the mystery.

I wrote a piece about Broadchurch, and made some attempts to solve the mystery!

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