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Watch the Full First Episode of BBC America's Acclaimed Crime Drama 'Broadchurch,' Starring Olivia Colman and David Tennant

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire August 5, 2013 at 7:26AM

"Broadchurch," the eight-part ITV series coming to the U.S. via BBC America starting on August 7th, is several steps up from your typical British crime drama.
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"Broadchurch," the eight-part ITV series coming to the U.S. via BBC America starting on August 7th, is several rungs up from your typical British crime drama. For one, it stars the always welcome David Tennant ("Doctor Who") and Olivia Colman ("Tyrannosaur"), and for another, it's as much about how its central murder affects the close-knit coastal community in which it takes place as it is about the solving as a crime. We'll have our review tomorrow -- in the meanwhile, BBC America has posted the full first episode below. Take a look:


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