Millions of viewers tuned in to watch the finale of Broadchurch this evening to finally find out who committed the rape of Trish Winterman. The puzzle which has been on the minds of the fans of the drama for two months.
The writer Chris Chibnall admitted that he didn’t even inform the cast members on how the series would end, so that all loose ends could be concealed until the dramatic finale.
The main suspects included Trish’s husband (from whom she split), Ian Winterman, her best friend’s husband, Jim Atwood, her boss, Ed Burnett, the local cab driver, Clive Lucas and also the manager of a rope and twine store, Leo Humphries. There, were however several other characters who fans believed could be the surprise culprit.
It has also been confirmed that this series of Broadchurch will also be the very last. Fans of the show were disappointed to hear of this news as it has been a huge hit on ITV over the past few years.
Yesterday, one viewer wrote “I can’t believe Broadchurch finishes for good tomorrow”.
Chris Chibnall himself was in tears when writing the final episode. “Sitting down to watch the final episode was very emotional. Hopefully there are some surprises. I think there is a sense of completion”.
The final episode of the series revealed that the culprits were Leo Humphries and Michael Lucas. Here’s how people reacted on Twitter:
leo is an evil bastard omg #broadchurch
— Aimee Worth (@aimee_worth) April 17, 2017
— Jacob Brettle (@JBrettle) April 17, 2017
— Jessica Eve Kearns (@JessEveKearns) April 17, 2017
— Georgie Wilkie (@georgiewilkie) April 17, 2017
#broadchurch I KNEW IT!!
Michael The Taxi Drivers son Done it!! With Pressure from Leo i didnt think Leo But i knew Michael Was The One!!
— Kieran OGrady (@OiOitsKieran) April 17, 2017
— Laura Reveley (@LauraReveley) April 17, 2017
totally didn't see that coming with Michael but Leo makes me sick #broadchurch
— Hazel Winstanley (@HazelnutinYork) April 17, 2017
#broadchurch He groomed both Michael & his girlfriend…
— Karen Wilkinson (@KarenLWilkinson) April 17, 2017
— Cerran (@Cerran_Murphy) April 17, 2017
I've never felt so many emotions in a space of an hour before #broadchurch
— amy (@amypearce_) April 17, 2017
#broadchurch ok who else is crying?
— Elaine MacRate (@elainemaczero) April 17, 2017
Broadchurch finale … a bit disturbing but worth the watch
— karen cameron (@burniecam) April 17, 2017
Well that was very good. I was wrong about who I thought it would be. #broadchurch
— Janet Kearns (@Jan2555) April 17, 2017
People are sad to see Broadchurch end:
Bubi broadchurch, it's been emotional! 👌👏👋👋👋
— SweetTweetDesigns (@sweettweet_hats) April 17, 2017
I DONT WANT BROADCHURCH TO END #Broadchurch
— ✨lou ✨ (@callmelou98) April 17, 2017
Miller and Hardy on that bench, aaaand now I'm getting emotional #broadchurch
— Snarglepip 😻 (@Snarglepip) April 17, 2017
It all started off as a mild curiosity on a cliff top, now it's turned into quite the great spirit of adventure
— Matthew (@MattBobRoss) April 17, 2017
Well this series of Broadchurch has been absolutely incredible. I'm gonna miss it so much.
— beth (@justtbeth) April 17, 2017
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