LISTEN: Exclusive Viewing of TV Show with David Tennant Shown in Bridport
1:48pm 7th February 2013
150 people in Bridport have attended the first viewing of the TV drama 'Broadchurch', filmed in West Bay..almost two weeks before its official launch at the BAFTA's.
Creator Chris Chibnall, who's from Bridport, agreed the screening with ITV as a thank you to residents and businesses whose lives were disrupted by the filming last year.
Last night (Wednesday 6th February) at the Bridport Arts Centre, the audience saw the first episode in full, followed by a question and answer session involving Chris, together with Broadchurch's producer and director.
The audience were also asked to keep details of the screening secret, till the eight-part series is shown by ITV 1, which is believed to be soon.
Here, producer Richard Stokes talks about Chris Chibnall, and his reasons for filming much of the programme on West Dorset's Jurassic Coast...